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Got it! Sing into your Google Dashboard. Here scroll down to the section titled Android devices. You'll see a list of all devices associated with your account. Choose the one that you're looking for and click on the expander arrow. This will bring up a nice block of text that contains your IMEI and a last-seen time.


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I had a look at a tablet which does not have a SIM card slot and it does not have an IMEI number in the About Tablet settings menu. This answer on StackOverflow should help you find an ID for a device with a SIM card slot and for those devices without.


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You can do this via adb. Does not require root, as far as I know (tested on a Galaxy Nexus running 4.2.1 built from AOSP source): shell@android:/ $ content query --uri content://settings/secure --projection value --where "name='android_id'" settings/secure --projection value --where "name='android_id'" Row: 0 value=<your ID in ...


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FYI The CyanogenMod 10 is the first update with the code to detect an invalid IMEI. You could already have an invalid IMEI and don't know about it. The issue with an invalid IMEI is that you may have emergency calling problems (inability to do emergency calls). Confirm IMEI Does the IMEI reported match the number under your battery? Dial *#06# and the ...


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settings get secure android_id from adb shell is the simplest, I find — no extraneous output and does not require root. (From a regular terminal on the device, root is required.) shell@mydevice:/ $ settings get secure android_id 0123456789abcdef shell@mydevice:/ $


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IMEI is an baseband identifier so it's stored on non-writable memory. There are two IMEIs actually - display and hardware. It's possible to change the display IMEI on rooted devices, but no way to write it down to hardware. Call your carrier for resetting your SIM card and also try to flash stock firmware using factory tools (Qualcomm QFIL in your case)


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Not a way to find it , but to document that it's not possible from Google Dashboard anymore Is it possible to find the IMEI number of a lost Android phone using Google Dashboard? Unfortunately NO Google removed this feature for reasons best known to them. From Google Support, see what NoGoodDeed says As catzrule states, Google has was removed IMEI ...


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Yes, as of July 2019, you can still get your IMEI number from the dashboard. Just go to the "Find your device" page and select your device. Then in the upper left corner, the name of your device will appear with an (i) icon next to it. Click on that and it tells you IMEI number.


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Many apps use the IMEI for analytics purposes, for example counting users. Most tools like Google Analytics or Flurry need a unique ID per phone, so the IMEI fits quite well. Note that this doesn't work on non-cellular platforms (like tablets), and the IMEI can also be faked: this is why some apps choose a different system (see this article).


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If net.hostname was not preset by device manufacturer during production then Android would use ANDROID_ID to generate the unique android-XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX host name: // setup our unique device name if (TextUtils.isEmpty(SystemProperties.get("net.hostname"))) { String id = Settings.Secure.getString(context.getContentResolver(), ...


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My suggestion is imeidata.net. I've gotten incorrect data from the sites mentioned in other answers. For example, for my phone, imei.info gives the wrong data: Model: Sidekick LX Brand: T-MOBILE imeidata.net is correct: IMEI: 3536910674xxxxx Allocating Body: BABT Type Allocation Code: 35369106 Serial Number: 749450 Luhn Checksum: 9 Manufacturer: ...


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This is usually caused by a wrong/corrupted/replaced /efs/nv_data.bin. If you have a backup of /efs It is likely, that some ROM installer created one for you. If you have a backup of the /efs folder on your SD-Card then it's safe to simply copy the files from the backup to /efs: adb shell # open a shell su # become root ...


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It's often used to identify the unique phone, but often this is actually quite a bad idea. Most apps would be better off identifying you as a user, who can use multiple different devices on one account.


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Finally i found this post on XDA which seems to be a better translation from the Russian page above to English: http://forum.xda-developers.com/google-nexus-5/help/imei-0-efs-backup-t2769023/post60421668#post60421668 . All the files necessary are also attached to the post. However not all of it is useful, i'll copy-paste the useful parts below, and add ...


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I have good news, I was able to find my Andriod Device using Google Dashboard by going to the Find My Device page once I logged in. Just press the i by the name of your device. Here is a print screen in case I am not clear. Hope it helps.


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If your phone is still on contract, you can contact the carrier, may be they will help you. However, without proper proof that you are the owner of the phone, I doubt they can do anything helpful. So the first thing is to try if you can find some paper or receipt to prove you are the owner.


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There are several possibilities. The first starts with checking the "Related" section to the right of this page, which gives you some good candidates which already contain answers/solutions, e.g.: How to fix “Invalid IMEI ” after Factory reset? Next, there are some video tutorials on Youtube on this topic, e.g.: How to Change or Repair Your IMEI Number On ...


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go to settings -> about-phone-> phone identity-> IMSI is your IMEI number An International Mobile Subscriber Identity or IMSI (play /ˈɪmziː/) is a unique identification associated with all GSM and UMTS network mobile phone users. Each Android device is equipped with an IMEI or IMSI or MEID number (depending on the device's radio technology and ...


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I can't tell if LeadBolt does as promissed, but I see no harm in giving somebody your IMEI. At least if you don't use services that do authentication with your IMEI (never heard of one). But you should wait a little, maybe there is a objection regarding my statement.


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Your handset is not damaged, not totally. But you do need to get some professional help, someone who is willing to carry out the procedure in restoring it, provided that someone has the necessary tools at their disposal. However, you can fix your IMEI using a highly specialized but expensive repair box such as Z3X, NSPro, to name but a few. Mostly, ...


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Do you still have a link to the ebay listing, is it active? A lot of the phones on ebay are fake/imitation phones. Some even have user interfaces made to look like Android, but are actually running a basic feature phone OS. Tools like HTC Sync and ADB that only work with the real hardware often fail when tried on these devices.


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The check digit of the IMEI is invalid, and usually the IMEI cannot be changed, or in come countries it can even be illegal. For more information, see how the IMEI is formed and the check digit is calculated here, or see a related question here. There are ways to recover an IMEI on Android devices, but for this you'd need a backup of some files from when ...


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If you are looking for details on a given IMEI, you might want to check with a post at XDA-Developers: Here you can find out what the IMEI can tell you: The first two numbers is RBI (Reporting Body Identifier) = who registered that type of phone ( verify here ) The next four numbers is TAC (Type Allocation Code) = what type of unit and its complete ...


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The above answer has $ content query --uri content://settings/secure --projection value --where "name='android_id'" in it If you're executing this from shell then you'll need to escape the quotes around android_id else they get interpreted and the SQL statement doesn't have them, resulting in an unknown column. My full command from bash looks line... $ adb ...


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As eldarerathis variant didn't work out for me, and I didn't want to install an app just for that, I've found a different way. Only possible drawback: It requires root. adb shell $ su # cd /data/data/com.android.providers.settings/databases # sqlite3 settings.db sql> select * from secure where name='android_id'; 26|android_id|1234567890abcdef1 The ...


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There is no where in the stock system that provides the ID, however there are apps that will provide it, such as Android System Info. Some stock ROMS hidden menus also contain this info.


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I am answering my own question, because I finally found a definitive answer. This S.O post says "Google's CTS require that getPhoneType of TelephonyManager needs to be none and getDeviceId of TelephonyManager needs to be null for non-phone devices."


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You should be able to get this information from your network provider as they will have a list of IMEI numbers that have been used by your sim card depending on the system that their customer care is using. They may need to contact a higher department in order to get this information for you.


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Do you still have the packaging for the phone? The IMEI number should be printed on the packaging. Alternatively if you used a Google account on your device, you can get it from accessing the dashboard and going down to Android. Your IMEI should be displayed there.


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The IMEI is the International Mobile Equipment Identification, which you MUST have to connect to the cellphone network. If you don't have an IMEI you can't call anybody. The IMEI isn't wiped by performing a data reset because it is being held in a separate partition called /efs, modem or modemst - the Name of the partition depends on your phone's brand. ...


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