How to change PIN code on Archos 55 Cobalt Plus

How to change PIN code on Archos 55 Cobalt Plus

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How to change your PIN code on your Archos 55 Cobalt Plus

You may want to change the PIN code on your Archos 55 Cobalt Plus for several reasons.


Security is often the point raised when one wants to change the PIN code of a device.

We will see here how to change its PIN code on Archos 55 Cobalt Plus, we will then see how to disable the PIN code on your Archos 55 Cobalt Plus and finally we will conclude on security issues related to PIN code.

Since the PIN code is linked to the SIM card of your Archos 55 Cobalt Plus, we assume in this tutorial that your SIM card has been installed in the device.

How to change PIN code on Archos 55 Cobalt Plus

How to change the PIN on your Archos 55 Cobalt Plus

Changing the PIN code on your Archos 55 Cobalt Plus is pretty simple, you just need to know how to do it.

How to change PIN code on Archos 55 Cobalt Plus

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First make sure the SIM card is in your Archos 55 Cobalt Plus, then go to the ‘Settings’ menu of your smartphone, available on the home screen.

Then select ‘Security’ and then ‘Set up SIM card lock’. From there, you can change the SIM code of your Archos 55 Cobalt Plus.

In the case of a configuration with two SIM cards on your Archos 55 Cobalt Plus, you will be able to configure two different PIN codes, each one corresponding to a given SIM card.

However, this procedure requires you to know the current SIM code in order to go to the ‘Settings’ menu as described.

If you do not know your SIM code, get closer to someone who knows it, as you may be blocking your phone after three attempts.

We strongly advise you to contact an expert to change the PIN code of your Archos 55 Cobalt Plus in this case.

How to disable the PIN of your Archos 55 Cobalt Plus

You may just want to disable the PIN of your Archos 55 Cobalt Plus.

To do this, simply click the ‘Lock SIM card’ option in the ‘Security’ menu and then ‘Configure SIM blocking’ as described in the previous paragraph. Once this option is unchecked, you will have disabled the PIN of your Archos 55 Cobalt Plus.

We do not recommend disabling the PIN code unless you are sure what you are doing.

Indeed we will see in the following paragraph that a PIN code can be great for the security of your Archos 55 Cobalt Plus.

Security questions about changing your PIN on your Archos 55 Cobalt Plus

The PIN code is a great protection for your Archos 55 Cobalt Plus and its SIM card.

In fact, in the event of theft, loss or simply lending your mobile, it is protected against malicious people.

Without the code, they will not be able to access the menus of your Archos 55 Cobalt Plus if it has been locked.

We recommend to change your Archos 55 Cobalt Plus PIN code often for maximum security.

Be careful not to forget it however, or you might need to activate your smartphone via your PUK code.