How to change SIM card lock PIN in Samsung Galaxy J2-2016(SM-J210F)?

Last Update Date : Apr 12. 2018

You can set a lock on your SIM card so it can't be used by anyone who doesn't know the lock code. To protect your SIM card from others using it for phone calls or cellular data, you can use a SIM PIN to prevent anyone from accessing precious account information or using your data plan. Then, every time you restart your device or remove the SIM card, your SIM card will automatically lock and you'll see "Locked SIM" in the status bar.

Navigate to Apps → Settings → Lock screen and security → Other security settings → Set up SIM card lock → Activate switch → Enter PIN → Ok → Change SIM card PIN → Enter Current SIM card PIN → Ok → Enter New SIM card PIN → Ok → Enter New SIM card PIN again → Ok


Pictorial representation to change SIM card lock PIN is as follows:  

 

a). Tap on Apps icon from the Home screen.

 

.  

 

b). Drag the Screen upwards to access more apps.

 

.  

 

c). Tap on Settings icon.

 

.  

 

d). Tap on Lock screen and security settings.

 

.  

 

e). Drag the Screen upwards to access more settings.

 

.  

 

f). Select and tap on Other security settings.

 

.  

 

g). Tap on Set up SIM card lock.

 

.  

 

h). Tap on the Switch to activate Lock SIM card.

 

.  

 

i). Enter the PIN.

 

.  

 

NOTE : You may have to get the default SIM card pin from your carrier.

 

j). Tap on Ok.

 

.  

 

k). SIM card has been locked. Tap on Change SIM card PIN to change the pin.

 

.  

 

l). Enter the Current SIM card PIN.

 

. 

 

m). Tap on Ok.

 

. 

 

n). Enter a New SIM card PIN that you want to set.

 

. 

 

o). Tap on Ok.

 

. 

 

p). Enter the New SIM card PIN again to confirm it.

 

. 

 

q). Tap on Ok.

 

.  

 

 

Thank you for your feedback!

Not finding what you're looking for? We're here to help.

Online

Twitter

Tweet us, 8am-5pm, 7 days a week.

Facebook

Comment on our page between, 8am-5pm,
7 days a week.

Live Chat

Live Chat support with a Samsung product expert

Email

We will aim to respond within 24 hours for general inquiry or technical support

Track Your Repair

Check the status of your repair with Samsung

Smart Simulator

A new way to get the answers you want.
Incredible technology with even more amazing support.
The Samsung Interactive guide is the latest and greatest way to get the support you need, when you want.

Escalation to the CEO's Office

Contact the dedicated CEO's Office for any suggestions on how Samsung can assist you better

Online Service Request

Welcome to Cyber Service

Call

0860 726 7864General Inquiries

24 hours a day / 7 days a week

0860 726 623Samsung Pay

24 hours a day / 7 days a week

* For any printer related enquiries please visit the HP website .

Samsung
Support Centre

Samsung Support Centres

Find out more on how you can get face-to-face support.

Smart Service

Samsung SMART SERVICE allows you to experience a whole range of services, right here at our Samsung Experience Store!

Contact Us