SIM cards swap fraud is the current trending update making the rounds in Nigeria 🇳🇬 today, and this is been carried out by skilled and unskilled cyber fraud criminals. The main reason we are writing todays article to show you how to set up sim card pin lock on mtn, glo, 9mobile and Airtel.
As the news of people’s bank account been emptied by armed rubbers, fraudsters and the likes, are all over social platforms.
Droidvilla Technology Solution in todays article, will guide you through a step by step method on how to set password on sim card, or set password sim lock.
To avoid getting your bank account ripped, here is how to password lock your MTN sim, Glo sim, Airtel sim, and 9mobile sim.
How to set security pin for all your sim cards on Android
In other to set security pin/password on your sim cards, you are expected to follow below steps.
On your Android go to Settings
Go to Security & Location (for Tecno Devices), Password & security – Privacy (for Redmi Users), Biometrics and security – Other security settings (for Samsung Users).
Locate ” Set up SIM card lock
Now tap on Lock SIM card to enable
Input default sim card pin for glo, mtn, 9mobile and Airtel 0000
Once inputted, you can now change your sim card pin from the default (0000) to pin of your choice.
Note that every registered SIM card either 9mobile, MTN, GLO, or 9Mobile has a default SIM PIN Code which is generally 0000.
How to set security pin for all your sim cards on iPhone
This step is quite simple for iPhone users. Here is how to set pin lock for mtn, glo, Airtel and 9mobile on iPhone.
Locate iphone settings on your respective ios devices
Now tap on cellular
Now locate SIM PIN
Tap on SIM PIN
Also tap to toggle the SIM PIN on
Finally input your current SIM PIN if any or you input the default SIM PIN
If you inputted the default sim card lock pin, then you have to change the pin to a new one
Finally, you are done.
Just incase you have changed your sim card pin before now and you don’t seem to remember anymore, don’t worry, we shall show you how to reset forgotten sim card lock pin using PUK number on our next article.
If you have a device that houses more than one sim card, then you will be able to find Sim card 1 and Sim card 2.
You can set sim card pin on them individually. Don’t forget to share this article to friends and family members.
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