Do you wish to learn how to unblock a Vodacom SIM card? We are going to give you hints on how to do it in this post. All SIM cards that are sold in South Africa come with a PIN. PIN is short for Personal Identification Number. You are probably here because you have entered the wrong PIN on your SIM more than 3 times. The result is that your Vodacom SIM card has now been locked. So, how do you unlock it?
How to unlock a Vodacom South Africa SIM card
The following is how to unblock a Vodacom SIM card;
- To get started, you need to have the PUK for your Vodacom SIM card. If you still have your starter pack, the PUK will be printed on there. Alternatively, you can get your PUK by dialing 082 135. Another option is to log into your My Vodacom profile. Go to Manage my profile, then Price plan and phone. You will be able to see your PUK there.
- Once you have obtained your PUK, enter it into your phone to unlock your SIM.
How to unlock sim card without PUK number Vodacom
Can you unlock a Vodacom SIM card without the PUK number? It’s one of the questions that we get a lot from people. Usually, it comes from people who would have lost their PUK numbers. It pays to always have your PUK written somewhere for safety.
Yes, there are many people out there who will tell you that it’s possible to do this. However, we have not yet come across someone who succeeded using these tips. So, we encourage you to always keep your PUK number somewhere safe.
It’s also not difficult to retrieve your PUK from Vodacom. Simply follow the steps outlined above. Once you have unlocked your phone, take steps not to lose the PUK again. Alternatively, you can change your Vodacom SIM PIN to something that you can easily remember.