Important of IMEI Number if your mobile is stolen, Know how your phone can be tracked using it
A 15-digit IMEI number is given in all mobiles, it is a way to identify the mobile. The full form of IMEI is International Mobile Equipment Identity. The IMEI number is very special because many types of information are hidden in it. The first 14 digits are defined by the GSM Association organization. Whereas the last digit is an algorithm built by the Luhn formula. Using a mobile phone without an IMEI number can lead to legal action.
According to media reports, about 25 million people in the country had been using mobile phones without IMEI numbers for a long time. Such phones were discontinued from 30 November 2009. Now the question arises here that how IMEI is formed, why is it so important? We will try to know the answers to these questions in this report.
Advantages of IMEI Number
Where is the user using the mobile through the IMEI number, its information is known. In case the phone is stolen or lost, you can trace it from this number. Let us tell you that this is a unique number, it is different on every phone. The IMEI number is most commonly used to nab criminal elements.
How to find the IMEI number
You have to dial *#06# number from your phone to know the IMEI number of your mobile. After dialing the IMEI number will appear on your screen. To know the IMEI number on an Android phone, you have to go to the Settings option. After that, the About option has to be selected. There you will get IMEI information. The initial 8 digits of the IMEI number give information about where it has been made. After that 6 digits include the information related to the device, after all the number is known as the software version of the mobile.
To know the IMEI number, dial *#06# number from your phone
IMEI number is most commonly used in catching criminal elements.