What is an IMEI number?
The IMEI is a unique 15 digits number used by carriers to indentify devices active on their network.
Each phone has a unique IMEI number.
it informs the carriers on certain information, such as phone model, device serial number, …
Carriers can therefore use a phone’s IMEI number to lock it to their network.
How to find my phone’s IMEI number?
On IOS devices (Iphone, Ipad):
- Type *#06# in the dialer and you’ll directly have the IMEI number appear on your screen
- Or, by going through your Iphone’s settings (Settings -> General -> About)
On Android devices:
- Dial *#06#, the IMEI number directly appears on your screen
- Or, go to Settings -> About phone -> Status -> IMEI information