An International Mobile Equipment Identity (IMEI) is used to uniquely identify GSM and iDEN devices on a network.

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Restore Google Nexus 5 IMEI that reads 0

I bought a Nexus 5 on Ebay. It came brand new with all the packaging, but having bought a previous Nexus 5 (directly from Google) this packaging seemed a little suspect (I think it might be a very ...
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How to restore the IMEI number on the Samsung Galaxy S4 I9505? (IMEI=Unknown, Baseband=Unknown, Sim Card Not Detected)

Information: Hello, I lost my IMEI number on my Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9505 today and I would like to restore my original IMEI back to my phone. I still have my original IMEI of my phone written down. ...
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How does IMEI Survives Data Reset

NVRAM Remains in data partition. Then why IMEI is not lost after data reset?
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How to change original (unchangeable?) ICCID/SIM card serial from an AVD

I need to have several running Android Virtual Devices, so have been trying to change the original ICCID/SIM card serial from an AVD and all the solutions I found oblige me to alter QEMU's code (see ...
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No cell service in Moto E after restoring Stock ROM backup from CWM.

My Moto E wouldn't boot for some reason, so I rooted it and installed: CWM, installed a stock ROM for my specific device model, backed it up and then installed CM12. Too buggy so I went back to ...
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Android imei problems (I think)

Hello and thank you all in advance I had problems when I start my galaxys3, I have researched think is the IMEI But if I press * # 06 # if I get my IMEI just that with a forward slash before the last ...
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IMEI spoofing won't fix invalid Sim Card

I recently bought a second-hand LG Pro Lite. I restored it to its factory settings. For a few days, it worked properly. A week or so later, I had no phone service. Everything else works fine. As I ...
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Please help me with HTC M8

I bought and HTC ONE M8 at E-bay. according with the seller it have a IMEI problem. When I check with Sprint, they told me that my HTC it is not in the black list but have one of the two IMEI´s ...
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IMEI Number status is unknown AUXUS NOTE 5.5

I have changed my SIM from my another Android phone (which was Lava X1) to Auxus Note 5.5. As soon as I changed and rebooted phone, it got locked. I understood that it was due to Mobile antitheft ...
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IMEI is 0 after updating to STOCK Android 5.1

I received a notification on my Nexus 5 (running Android Lollipop 5.0) saying there is an update available to Android 5.1. I clicked on download and install and after my phone boot up again I saw I ...
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IMEI number got changed

I have given my moto g(2nd gen) for sim slot replacement as it as not working and it was under warranty period but then they have changed my IMEI no as well. Do i need to worry about it??
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XOLO Q1000 SIM CARD ERROR. Not being able to flash other roms due to bootloop.

I recently rooted a Xolo q1000 phone and flashed CWM. I flashed a zip ROM but was not happy with it. I then downloaded a kitkat based rom from XDA which had to be flashed through Sp Flash tools. I did ...
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How do i get my phone's IMEI number if it was stolen?

My Samsung S5 mini was stolen and I now need the IMEI number. How do i get this without the phone?
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Restoring IMEI Serial number in Techno P3

After factory reset my phone starts showing "Invalid IMEI" on both SIM slots and I can't call or to being called.The phone is Tecno Android P3 model 4.0 no: N3 android version 4.0
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Does a device with no physical SIM slot have an IMEI?

In telephony, an IMSI identifies a SIM card and, hence, a user. An IMEI identifies the device itself. If an Android device does not physically have a SIM card slot, does it still have an IMEI? The ...
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Nexus 5, IMEI 0 shows, how to restore original IMEI? [duplicate]

I upgraded to 4.4.4 on my newly bought Nexus 5 (D821) but since then the IMEI appears as "0". I have factory reset several times to see if it resolves the problem but nothing changes. What can I do ...
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Does replacing a damaged SIM slot changes the IMEI as well?

I damaged my 3G (WCDMA) SIM slot which I need to get replaced/reparied. I'm curious whether the replacement will also change the IMEI no or the slot? i.e. is IMEI info linkedup with the SIM SLot ...
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Fix IMEI Galaxy S3 number efs backup [duplicate]

I got here a Samsung Galaxy S3, with the notorious 004990xxxx generic IMEI numbers. I know the fix is to restore the efs folder. But how about for someone as dumb as me who doesn't have a backup of ...
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Recovering lost or stolen phone (security and feasability considerations)?

I am trying to understand a little bit about security in case my phone goes stolen. I have read that even if a phone is stolen and the SIM card is removed, it can still be possible to find your phone ...
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How to get into service menu?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Nexus whose IMEI was corrupted. The IMEI is written on the back of the phone and I want to change it back, but when I dial any of the service menu codes I found the dialer just ...
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No IMEI on Samsung Galaxy Ace

A week ago, my sister gave me her Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830I. She said that she could not call or text anyone and could not receive anything. I looked around on her phone and on the Internet to find ...
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Imei replaced with a generic [duplicate]

Following an update to CM 11 my Galaxy S has lost its IMEI and put a generic one . I would like to know how I can restore the original IMEI . Thank you for your response . Mark Martin
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Nexus 5 IMEI number gone after updating

My IMEI number has disappeared on my Nexus 5 and now can not call or text . Status of the phone says: Network: Unknown Mobile network type Unknown Service State: Out of service Mobile network ...
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Nexus 5, IMEI 0, how to restore IMEI?

I dropped my old Nexus 5 on asphalt, and the phone display crashed. I made a backup, buy new phone, and restored the backup on it. But I did not know that before restoring I must take a backup of ...
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How to identify an android device by hostname?

every android device in our network has the hostname android_[some-hex-number].domain.local i do have one device which requested 10 IP adresses (different MACs, but always the same hostname). is ...
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Unable to restore /EFS from backup on galaxy note II

Phone model : SGH-I317M Network : Rogers I made a backup of the /efs folder right after rooting my phone. (Using EFSPro). Since then I have played around with downgrading to android 4.1(downloaded ...
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IMEI = NULL in Samsung Galaxy Note 3

I have a Galaxy Note 3 FM-N9005 which had base band version N9005ZHUDMJ9 and build number JSS15J.N9005XXUDMK2 running on jelly bean 4.3. I searched for its latest firmware on Sam Mobile and there was ...
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How to Repair IMEI of rooted phone without backup

I recently rooted my Samsung Galaxy S2 AT&T phone (SGH-I777) with KitKat AOCP version. I used ClockworkMod 6.0.4.6 recovery. However, I encountered a problem "E: Cant mount storage/sdcard0" . I ...
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How can I find the region and carrier for an HTC phone?

I'm using HTC One X. To find RUU at htcdev.com, I need to know the region and carrier. Can I determine this using the IMEI or something else?
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Unknown IMEI & Baseband on Galaxy S GT i9003 - How to Recover

One day, my i9003 froze up, and I tried to reboot it, but it was not possible. I ended up removing the battery and trying to factory restore it in Recovery Mode, but when I reboot it, I got stuck on a ...
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SIM card not detected

I own a GIONEE P2 mobile phone with MTK6572 processor and android 4.2.2. I successfully rooted the phone and it was working fine until my internet stopped one morning and upon restarting the phone, it ...
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how to recovery lost imei no Samsung Galaxy s2 gt-i9100?

i have Samsung Galaxy s2 gt-i9100(unrooted) and suddenly my network signal was missing. and i dialed *#06# and display no imei no so how to solve that problem. detail - gt-i9100 android version - ...
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how you can lose / keep IMEI over after factory reset?

Here it says as a solution for a type of a phone. There are other question ( upvoted) but closed by somebody marked as to localized. Of course it is localisez for each type... why don't want to allow ...
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Invalid IMEI after factory reset

After factory reset my phone starts showing "Invalid IMEI" on both sim slots and I can't call or be called. What might be the problem? Android version; 2.2.1 , model: A601
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where can I find information about my phone by imei

where can I find information about my phone by imei? I want to buy a second hand phone, but I heard that many are declared stolen or lost and after you buy it, police will come and take it away. The ...
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IMEI mismatch error on restoring nandroid backup from another device(same model)

I use a Micromax A52 ... I have Gingerbread Custom Rom on it... what i want to do is backup my rom and restore it on another Micromax A52... so the models are same...vesrsions are same too... but ...
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Invalid IMEI on HTC One X after factory reset

I performed a factory reset on my phone, and now it says that I have an invalid IMEI. I cannot call anyone or get calls. Phone model: HTC One X Android Version: 4.1.5 Baseband Version: 201206010808 ...
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Where can I find the ANDROID_ID on my device?

I know that you can find IMEI and MAC address and others by going to Settings -> About phone -> Status. You can also find IMEI by typing *#06# on the keypad. Is there any way to get the ...
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Invalid IMEI on motorola A853 milestone

I was changing the OS of my Motorola A853 milestone, and the IMEI turned invalid; it just shows "00000000". I found this answer here about something similar How to fix "Invalid IMEI " ...
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HTC Desire HD with Nokia E52 IMEI

I recently bought HTC desire HD from E-Bay India. I'm in India and the guy in E-bay imported UK unlocked Desire HD, I recently check for the IMEI details and I'm shocked, when I checked, Its showing ...
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Tablet PC with IMEI invalidity issue

I recently bought a tablet PC, from a Chinese manufacturer. Its IMEI is 315589840117903. It's showing invalid in India. Please check with this link: IMEI Validation Check How I can solve this ...
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Samsung Galaxy Nexus 4.1.2 Unable to connect to mobile network

I recently purchased the handset from the US and currently using it in Vodafone (India) . I upgraded the firmware to 4.1.2 it was working fine and then all of a sudden I am not able to connect to any ...
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Which IMEI number should I use to unlock my Motorola DROID 2 GLOBAL (A956) IMEI or IMEI SV?

I recently bought an unlock code from Cell Unlocker.NET to unlock a Motorola DROID 2 GLOBAL which was locked to the Verizon Wireless network. Navigating to the about phone section Menu - > ...
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Is safe to give my IMEI to LeadBolt to enjoy apps without advertisement?

On the LeadBolt opt page you can specify your IMEI number in order to opt out from their service: The IMEI/MEID is a number, usually unique, to identify GSM, WCDMA, and iDEN mobile phones, as ...
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Have I completely lost my IMEI?

I'm stuck with the generic IMEI (004999010640000). I've tried a number of the various workarounds (GSII_Repair, manually deleting the /efs folder, flashing stock and trying both of those from stock, ...
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My IMEI was deleted, but I wrote down the number. Can I restore it? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I restore IMEI code after factory reset? I have an SGS2. During an OTA update the IMEI was deleted. I didn't have a backup of the EFS directory, as the phone ...
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How to restore my IMEI on Galaxy S if I don't have a backup of /efs?

I installed CyanogenMod 10 Nightlies on my Galaxy S1, coming from CyanogenMod 9. On every reboot I get the message: Warning! A problem was detected with your device. Your device IMEI number is ...
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I lost my phone but need to find it's IMEI. What places can I look?

I had a Nexus S but lost it or it was stolen. I need to find it's IMEI. I don't have the box or documentation either. I've checked exif data from photos taken with the phone. What other potential ...
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how do i fix the imei problem my phone dispays invalid imei [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to fix “Invalid IMEI ” after Factory reset? The phone is a g tide A702 dual sim with Android v2.2.1, MTK Platform I get an Invalid IMEI error after a ...
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Mobile network not available

I have serious problem with my Galaxy S2. Some guy stole my phone. With help from Samsung Dive, I gained his phone number because he put his Sim card in my phone. Then, with help from police, I got ...