Learn how to PUK unlock the LG G Pad X 8.0. If you enter a PIN code incorrectly several times in a row, the device blocks you from attempting again and may also permanently damage your SIM card.



Identifying PUK code error messages

Confirm that you are receiving one of the following or similar error messages on your device.

  • "PIN code blocked. Enter PUK code."
  • "Enter PUK code."
  • "SIM card locked. Emergency calls only. Please contact Customer Care."


Entering PUK codes

  1. At the Enter PUK screen, enter the code provided by the Customer Care representative.
  2. Tap OK.
  3. Enter a new PIN.
  4. Tap OK.
  5. Confirm the new PIN.
  6. Tap OK.
  7. If the device remains PUK-locked, enter **05*PUK*NEWPIN*NEWPIN# at the PUK screen to unlock your device.
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