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A phone with dual sim cards will have 2 imei numbers. This is so the phone can be connected to two networks at once. It can be out of range of one network and seamlessly switch to the other. Often this is a lot cheaper than roaming for someone who travels a lot.

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What is an IMEI and where can I get it on my phone?

The IMEI - is a unique identifying number - exclusive to each handset. EVERY IMEI is different. You can get the IMEI of your phone by dialing.... Star Hash Zero Six Hash (*#06#) on your phone's keypad.

Can i transfer my imei number to my other samsung phone?

No Imei code is lock onto the phone itself. Every phone has a unique Imei code when it is manufactured.

Is a cell phone's IMEI number broadcast within an SMS?

A cell phone's IMEI can only be obtained on the phone itself.

What is good IMEI mean?

The IMEI is a number used to identify a mobile phone on a network. When a stolen phone is reported, its IMEI is sent around, and it is blocked from connecting to networks worldwide. Therefore, the phone is almost useless, discouraging crime. This phone has a 'bad' IMEI. A 'good' IMEI is not barred from networks, and will work correctly in this sense.

Locate your cell phone by the imei number?

i have gelost my mobile,can i find mobile phone with Imei nummber.......?

How do find the phone number and name of a person using a particular Cingular cell phone if you have the SIM and IMEI numbers?

No just look it up

Imei 355795016085033 unlock code?

calculation of imei numbers to get unlock codes

How do you unlock imei for iPhone 5c t mobile?

You have to call T-Mobile and have them unlock the phone for you. IMEI numbers are important in phones and if something happens to it they need to make sure your information is secured.

Can i get a mobile phone number from it's IMEI?

No, the IMEI and the telephone number are not necessarily related.

How do you find an imei if it's not in or on the phone?

Entering *#06# on any cell phone should cause it to show the IMEI number assigned to it.

How can i Match imei to handset?

On most models of mobile phone, you can get the IMEI number by entering *#06#

How do you track a Mobile imei number?

YOU don't !... You have no authority to track a phone via its IMEI number.

How can you found sim number by imei number?

You can't. The IMEI number has absolutely no relation to the phone number. The IMEI number simply identifies the individual handset.

How can you view the imei no on a c905 sony ericsson phone without using the keypad?

Its easy Just take out the battery and you will see the IMEI code on the back of the phone:) !!

What is the purpose of an IMEI number?

In theory the IMEI number should be unique identifier for every cell phone. This number can for example be used to lock a phone in case it has been stolen. Unfortunately there are several reports that in some cases the IMEI is not unique.


Your wireless carrier has the IMEI number available, go to their website & look for their contact information. You can also find your IMEI on the box the phone came in.

You have lost your sony ericsson k320i and you do not have its receipt or its packaging box. Is their any way that you can know the imei no for your phone?

Call your service provider. On their billing system, they can cross reference your phone number with the serial number of the sim card as well as the imei of the phone, so by proving your phone number they should be able to find the imei.

Can you find the lost mobile using IMEI number?

the police will ask you for the IMEI number to help find you find your phone. So yes, it can help to find your phone (:

How do you change nokia 5310 imei number?

You can't change IMEI number on a Nokia 5310, as well as on any phones, since IMEI number is another term for serial number. As with any serial numbers with any products, it's purpose is for the identification of the product. Unless you change the hardware itself and ultimately damaging the phone, it's next to impossible to change the IMEI #.

Your mobile phone is stolen days ago can you trackdawn your phone using IMEI?


Can the IMEI of a mobile phone be traced by using the mobile number?

The IMEI (International Mobile Equipment Identity) number is specific to the handset. The mobile number is associated with the SIM card. If you swap a different SIM card into the mobile phone, it will have a different mobile number but the same IMEI number. The mobile company will have a record of the IMEI of the handset that used a particular mobile number for a particular call, and your mobile provider has a record of the IMEI of any phone you purchased from them, but you cannot in general trace the IMEI by the mobile number.

How can get your mobile to imei no?

The IMEI of any handset can be found either by removing the battery (it's printed inside the phone under where the battery is) - OR, dial star hash zero six hash *#06# on the handset, and the phone will display the IMEI number.

What is an imei number?

The IMEI (International Mobile Equipment Identity) is a unique 17 or 15 digit code used to identify an individual mobile station to a GSM or UMTS network. The IMEI number provides an important function; it uniquely identifies a specific mobile phone being used on a mobile network. The IMEI is a useful tool to prevent a stolen handset from accessing a network and being used to place calls. Mobile phone owners who have their phones stolen can contact their mobile network provider and ask them disable a phone using its IMEI number. With an IMEI number, the phone can be blocked from the network quickly and easily.

Blackberry 8900 is there a way to change IMEI or could someone find you a mep number its blocked as it is stolen?

IMEI numbers are like identity codes that are unique to each GSM phone. This cannot be changed nor can be deleted. And if a phone is reported as stolen, then even if the unlock code is correct, you still cannot use it unless the owner of the phone calls to his/her service provider to which the phone is locked to and report to them that the phone is already found.

How do you change imei number?

It cannot be done. Unless you want to change the hardware and damage the phone in the end, there is no way for you to do that since an IMEI number is the identification number of the phone or the serial number.