Immediately put a password lock on your SIM, no one will be able to misuse it.

If your phone is lost or stolen, the SIM card can be misused even when it is locked. A thief or attacker can remove the SIM card from your phone and use it by inserting it in another phone. In this way, your banking one-time-password (OTP) messages will also fall into his hands. It would be better if you lock the SIM card immediately.

SIM Swapping scam has also increased rapidly in the past days and attackers are making innocent users victims of fraud. It is also important to lock the SIM to avoid scams and cyber crimes related to SIM cards. You can easily set a PIN or password for the SIM card by going to the phone’s settings. In this way, when SIM is installed in a new phone, the SIM cannot be used without entering the PIN.

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This is how you can lock your SIM card

– First of all, go to your phone’s settings and search by typing Sim Card Lock in the search bar at the top.

– As an alternative, you can go to System Security after tapping on Password & Security settings, where you will get this option.

– Samsung users will see this feature by tapping on Other security in Biometrics and security section.

– Now tap on Sim Card Lock.

– You will be asked to enter the default SIM, which is 0000 and after this you will be able to create a new PIN of your choice.

– After locking the SIM card with the help of this PIN, every time you restart the phone or insert the SIM in a new phone, you will have to enter the PIN first.

You will be able to make phone calls even when there is no network, the most useful trick for users

In any case, if wrong PIN is entered more than 3 times, then PUK code is demanded, which is known only after contacting the telecom operator. In this way, your SIM card cannot be misused at all and in a way it is locked, the key of which is with you in the form of PIN.

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