How do I find the IMEI, model number and serial number for a Samsung Galaxy device?

All mobile devices have a unique identity that is made up of an IMEI number, serial number and model number. Depending on your device model, there are a few different ways to find out this information. Read on to find out how to check the IMEI of your mobile device.


Please note: Wi-Fi-only tablets do not have an IMEI number.

Looking for a different product? Find out how to locate the serial number and model number for other Samsung products:

Dial *#06#
1 Open the Phone app
2 Dial *#06# on the keypad
3 Details about your devices IMEI and serial number will automatically appear on the screen
Finding the IMEI

Through the settings
1 Open the Settings app
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2 Tap About phone or About device
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3 Details about your phone number, IMEI, model number and serial number will be displayed on-screen

Please note: On older devices you may need to tap "Status" to view this information.

Finding the IMEI
Printed on the device

Depending on your device, your IMEI, serial number and model number may be printed on the back or beneath the removable battery.

For devices with a removable battery, the IMEI number will be in different places depending on your model. It is usually under the battery or printed on the phone near the bottom of the device.

Please note: Most newer devices do not have a removable battery. If your device does not have a removable battery do not attempt to remove it as this may damage the device and void the warranty.

1 Look at the back of the phone
2 The IMEI, Serial number and Model number are printed on the back of the device

If the letters written on the back of your device are too small or if your screen is broken so you can't find the number via the Settings menu, you can also refer to the original packaging for the IMEI number for your device.

Finding the IMEI

If you're experiencing unusual behaviour on Samsung mobiles, tablets or wearables, you can send us an error report or ask us a question in the Samsung Members app.

This allows us to take a closer look at what is happening. The data is anonymised and only held for the duration of the investigation. Find out more about sending an error report through the Samsung Members app.


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