IMEI number, that is, the International Mobile Equipment Identity number is a 15 digit number that uniquely identifies a mobile phone.
Its a good idea to find out the IMEI number of your mobile phone and note it down somewhere as it can be very useful if your mobile phone is stolen or lost as you can track or block your lost or stolen mobile phone using its IMEI number.
Finding IMEI Number of Your Mobile Phone
To find the IMEI number of you mobile phone, open it and check the plate under its battery. You’ll see the 15 digit unique IMEI number of your phone printed there.
If you don’t know how to take out the battery of your phone, or if you don’t want to mess with the phone, then dial *#06# on your mobile phone.
The IMEI number of your phone will be displayed instantly on your mobile screen.
Now that you have the IMEI number of your mobile phone, note it down at a safe place for future reference. You can also check if your phone is genuine or not using the IMEI number here. This page will show you the manufacturer, model etc. of your phone which will help you determine if your mobile phone is genuine or not.