How to Find the IMEI Number of Your iPhone

Posted October 2, 2012 at 6:24pm by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 422727 views

These are instructions to find your iPhone's IMEI number using several different methods.


ABOUT MENU:

Step One
Tap to open Settings from your Springboard.


Step Two
Press to select General from the Settings menu.


Step Three
Choose About from the General menu.


Step Four
Scroll down to find your IMEI number displayed.



DIAL:

Step One
Tap to open Phone from your Springboard.


Step Two
Press to select Keypad from the tabs at the bottom of the screen then input *#06#.


Step Three
Your IMEI number will be displayed on the screen.



BACK ENGRAVING:
Your IMEI is engraved on the back case of the original iPhone and the iPhone 5, near the bottom. The MEID number uses the first 14 digits, disregarding the last digit.



SIM CARD TRAY:
The serial number and IMEI will be printed on the SIM tray of the iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4 (GSM model), and iPhone 4S, as shown below.


When an iPhone 4S is activated on a CDMA carrier, the SIM tray displays both the MEID and the IMEI number as 15 digits. The MEID number uses the first 14 digits, disregarding the last digit, and the IMEI number uses all 15 digits.

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SANDEEP GUPTA - June 28, 2015 at 4:40pm
can u please tell me if the make is US of IPHONE 4S then how much digit no. should be 15 or 16. because my iphone no. IMEI no. is 16 digit.
alexanderstephen - May 16, 2015 at 4:39am
i buy to iphone5s model1533 but this imei:013973003042291 good or nogood
Ameyu - April 7, 2014 at 10:29pm
my imei number 990002270301235, i bought this iphone from internet seller, i would like to know whether it is factory unlocked or not. if it need nano simcard. if it is not unlocked could i unlocked it simply.
ramin - January 30, 2014 at 7:26am
hi i restore my iphone 4 withgevey on sim card and cant imie pls help
rpineda99 - September 7, 2013 at 11:12pm
Thank you much. This is very helpful because I bought the phone in Ebay from GCI carrier in Alaska. It showed in the specs as factory unlocked but when I tried to use it with Tmobile, it shows as locked and does not let me go to Settings. If I try to activate it from the beginning, it displays a message that the problem is with the SIM card by not being unlocked and can not go forward. At least now, I have the IMEI and S/N.
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