How to Find the IMEI / MEID / ESN / Serial Number

IMEI / MEID / ESN – Dialing a Code

The IMEI/MEID number can be retrieved from your phone by dialing in the universal code *#06#. As soon as you finish dialing the code, the IMEI/MEID number will appear on the screen.

How to Copy the Number

The IMEI/MEID number will appear in a new window on your phone. Write the number down as it is not possible to copy and paste it from your phone's display.

Note: If your phone does not tell whether the number is an IMEI or MEID number, you can verify it by checking what carrier you use. GSM networks like AT&T and T-Mobile use IMEI numbers. CDMA networks such as Sprint, Verizon, and US Cellular use MEID numbers.

IMEI / MEID / ESN – Using Phone Settings


  1. Tap the Settings app on the iPhone / cellular iPad
  2. Tap General
  3. Tap About in the General menu
  4. Tap IMEI/MEID

This will display the IMEI/MEID number on the screen.

How to Copy the Number

Press and hold the IMEI/MEID field on the screen for a few seconds. A message will appear letting you know that the number has been copied.

Write the number down if there is no message confirming that the number was copied.

Laptop Serial Number:

Most laptop serial numbers are located at the bottom of the laptop, while some are located under the battery compartment. Please check with your device manufacturer if you are not able to locate this information.

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