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What is a PUK password for a cell phone?


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Answered 2014-06-20 21:00:32

Personal Unlocking Key (PUK) on most cell phones are used to protect SIM card data from theft. Each service provider procedure varies so check the phone manual or contacts your provider for detail.

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