The full name of IMEI number is (International Mobile Equipment Identity). This is a unique number. You get this on every handset that is being sold officially. If unfortunately someone’s phone is stolen, then the IMEI number has to be given at the time of registering an FIR in the police station.
Then based on local law, the lost phone is barred from using the network or making calls. For this IMEI is blacklisted. Not only this, if you want to sell your old phone on the Internet, then during registration you will need the IMEI number of your phone, because it shows the phone’s official status. In this news, we are going to tell about IMEI number in detail.
The IMEI is related to the SIM slot
IMEI is connected to the SIM slot of your phone, this is the reason why dual SIM phones have two IMEI numbers. Not only phones, but tablets with SIM also have IMEI numbers. This number is very special. Suppose if your phone is lost, and then it is discovered, it can be proved through IMEI number that it is your phone.
This is the easiest way to know the IMEI number. Interestingly, this method is universal. This method works on almost all smartphones. Let’s understand the process.
- You have to dial *#06# on your phone’s dialer app.
- On doing so, you will see the IMEI number on the screen. Now, write it down somewhere, if you have a smartphone, you can capture a screenshot too.
If you lose your phone
If your phone is lost then you can see the IMEI number from the phone box or bill. The IMEI number is written on a sticker on the side of the box, but if your phone is lost, and you don’t have the bill and box, you can find out the IMEI number like this.
- Login to Google Dashboard with the Google ID used on your Android phone.
- Click on Android here.
- Here you will see the list of those devices Which are registered with your Google ID. You will also be shown the IMEI number of the device