Telephones are becoming more and more expensive, that's why we often decide to buy a used phone, but how can we be sure that this device has not been previously stolen or it comes from a legal source?
Have you ever wondered if you have a legal device? It's time to check it out!
Each phone has an IMEI number that can be used to identify the device. GSM network uses IMEI number to identify valid devices and it can be used for stopping a stolen phone from accessing the network.
Here you can find out more what IMEI is, and check out the video below to know how to check IMEI number on your device.
Okay, since now we know what IMEI number is so, how it can be helpful for me to check whether my phone is legal or not. Our IMEI.info website comes with help. At our website, by using your IMEI you can check it. The best way is to use a blacklist. Blacklist is a list of IMEI numbers that was reported as stolen or lost. Phones with unregisteredIMEI numbers can be singled out and blocked from mobile services as they were likely brought into the country through the black market.
It's very easy to do. You need just your IMEI number. If you want to check your phone status before buying, just ask a seller to give you such number.
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It is very important to know whether our phone is from a legal source or not. If it turns out that we have an illegal phone, you have to contact the person who sold you this device or the network operator as soon as possible.