What is an IMEI number?

IMEI stands for International Mobile Equipment Identity and is a serial number unique to every GSM phone. A GSM phone has a SIM Card and is usually AT&T or T-Mobile. You will usually find it printed on the back of your phone under the battery. It should be 15 digits long. You can find your phones IMEI number on the backplate of the phone, which is usually under the battery, or, on some phones, you can type *# 06 # into your keypad and your phone will display it's IMEI number.
The IMEI number could also be referred to as the MEID or ESN number.

Find out where to find your IMEI number:

  • Android Devices
  • Apple Devices


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