Reporting Loss or Theft of a Mobile Device

What is an IMEI Number?………N332 Police tell us…….

By pressing *#06# , you will figure out the IMEI (International Mobile Equipment Identity) of your mobile. In case you need to report a loss or a theft, it will be easier to identify your phone.

Every phone or Mobile Broadband device has a unique 15 digit code, called an IMEI number.

You might need to find your IMEI number if you want to unlock your device to use with other networks, or for some insurance policies.

You can find your IMEI in the following ways:

  • by entering *#06# on your phone’s call screen. You can also find it in your phone’s settings
  • printed either on the back of your tablet, or underneath your tablet’s battery. You can also find it in your tablet’s settings
  • printed inside your dongle or on your Mobile Broadband dashboard
  • printed inside your MiFi’s battery compartment, or on your Mobile Broadband dashboard.