Overview of the SIM Security menu of the Linksys 5G Mobile Hotspot

The SIM Security feature in the Linksys 5G Mobile Hotspot's web interface provides security to your mobile hotspot.  The SIM Security is disabled by default.  To access this page, log in to the mobile hotspot's web interface.  For instructions, click here.  Then, click or tap on the menu icon and go to SIM Security

Enabling the SIM Security feature will require you to enter the PIN every time you log in and restart the mobile hotspot.  Toggle the switch to the right to enable it.

 
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No SIM card

If there is no SIM card inserted on the SIM tray, the page will display the following message:

 
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Invalid SIM card

If the SIM card inserted on the SIM tray is not detected, the page will display the following message:

 
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PIN

When SIM Security is enabled, enter the PIN to unlock your SIM card each time you use the mobile hotspot.  You have three attempts to enter a correct PIN.

 
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PUK

If you enter an incorrect PIN three times, you will need your Personal Unblocking Key (PUK) to unlock the SIM card.

You can click or tap on the Where can I find my PUK? link to know where to find the PUK.
 
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If the PUK is entered incorrectly for 10 times, you will be required to contact your carrier for technical support.
 
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