How to find out IMEI number without a phone

Make a note of your IMEI numbers right away

How to find out IMEI number without a phone

IMEI stands for International Mobile Equipment Identity. This is a 15-digit number unique to your mobile phone. Think of it like your phone’s identity card. This number tells you about your phone’s model number, manufacturer, and country of origin. This number even lets you locate your phone if you happen to lose it.

It is a standard followed by all manufacturers, and will tell you if your phone is legit or not. IMEI is also helpful in locating your stolen and lost phone.

How to find IMEI number without a phone

In case your phone is lost or stolen, the IMEI number will come in handy to help track it. Hence, it’s good to have your phone’s IMEI number handy. But not everyone will have the number memorised. Don’t worry. We’ve got you covered with the methods below.

Check the smartphone’s box

The easiest thing you can do to find out your IMEI number without having your phone is to check out the box in which it had arrived. Almost all the boxes will have a label that has the smartphone’s IMEI number mentioned. Therefore it is important to keep the box intact.

Using Google’s Find My Device

1. Go to Google’s Find My Device.

2. Sign in with your Google account that was synced on your phone.

3. You will see your phone’s name.

4. Tap on the Information icon beside it.

5. It will show you IMEI details.

infographic IMEI number

Using Apple’s website

Apple’s official website will show you the IMEI number for your iPhone. First, make sure your iPhone is connected to the iCloud account.

1. Go to the website from your Google Chrome, Safari, or any browser.

2. Sign in with your Apple ID.

3. Check the list of devices.

4. Click on your iPhone’s name.

5. Note down the IMEI number.

Using customer support

To get IMEI details from customer support, all you need is a serial number. If you have the iPhone or Android’s serial number with you, then the support team can provide you with an IMEI number accordingly.

These methods should help you locate the IMEI number in an emergency without your phone.

हिंदी में पढ़ें: फोन के बिना IMEI नंबर कैसे पता करें?

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