What is IMEI ? How to find IMEI ?

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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