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Samsung T619 "Pin Blocked"
Dear Google Juice,

This morning I tried to enable the security stuff with my replacement phone. I entered the default pin of 8 0's like T-Mobile's website and Customer Care people told me to, but my phone went into "PIN Blocked" mode and I was unable to use it at all. T-Mobile Customer Care was absolutely useless. They kept insisting that my phone should prompt me for a PUK Code, which it didn't. In the end, they told me I was screwed and that I needed to buy a new SIM.

Turns out the Samsung T619 doesn't have the ability to unlock a SIM card, but you can easily unlock it using a friend's phone (preferably not a Samsung). Just get the PUK code from Customer Care, put your SIM card into your friend's phone, and power it on. The other phone should prompt you for the PUK code, which'll let you set a new PIN as well. Switch your SIM card back to the T619 and you're set.
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From: (Anonymous) Date: July 9th, 2007 08:59 pm (UTC) (Link)

wow to the guy wit the answer

thank u so mutch u are incredible
From: (Anonymous) Date: September 11th, 2007 08:05 am (UTC) (Link)

It works!!!

Custume care told me the same: "Go and get a new SIM card"
Is 19.99...

I swap the sim card to another phone and it really works!!!!

I can't belive it!

Amaizing...
From: (Anonymous) Date: November 8th, 2007 06:11 pm (UTC) (Link)
I have the same problem with a different phone. I have a Samsung 409. Would it work for this phone as well?
bluey From: bluey Date: November 8th, 2007 07:18 pm (UTC) (Link)
You should be able to take the sim card out, put it into any phone with PUK capability, unlock it using the code you get from customer support, and then switch it all back.
From: (Anonymous) Date: November 8th, 2007 06:59 pm (UTC) (Link)
OMG THANK YOU>>>> IT WORKED!
From: (Anonymous) Date: November 13th, 2007 06:49 pm (UTC) (Link)

You Rock!!!

IT worked on our phone. Thank you. You saved us $22
From: (Anonymous) Date: March 14th, 2008 06:36 am (UTC) (Link)

PIN Blocked

my phone is still locked up. i tried doing what they said to do and it didn't work. i then found this info and tried it with no luck. (it was a samsung phone but it allowed me to put in the puk code that gave me the message, wrong puk. Does anyone have their puk code? mine was **05785**
From: deepti_arrora Date: February 13th, 2009 09:54 am (UTC) (Link)
Thanks for sharing how to unblock the samsung mobile india.
From: (Anonymous) Date: May 7th, 2009 06:45 pm (UTC) (Link)

wow

you are a godsend!! thanks : )
From: (Anonymous) Date: July 28th, 2010 11:52 pm (UTC) (Link)
very helpful thank you
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