Smart Phone : How do I locate my phone's IMEI number?

Smart Phone : How do I locate my phone's IMEI number?

Last Update Date : Jan 16. 2018

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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 different ways to locate the IMEI number, as listed below:

Note: Steps/images shown below are taken from Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900 but procedure is similar for many other models.

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

Step 1: On the Home screen, tap Apps.

 

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Step 2: Tap Settings.

 

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

 

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Step 4: Tap on Status.

 

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

 

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■ Follow the steps below to get the IMEI from the Mobile Dialer

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

 

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

 

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■ 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.


■ 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.

 

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