How do I locate my phone's IMEI number?

Last Update date : 2017.07.26

IMEI (International Mobile Equipment Identity) is a unique 15-digit serial number given to every mobile phone which can then be used to check information such as the phone's Country of Origin, the Manufacturer and it's Model Number.

 

There are alternate methods to locate the IMEI number, as listed below:

 

● Step 1: Tap on the Phone app. 

Step 1 

 

Step 2: In the Dial screen, enter *#06# 

Step 2 

 

Step 3: The screen displayed will show you the IMEI number of your current device as well as the Serial Number (S/N). (The displayed screen may look different according to the Android OS Version your device is running). 

Step 3  

 

 

For Sealed Phones (non-removable cover or battery)

 

Step 1: Turn your phone over.


Step 2: The Model Code, Serial Number and IMEI are printed at the back of the device 

imei 

 


Note: Steps/images shown below are taken from Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900I but similar on other models.

 


Follow the steps below to get the IMEI from the mobile menu Settings options


Step 1: On the Home screen, tap Apps. 

apps 

 

Step 2: Tap Settings. 

settings 

 

Step 3: Go to General tab. Under this tab, scroll down and tap on About device. 

gen.abt device 

 

Step 4: Tap on Status. 

status 

 

Step 5: Scroll down and you will find the IMEI number of the phone. 

imei

 

 

Follow the steps below to get the IMEI from the Mobile Dialler

 

Step 1: On the Home screen, tap on Phone. 

phone 

 

Step 2: On the keypad, dial *#06#. IMEI will appear on the next screen.  

dial 

 

 

For Phones with a Removable Cover or Battery

 

Step 1: Remove the back cover and battery.

 

Step 2: The Model Code, Serial Number and IMEI are printed on the below portion of the device, as shown. 

batt.slot 

 

(battery slot)

 

From the Box 

 

Locate the white sticker with the product information such as model number and serial number. The IMEI is the 15 digit number above the bar code.

 

If you have registered your device online, click here to login to view your registered devices.

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