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How to turn SIM PIN on and off on iPhone

Discover My iPhone is an extraordinary method to secure your iPhone on the off chance that it is lost or stolen, however it doesn’t do much to ensure your SIM card. In fact, without a PIN empowered on your SIM, anybody with access to your SIM card can utilize it to make telephone calls, send messages, and utilize cell information.

This is obviously a most dire outcome imaginable that I am portraying here, however securing your SIM card with a Personal Identification Number is an awesome method to add another level of security to your telephone and ensure that regardless of whether the gadget itself moves toward becoming bargained, your phone design can remain to some degree secured.

How to set a SIM PIN on your iPhone

1) Open the Settings app, and go to Phone > SIM PIN, then enable the SIM PIN toggle.

2) If this is your first time setting up a SIM PIN, you will be required to create a new PIN containing 4 to 8 numbers. If you previously had a PIN enabled, you will have to re-enter that PIN to enable SIM protection.

How to turn off SIM PIN on your iPhone

1) Launch the Settings app, and go to Phone > SIM PIN, then disable the SIM PIN toggle.

2) Enter your PIN code in order to validate your request to disable SIM PIN, then tap Done.

What happens when SIM PIN is enabled?

Each time you reboot your iPhone, or on the off chance that you embed the SIM card in an alternate telephone, you should enter your SIM PIN to open the SIM card. As specified over, this is an extraordinary method to secure your SIM card and ensure that in the occasion somebody stole your iPhone, they wouldn’t have the capacity to re-utilize that SIM card in an alternate telephone.

Be exceptionally watchful not to overlook that SIM PIN however, or else your SIM card will be bolted and you should connect with your transporter to acquire a PUK code keeping in mind the end goal to open the bolted SIM card.

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