Many people are still confused about IMEI number? What Is IMEI number? Why is it so important?
Well, It is like a unique identification number which is used for identifying the model used by your operator.
The IMEI Stands For International Mobile Equipment Identity is a number unique to every GSM and WCDMA and iDEN mobile phone.
How to Check IMEI Number?
You can simply check your IMEI number by displaying on the screen by entering *#06# into the keypad, Or You can check the number inside battery compartment Usually Found Printed inside the battery compartment of the phone.
Why is IMEI Important?
The IMEI number is used by the GSM network to identify valid devices and therefore, can be used to stop a stolen phone from accessing the network. This IMEI Number is unique. That is each device are having their own unique IMEI Number. Just like your phone number, its unique Or Your modem Mac address, it will be unique, which identifies you.
So, The Advantage using IMEI number is, It provides theft loss, Tracking the phone, Identifying the model.
If you want to know more About IMEI Number and their limitation associated with them, then check here on Wikipedia.
Many Chinese (China) Mobile doesn’t have such an IMEI number, and if you don’t have such, you can have it done in your city. There many program running out in many counties for IMEI Implant. In case you get lucky and find such a program in your city then get your IMEI implant for your cell, which doesn’t have IMEI.