How To Get New IMEI Number For Your Mobile With Invalid IMEI Number Under Genuine IMEI Implant(GII) Program

Genuine Imei Implant ProgramIndian Government has decided that it would begin to ban mobiles with invalid IMEI Numbers, across the country from November 30th 2009.If you bought a mobile and if you are not sure if it has a valid IMEI Number or not.You can check whether your mobile has valid 15 digit IMEI Number or not by sending a SMS.

The Global Systems for Mobile Communications Association (GSMA) maintains a worldwide database of genuine IMEI numbers. This is activated and updated every 15 days in the Equipment Identity Register of mobile operators’ networks. The IMEI number is used to identify mobile calls.

How To Check Your Mobile Phone’s IMEI Validity :

  1. Firstly you need to find out your mobile’s IMEI number, which can be found using the following steps.

    On your mobile’s home screen, type in the following code “ *#06# ” (Without quotes).

  2. Next send the IMEI you found in Step 1, to 53232.

    For example, type IMEI 123456789012345 and send it to 53232. and Rs.3/- charge for each SMS.

You should get a reply as ‘Success’, if your IMEI number is Valid, otherwise the reply would be indicated as ‘Invalid IMEI’.

Incase you have a invalid IMEI Number on your handset you can get a new IMEI number for your mobile for Rs.199/- as part of the GII Program by The Government Of India at the Authorized Genuine IMEI Implant(GII) Centers.

If you have any more read the GII FAQ.

Update : The GII Program is now officially closed.

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15 comments

  1. Newspapers List Reply

    Great post, It will help to everyone who is suffering from China mobiles, Thanks.

  2. Dhanesh Reply

    THANKS for this Great post friend,
    but my nktel c6000 has 2 IEMI NO.in it and when we check at 53232 that imei no. belongs to another gii 118 company.why is that for. please reply

  3. deepika Reply

    I have a dual phone mobile but it has only one IMEI no.But since two days Sim2 says invalid Sim but Sim1 is fine. I even checked by an sms to 53232. I got successful reply. What to do with Sim2 and i wanna know if dual sim mobiles need 2 imei no’s.

  4. nasir ahmed Reply

    I have a dual phone mobile but it has only one IMEI no.But since two days Sim2 says invalid Sim but Sim1 is fine. I even checked by an sms to 53232. I got successful reply. What to do with Sim2 and i wanna know if dual sim mobiles need 2 imei no’s.

  5. niyoti Reply

    hi
    I have a dual phone mobile but it has only one IMEI no.But from 1 dec Sim2(GSM) says invalid Sim but Sim(CDMA)1 is fine. I even checked by an sms to 53232. I got successful reply. What to do with Sim2.

  6. ravi kumar Reply

    Hai
    My China mobile dueal sim once genuine IMEI number is intalled but 2 days working and 3rd december is not working old invalid number is displayed totally two dueal sim is not working invalid sim in my mobile displayed.So we request what happend my mobil

  7. jaggs Reply

    sir, i have problem Micromax X600 gravity it shows the IMEI number but message is invalid number

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