How to change PIN code on Nokia Lumia 820
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How to change your PIN code on your Nokia Lumia 820
You may want to change the PIN code on your Nokia Lumia 820 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 Nokia Lumia 820, we will then see how to disable the PIN code on your Nokia Lumia 820 and finally we will conclude on security issues related to PIN code.
Since the PIN code is linked to the SIM card of your Nokia Lumia 820, we assume in this tutorial that your SIM card has been installed in the device.
How to change the PIN on your Nokia Lumia 820
Changing the PIN code on your Nokia Lumia 820 is pretty simple, you just need to know how to do it.
Our other articles on Nokia Lumia 820 can help you.
First make sure the SIM card is in your Nokia Lumia 820, 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 Nokia Lumia 820. In the case of a configuration with two SIM cards on your Nokia Lumia 820, 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 Nokia Lumia 820 in this case.
How to disable the PIN of your Nokia Lumia 820
You may just want to disable the PIN of your Nokia Lumia 820. 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 Nokia Lumia 820. 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 Nokia Lumia 820.
Security questions about changing your PIN on your Nokia Lumia 820
The PIN code is a great protection for your Nokia Lumia 820 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 Nokia Lumia 820 if it has been locked.
We recommend changing your Nokia Lumia 820 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.
How do I reset my Nokia Lumia 820?
– Slide your finger left on the display. Press Settings.
– Press about.
– Press reset your phone.
– Press yes to accept.
– Press yes to confirm. Wait a moment while the factory default settings are restored. Follow the instructions on the display to set up your phone and prepare it for use.
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How do I force my Nokia to factory settings?
– Turn off the phone.
– Press and hold the Volume Down and the Power buttons.
– When you feel a vibration, release only the Power button,
– press and hold the Volume down button and connect the charger.
– You will see an exclamation mark.
How do I do a hard reset on Windows?
Click the Start Menu and select the gear icon in the lower-left to open up the Settings window. You can also select the Settings app from the app list. Under Settings, click Update & Security to continue. Click the Recovery tab and select Get started under Reset this PC.
How do I put my Nokia phone back to factory settings?
Alternatively, you can also perform a hard reset by tapping Settings > Backup & Reset > Factory data reset > Reset phone > Erase everything.
Why wont my computer let me do a factory reset?
One of the most common causes for the reset error is corrupted system files. If key files in your Windows 10 system are damaged or deleted, they can prevent the operation from resetting your PC. Running the System File Checker (SFC scan) will allow you to repair these files and attempt to reset them again.
How do you hard factory reset a Nokia Windows phone?
– A master reset reverts the device back to factory settings.
– From the home screen, swipe down from the top of the screen to reveal the Action center.
– Tap ALL SETTINGS.
– Scroll to, then tap about.
– Scroll to, then tap reset your phone.
– Tap yes.
– Tap yes.
How do I factory reset my phone if it’s locked?
– iPhone X, 8 & Newer: Press and hold the Volume up button, then the Volume Down button, and the side button at the same time.
– iPhone 7 / 7 Plus: Press and hold the Volume Down and the side button at the same time.