The IMEI number stands for International Mobile Equipment Identity. It is also known as MEID. Our phone has this globally unique number associated with it. Globally unique means no two phones will have the same IMEI number. So if your phone gets stolen you can contact the police station and the telecom operator to blacklist the device and prevent anyone from using your phone.
Once the device is gone, you probably think what sort of information is accessible via the device. If your device has been stolen then IMEI number plays very a important role. So, IMEI number is the best functionality to trace stolen phone.
How Find IMEI Number Using USSD Code
It is very easy to find the IMEI number of your device as it is found printed inside the battery compartment of the phone. Also you can just USSD code and dial *#306#, the IMEl number will be displayed on the screen instantly.
How to Find IMEI Number By Looking in Setting’s Option
You can find the IMEI number of your Android device by looking into
Settings >> About Device >> Status >> IMEI
iPhone users can navigate to
Settings >> General >> About >> IMEI
How to Find IMEI Number if You Lost Your Phone
The two methods mentioned above are very easy if one wants to find the IMEI number on his/her phone. But what if you didn’t note down it and you lost your Android device? If you have the retailer box and bill then you can find the IMEI number there. And still if you do not have the bill box, do not get worried because we are going to tell you a method by which you can find IMEI Number of your Android device even if it is stolen or lost.
Go to Google Dashboard and sign in using your Google account. Now just click on the Android logo. It will show you all the devices connected that Google account along with their IMEI numbers.
Now you can head over to the police station and file a compliant against the lost phone. Did you find this trick useful? let us know in the comments.