BY QUINA BATERNA PUBLISHED APR 3, 2021
There may be many reasons you need your IMEI number for your iPhone or iPad.
Did you know your fingerprint is unique? Every iPhone and cellular tablet in the world has an IMEI number.
IMEI is short for International Mobile Equipment Identity. You will need it to register, fill in support forms and verify a device’s theft history.
These methods can be used to locate your iPhone’s IMEI numbers, regardless of whether the device is turned on, locked, or off.
1. Give it a call
Call *#06# for quick access to your iPhone’s IMEI. A screen with details about your device will be displayed after you have called successfully.
2. Verify Your Settings
Check the Settings app to see your IMEI numbers for iPhones and cellular tablets. Scroll down a bit to find your IMEI.
3. Order the SIM Tray Out
iPhone 6s and later should have the IMEI numbers printed on its SIM tray.
4. Examine the back of your device
The IMEI numbers for the iPhone 5/6 and iPhone 6 are located on the iPhone’s metallic casing.
5. Use the Finder with a Mac
If you have an iPhone that locks and you don’t know how you can unlock it, you could use the Finder App to link your iPhone to a Mac.
Once your iPhone is connected to your Mac, the Explorer app can be opened. From the sidebar, select your iPhone or cellular tablets.
Locate your device using the General Tab. Click on the Telephone Number to view the IMEI and ICCID numbers.
6. Use Apple iTunes with Windows
Older Mac users might not be able update their OS. Search iTunes for your iPhone/iPad IMEI number.
Connect your iPhone to your computer and click iTunes. Next you can click Summary to view more information about your Apple device including its IMEI.
7. Flip packaging
Many Apple lovers keep the sleek, white box in which their iPhone or iPad came.
8. Go to the Apple ID website
It’s possible to access your iPhone or iPad information online, even if it’s not with you.
Visit appleid.apple.com using any browser. Click on the device name to see the IMEI number.