Find The IMEI Number on Your Phone
What is an IMEI Number?
The IMEI is also known as International Mobile Station Equipment Identity is a unique number given to a mobile phone, as well as some satellite phones.
Where to Find the IMEI Number?
The IMEI number can be found inside the phone, or alternatively, you can view the IMEI number by typing in *#06# on the keypad of your handset, this will show the IMEI number of the phone you are using.
On most devices, you can remove the battery, and it will be printed on a label on the handset.
Used to Identify a Handset
The IMEI number is used to identify if a mobile handset has been stolen.
For example, if a mobile phone is stolen, the owner can call their network provider and get the phone barred, therefore, making it useless unable to make or receive.