Multiple methods to find IMEI on Android device

find android IMEI

It is a unique ID card for your Android phone. Most users don’t understand the importance of IMEI until they lose their device. Let me show you different methods by which you can access your IMEI ID. Follow the methods to know your IMEI id and make sure you note it down somewhere secure.

Different ways to find IMEI on Android device

There are more than one way to find IMEI number of your device.

Dial a code

Open the phone dialer and simply dial * # 06 #. This is the simplest and easiest way to find IMEI number. This method can also be used for any operating system.

Once dialed, you will be presented with IMEI and serial number of the device.
android IMEI using dialer

IMEI from Settings menu

Navigate to Settings -> About Device -> Status -> IMEI information.

All the information is displayed here.
android IMEI using android-settings

Find it directly from your Google account

  1. Go to
  2. Login with your Google credentials
  3. Find Android listed below
  4. Expand and you will find the IMEI details of your Android phone

IMEI android details google account

Inside the phone casing

If you have a phone which can be opened, you probably might be able to see the IMEI number inside the casing. Most probably, you will have the details just under the battery.

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Anup Raman
Anup Raman

I am Anup Raman. A Tech Enthusiast|Blogger|Tech Trainer with 10+ yrs experience in the field of IT. My expertise are in Operating Systems, mainly Windows and Computer security which comes from my experience, working as Tech Support and Trainer for Microsoft, Symantec and McAfee. Loves blogging about Technical Troubleshooting, discussing latest Gadgets, Games and doing Reviews.

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