What's the PUK? Can't connect to 3G

Discussion in 'iPad' started by DaneGuy, Jul 27, 2010.

  1. DaneGuy macrumors 6502

    Jul 15, 2008
    My pad all of a sudden won't connect and says I need to call for my puk. What's that and who do I call?

    Of course it happens when I desperately need to connect.......
  2. pelicanflip macrumors 6502a

    Jun 24, 2009
    i think it is called the Personal Unblocking Key, and it unlocks your PIN.

    try calling up AT&T for customer service.
  3. TheBritishBloke macrumors 68030


    Jul 21, 2009
    United Kingdom
    Normally you phone your carrier. That sometimes happens when you enter your pin incorrectly too many times. But why would that happen on an iPad?

    Ring apple. They'll probably tell you to restore the iPad.

    Sent from my iPad.
  4. DaneGuy thread starter macrumors 6502

    Jul 15, 2008
    That's one vote to call AT&T and one vote to call Apple. Who wants to break the tie? :)
  5. mdoyle macrumors member

    Jan 3, 2010
    PUK code relates to the sim pin. You've somehow locked yourself out. Whoever your carrier/network is call them with the sim phone no and they can get it for you. If its easier just purchase a new sim card and problem solved. Restoring the ipad will not work. Its the same with a mobile phone PUK follows the sim not the device.

    Hope this helps
  6. DaneGuy thread starter macrumors 6502

    Jul 15, 2008
    Called AT&T, got the puk, fixed. :D

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