Find IMEI number without iPhone: –
All the ways you need to find out your IMEI number with or without your iPhone is simple. You are reading this post as you might have lost your iPhone. Now find out the IMEI number to get your iPhone back.
But, before you find your IMEI number Understand what is the meaning of the IMEI and it uses.
What is IMEI number: –
The standard full form is “International Mobile Equipment Identity”. The name itself says that it is an identity number. This is a unique number. Your cellular network provider store these numbers.
The network provider uses SIM number and IMEI number to record your history (calls or messages you make through your phone).
The GSM network providers use your IMEI number.
You can use this number to block the phone when your phone is stolen or lost.
Now this phone will be added to the blacklist.
Use of Your IMEI number: –
- You can block your lost or stolen iPhone.
- Your network provider will block the iPhone when you make a complaint.
- Its main use is to identify the device.
Based on this number, you can check some information about the device, eg brand or model. Go to imei.info for your device details.
did you know?
Did you know that even if you change the Sim card of the mobile you can be traced using the IMEI number?
Must Read: How to find IMEI number using your iPhone.
These IMEI numbers are said to be permanent numbers. But they can be erased. Yes, you read it right.
There are few tech geeks who can change the IMEI number of your phone number.
Finding ways to Know your iPhone IMEI number: –
1. Using iTunes
Even without using your device still you can find the IMEI number using iTunes.
But, once in the past, your iDevice should be connected to that Pc/Mac.
Open your iTunes:-
Click on iTunes => Preferences.
Now a window pops-up head to Devices.
Click on Devices. Now hover your mouse over your device name.
A box appears with the device IMEI and Serial number.
In the display list, the device names will appear.
That’s it now you got your IMEI number and serial number as a bonus ;-).
2. Use Your Apple ID: –
You can use your Apple id in many ways. You can also find your IMEI using your apple Id.
Use your PC/Mac to do these things.
- Go to appleid.apple.com.
- A login page appears, enter your Apple id and Password which you use on your iDevice.
- Scroll down to the section called Devices. To see a device’s serial and IMEI/MEID number, select that device.
Now there you have the IMEI number.
3. Check on your iPhone Box.
Every phone is packed in a nice good looking box. That box has some information you want.
In case if you have that box then you have another way to find IMEI number.
Turn the box to its back, there is a label with a barcode and few numbers. Find the IMEI number on that label. Along with IMEI number, there are CSN and serial numbers.
Follow any three of the above ways to find your IMEI number. Save that number somewhere else for the future purpose.