Why should I use an IMEI Checker?
Are you buying a used phone, but you want to learn more information about it first? If you answered yes to this question, then you should consider doing an IMEI check. With Gizmogo’s free IMEI check tool, you can find out if your phone has been blacklisted due to potentially being stolen.
IMEI Checker Steps
Follow these steps to use our free IMEI checker.
Dial *#06# to see the IMEI number on your screen.
The IMEI is a unique number assigned to your phone. This identifier is used while reporting the phone as lost or stolen in order to block the device.
Enter your IMEI in the white bar field above.
You will first have to pass the CAPTCHA test. Then, just click the button in order to check your IMEI in the international database.
Verify that the IMEI is clean and the phone is not blacklisted.
Now you can be sure whether the IMEI is bad or clean. Remember: blacklisted phones cannot be used with most mobile operators.
How an IMEI Checker Can Help Me?
Checking your IMEI number can help you to learn more about your device, such as the device’s origin, model, and serial number. It will also reveal which network the device is currently locked to or if the device is blacklisted.
When Should I Use the IMEI Checker?
The IMEI checker should be used before buying a used device. As a result, you will see if the device is valid and original. You can also check if the specification matches what the seller has stated. We also encourage you to use the IMEI information to learn more about your phone.
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Frequently Asked Questions about checking IMEI
What is an IMEI checker?
An IMEI checker is an online tool that allows you to verify the status and authenticity of your mobile device using its unique International Mobile Equipment Identity (IMEI) number.
How can I find my phone's IMEI number to use an IMEI checker?
You can find your phone's IMEI number by dialing *#06# on your device, checking under the battery, or looking in the device's settings under "About Phone."
Is it safe to use an IMEI checker online?
Yes, using a reputable IMEI checker is safe. Ensure the website is secure and has positive reviews from other users.
Can an IMEI checker tell me if a phone is stolen?
Yes, an IMEI checker can indicate if a phone has been reported stolen or lost by checking against global databases of blacklisted IMEIs.
Will an IMEI checker work for any mobile phone?
Yes, an IMEI checker should work for any mobile phone that has an IMEI number, which includes almost all modern smartphones.
How often can I use an IMEI checker?
You can use an IMEI checker as often as needed. There are no limitations on the number of times you can check an IMEI number.
What information will an IMEI checker provide?
An IMEI checker can provide information such as the device's brand, model, release date, and whether it has been blacklisted.
Can I use an IMEI checker for a tablet or smartwatch?
Yes, if your tablet or smartwatch has an IMEI number, you can use an IMEI checker to look up its status.
What should I do if the IMEI checker shows my phone as blacklisted?
If an IMEI checker shows your phone as blacklisted, contact your network provider or the seller if you recently purchased the device.
Is there a charge to use an IMEI checker?
While many IMEI checker services are free, some may charge for additional information or for checks against certain databases.