- If you buy a second-hand phone, you will probably want to make sure that it is not a stolen or lost copy. Here we explain how you can identify this.
If a phone is stolen or lost, the owner can report it to his or her mobile operator or at a site like mobimy. info. The unique IMEI number of the phone will be added to a blacklist and the device can not be registered on the mobile network. On the website stop healing. en you can check the IMEI number of the phone you're planning to buy registered as stolen. Apple itself has its own tool that lets you check whether you're dealing with a stolen device. Discovering the IMEI number of your phone does not work on all devices the same. In many cases you can see the number by typing * # 06 # on the keypad, without pressing the call button. On an iPhone, you can usually find the IMEI number in Settings gt; General gt; Info. The iPhone 3G, 3GS, 4, 4s, 6s and 6s Plus have the IMEI number are also available on the SIM card holder, while the iPhone 5, 5s, 5c, 6 and 6 Plus on the back of the appliance. This is useful when you do not have easy access to the settings can get on the device, such as when viewing a second device. On an Android device, you can find the IMEI number in Settings gt; About phone gt; Status. For phones that you can often find the IMEI number a removable battery on a sticker under the battery. This article is brought to you by Total Computer. nl