IMEI of your mobile help in tracking of your lost mobile.

| November 3, 2012 | 1 Comment

When your mobile get lost or stolen in that case IMEI is the only thing which can help you to track your lost/stolen mobile phone. The IMEI, stands for International Mobile Equipment Identity  and this is a unique number of a mobile phone and has 15 digit.

You can know the IMEI of your mobile phone by following ways.

1. Either check the original mobile phone packing box if you have kept that box preserved safely, you can find IMEI of the mobile phone printed on the sticker on that mobile packing box.

2. IMEI number is also printed on the compliance plate where battery of mobile set is fitted, just lift the battery of mobile and beneath the battery, you may find IMEI printed on the compliance plate of your mobile phone.

3. The easiest way to know the IMEI of mobile phone is by pressing *#06# on your mobile phone and it will display its IMEI number in most phones.

In fact IMEI is assigned to each GSM mobile phone when it is produced.

If you have noted IMEI number safely,  it can help in blocking your mobile phone if it is lost/ stolen. The mobile operator can block a Mobile handset by putting IMEI in “black list” of the network’s EIR (Equipment Identity Register) but generally mobile operators do this in case of special investigations only.

So right now know  IMEI of  your mobile phone and note down  it safely.

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