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How To Set Security PIN For All Your SIM Cards On Android And iPhone

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How To Set Security PIN For All Your SIM Cards On Android And iPhone

How To Set Security PIN For All Your SIM Cards On Android And iPhone

Welcome To Flippstack, we will be walking you through how to set a security pin for all your sim cards to avoid your bank account being emptied by fraudsters when your phone is stolen.

It’s no longer news that SIM cards swap fraud is now the current trending update making the rounds in Nigeria today, and this is been carried out by skilled and unskilled cyber fraud criminals. It is highly recommended and advised you set a sim card pin on your respective sims.

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The below steps is applicable to all SIM cards including MTN, Glo, Airtel, and 9mobile, so kindly follow the below steps to secure your Sim cards to avoid getting your bank account ripped by fraudsters.

How To Set Security PIN For All Your SIM Cards On Android

  • Go to Settings on your Android
  • Go to Security & Location (for Tecno Devices), Password & security – Privacy (for Redmi Users), Biometrics and security – Other security settings (for Samsung Users).
  • Locate ” Set up SIM card lock
  • Now tap on the Lock SIM card to enable
  • Input default sim card pin for Glo, Mtn, 9mobile, and Airtel 0000
  • Once inputted, you can now change your sim card pin from the default (0000) to the pin of your choice.
Note that every registered SIM card either 9mobile, MTN, GLO, or 9Mobile has a default SIM PIN Code which is generally 0000.

How To Set Security PIN For All Your SIM Cards On iPhone

Below are simple steps for iPhone users to set security pins on all their Sim cards:

  • Locate iPhone settings on your respective ios devices
  • Now tap on cellular
  • Now locate SIM PIN
  • Tap on SIM PIN
  • Also, tap to toggle the SIM PIN on
  • Finally, input your current SIM PIN if any or you input the default SIM PIN
  • If you inputted the default sim card lock pin, then you have to change the pin to a new one
  • Finally, you are done.
Just in case you have changed your sim card pin before now and you don’t seem to remember anymore, don’t worry, follow the below steps to reset the forgotten sim card lock pin using the PUK number.

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How To Reset Forgotten Sim Card Pin Using Your Sim PUK Code

In other to reset your sim card lock PIN, all you have to do is simply go to device sim card lock settings, and input a wrong password about 4 times until you get sim card lock.

kindly now input your sim PUK code, and your sim will be unlocked again, and you will then be requested to input a new sim card lock pin.

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How To Set Security PIN For All Your SIM Cards On Android And iPhone

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