Enabling the Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) Personal Identification Number (PIN) locks the SIM card so it can't be used until the correct code is entered. If the incorrect PIN code is entered too many times, refer to Locating the 4G SIM PIN/PUK - My Verizon Website to obtain a new PIN Unblocking Key (PUK).
From a Home screen, navigate: Appsicon > Settings. If Settings isn't available, ensure the Apps tab is selected.
Tap Location and security.
Tap Set up SIM card lock.
Tap Lock SIM card. A PIN will be required to use the device when a green check mark is present.
Enter the SIM PIN (4-8 digits) then select OK. The default PIN code is 1111.