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Phone buyer asking for PUK, legit?

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I recently upgraded to a new phone and sold my old PAYG Samsung one on Ebay. It was sold locked to o2 and without a SIM. The actual telephone number was kept the same. The buyer is now asking for me to provide a PUK number. Is this legit or should she be finding her own PUK for her SIM ? Thanks in advance :).
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adamtemp64
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A puk unlocks a sim that has a password set that you have forgotten .

 

If you sold it sim free that is down to the buyer.

 

But if what the buyer wants to do is sim unlock ( i.e. to use a non o2 sim) they would now need to get an o2 payg sim and request the unlock themselves.

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They can get a PUK readily from the O2 site and there is no harm in supplying that for them.

 

http://www.o2.co.uk/apps/getPUK/welcome

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@Anonymous wrote:
I recently upgraded to a new phone and sold my old PAYG Samsung one on Ebay. It was sold locked to o2 and without a SIM. The actual telephone number was kept the same. The buyer is now asking for me to provide a PUK number. Is this legit or should she be finding her own PUK for her SIM ? Thanks in advance :).

This confuses me - if it was sold without a SIM how could the telephone number remain the same. Are you actually saying that the number on your NEW phone is the same?

As the PUK relates to the SIM they inserted I don't think they actually mean that. 

Did you set a security code to prevent SIM swapping?

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