Check If The Mobile Phone Has A Valid IMEI Number

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Did you buy a new mobile, If you bought it through a cellular operator it most probably has a valid IMEI number.But in some countries you can buy a

Mobile Handset over the counter and choose the mobile operator and use the SIM provided, but in this case we cannot be sure if the IMEI number is valid.

The International Mobile Equipment Identity or IMEI is a number unique to every GSM and WCDMA and iDEN mobile phone as well as some satellite phones. It is usually found printed on the phone underneath the battery. It can be found by typing *#06# on a handset. (Source – Wikiepedia)

Incase you mobile phone is stolen,having a valid IMEI number and knowing it can help stop its use on any network by intimating your IMEI code to the mobile phone operator.                                                                                                                         Image source : Movilae

You can check if the IMEI number of your mobile number is valid or not by visiting NumberingPlans and entering your unique 15 digit IMEI code can help find details about your phone like information regarding manufacturer, model type, and country of approval of a handset.

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Check your IMEI @ NumberingPlans

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15 comments

  1. Ashish Chaurasia Reply

    hi, i had purchased LG mobile in 2005,
    ihad used it till december 09 but now it is showing that it did not have a valid imei no. icant call any where

  2. g.r.sivakumar Reply

    my phone imei number is 351541020122246. please inform the imei number is correct or not.

  3. Sanjay Reply

    Sir i am from India using New Company Mobile: LAVA A9. This company newly launched in India, I can’t check his IMEI Code. Please give me suggestion about how to check mobile phone IMEI Code, especially Indian Mobile Phone. I am waiting for reply…

  4. Shyam Reply

    my windows phone was stolen 1 month ago. i had registered a police complaint using imei number of my mobile.. now the problem is i am using NOKIA LUMIA 630 DUAL SIM i have only one imei no, i dont have another imei no. Inspector asking me another imei no . how can i get another imei..please help me..

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