Galaxy A5 (2017) - Find Your Phone's IMEI Number (SM-A520W)

Last Update Date : Jun 03. 2019

IMEI number

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 its model number. You can find your device's IMEI number and serial number in Settings.

The provided information refers to the devices sold in Canada. Screens and settings available may vary depending on your Canadian wireless service provider and your software version.

Access IMEI number

1 From the Home screen, touch Apps.
2 Touch Settings.
3 Swipe to and touch About device.
Galaxy A5 (2017): How do I locate the IMEI number on my Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520W)?
4 Touch Status.
Galaxy A5 (2017): How do I locate the IMEI number on my Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520W)?
5 The Serial number will be displayed on the screen. To view your IMEI number, touch IMEI information.
Galaxy A5 (2017): How do I locate the IMEI number on my Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520W)?
6 Your 15-digit IMEI number will be displayed on the screen (for security reasons, the last digits have been blurred on the screenshot below):
Galaxy A5 (2017): How do I locate the IMEI number on my Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520W)?

Other Ways to Find the IMEI Number

  • The Packaging: The original box should list the phone's full IMEI and Serial Number.
  • Your Carrier's Website: Your account details may list the phone's IMEI and Serial Number.
  • Google: If you have a Google account, visit Google Dashboard and view your Android Devices.
  • Bill of Sale: Review your sales receipt or contract for your phone's IMEI and Serial Number. Or go back to the store.
  • Dial ⋇#06# on the phone: It will display the IMEI and Serial Number. This only works when supported by your carrier.

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