Free IMEI Checker Online for Phone

  • • How does the IMEI number checker work online?

  • • What is my IMEI number?

  • • How do I find my iPhone IMEI number?

  • • How can I check the IMEI number of my Samsung Galaxy phone?

These are common questions from our customers.

The IMEI Number is defined as the International Mobile Equipment Identity number, and is different from the phone's serial number. Usually, it's unique to identify 3GPP and iDEN mobile phones, as well as some satellite phones. The IMEI Number is usually found printed inside the battery compartment of the phone, but can also be displayed on the screen of most cell phones by entering the *#06# MMI supplementary service code on the dial pad.

The IMEI number is a unique 15-digit code that precisely identifies the device with the SIM card input. The first 14 digits are defined by GSM (Global System for Mobile Communications). The last digit is generated by an algorithm named Luhn formula, which has a control character. This number is a unique number assigned to each phone worldwide. The IMEI number was created because the SIM card number cannot be a permanent identifier. The SIM card is associated with the user and can be transferred from one phone to another.

Are you wondering how to perform an IMEI check? Follow these steps below and then enter your IMEI number here.

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.
Sell Your Old Phone for Cash
Gizmogo offers the highest price guaranteed, with free shipping and returns. Get a quote today and sell your phone now!

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.