How to change PIN code on Huawei P8 Max
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How to change your PIN code on your Huawei P8 Max
You may want to change the PIN code on your Huawei P8 Max 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 Huawei P8 Max, we will then see how to disable the PIN code on your Huawei P8 Max and finally we will conclude on security issues related to PIN code.
Since the PIN code is linked to the SIM card of your Huawei P8 Max, we assume in this tutorial that your SIM card has been installed in the device.
How to change the PIN on your Huawei P8 Max
Changing the PIN code on your Huawei P8 Max is pretty simple, you just need to know how to do it.
First make sure the SIM card is in your Huawei P8 Max, then go to the ‘Settings’ menu of your smartphone, available on the home screen.
Our other articles on Huawei P8 Max can help you.
Then select ‘Security’ and then ‘Set up SIM card lock’. From there, you can change the SIM code of your Huawei P8 Max. In the case of a configuration with two SIM cards on your Huawei P8 Max, 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 Huawei P8 Max in this case.
How to disable the PIN of your Huawei P8 Max
You may just want to disable the PIN of your Huawei P8 Max. 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 Huawei P8 Max. 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 Huawei P8 Max.
Security questions about changing your PIN on your Huawei P8 Max
The PIN code is a great protection for your Huawei P8 Max 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 Huawei P8 Max if it has been locked.
We recommend changing your Huawei P8 Max 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.