How To Check Iphone By Imei And Serial Number
In the secondary market, cases of fraud are not uncommon, therefore, by checking the IMEI and serial number, you can find out exactly where the iPhone was purchased, find out the activation date, the remaining warranty (if any), find out whether the new device is in front of you and check for authenticity.
Let’s take a closer look at each of these issues.
How to find out IMEI and iPhone serial number?
The most reliable option is to look in the settings of the device itself. To do this, launch the “Settings” application, go to the “General” section and select “About this device”.
By clicking on it, you will see all the necessary information, including the serial number and IMEI. For clarity, these items are circled in the screenshot. The whole sequence of actions is valid with respect to the iPad.
Similar data are indicated on the original box and the back of the device. But, if we are talking about a used device, they could be replaced, but the system will give 100% reliable information.
Another way is iTunes. Launch it and connect the device to the computer with a cable. Click on the name of your gadget, and on the “Overview” tab, its serial number will be displayed:
Check iPhone by IMEI
After you find out the necessary information, you can start a quick scan of the device using a special service. Not all of them work correctly, therefore, we recommend using the proven iphoneimei.info
Having passed to the site, you will see only one field into which it is necessary to drive the received IMEI digits. Just a few seconds, and you get the necessary information:
As can be seen from the screenshot, thus, you can find out:
- iPhone activation date
- date and country of purchase
- presence of binding to the operator.
In addition to a third-party service, similar data can be obtained on the Apple website. More about this later in the article.
Serial Number Check
To check the warranty and get other useful information, as they say, "first hand", go to the Apple website at this link. You will see a page with the inscription "Checking the right to service and support" with a field in which you need to enter the serial number of the equipment, then captcha, and click the "Continue" button.
As can be seen in the screenshot above, in this way, you can quickly check the Apple warranty, which is important if the seller assures you that it is still valid. Thus, you can verify this yourself.