on 16-10-2018 15:35
Is there likely to be a permanent issue now with constantly entering the PUK instead of the network unlocking code?
Possibly. It all depends on the phone and how many times the wrong code was entered.
Some allow 3 attempts and others 5, but will all permanently lock eventually.
OnePlus 6 (O2 & Sfr), Z3 Tablet (Three UK), iPhone 8+ (EE)