Manual: 2011/2012 Boxster

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SIM settings (PCM telephone)

Making settings for PIN entry

Changing the PIN
This function allows you to change the PIN of your SIM card.

  1. Press the button.
  2. Press the button or touch the tab of the same name in the header.
  3. Select "SET PHONE"
    > "SIM settings"
    > "Change PIN".
    The input menu for PIN entry is displayed.
    You must start by entering the current PIN.
  4. Enter the current PIN by selecting the buttons on the keypad shown and confirm your entry by selecting "OK".
    You are then prompted to enter the new PIN.
  5. Enter the new PIN by selecting the buttons on the keypad shown and confirm your entry by selecting "OK".
    You are then prompted to enter the new PIN a second time to confirm it.
  6. Enter and confirm the PIN once more.
    If the two new PINs match you will see the message "PIN has been changed".
    If the two entries do not match, you will be prompted to enter the new PIN once more.

Switching the PIN prompt on and off
The "PIN prompt" function allows you to switch the PIN prompt on and off.
If the function is switched on, you will be prompted for the PIN after you insert the SIM card. If the function is switched off, the PIN prompt is deactivated.

  1. Press the button.
  2. Press the button or touch the tab of the same name in the header.
  3. Select "SET PHONE"
    > "SIM settings".
  4. Select "PIN prompt" to activate ( ) or deactivate ( ) the function.
    If the PIN prompt is switched on, the input menu for entering the PIN opens.
  5. Enter the PIN if necessary.
    The PIN prompt is activated if the PIN is entered correctly.

With some SIM cards you can not switch off the PIN prompt.
The PIN cannot be changed using the "Change PIN" function while the PIN prompt is switched off.

Using a stored PIN
If the "Last PIN" function is switched on, the PIN of the SIM card currently inserted is stored. The next time you insert the SIM card, the stored PIN is automatically used for the prompt.

  1. Press the button.
  2. Press the button or touch the tab of the same name in the header.
  3. Select "SET PHONE"
    > "SIM settings".
  4. Select "Last PIN" to activate ( ) or deactivate ( ) the function.

If an incorrect PIN entry is registered when the SIM card is inserted, the last PIN will not be used further. The input menu and the number of attempts still possible are displayed instead.