How do I find my IMEI number?

Every phone or broadband device has a unique identification code called IMEI. It is a 15 digit number that you may need to identify your device for insurance purposes, to unlock your phone or to run a device check with CheckMEND.

There are several ways you can find your IMEI:

How do I find my IMEI on a Android mobile phone:

Below are 5 ways you can find you IMEI on Android phones such as: Samsung Galaxy S7, Huawei P9, Pixel, phone by google, Lenovo Moto Z, LG G5, HTC 10, Sony Xperia X and Nexus 6P.

  1. Enter *#06# into your call screen and it will pop up.
  2. It may be on your phones original packaging (little tip if you have a new phone is to take a picture of the packaging and IMEI number before you throw it away).
  3. You can also find it in your phone settings go to Settings > About Device > Status.
  4. Access, it through the google dashboard.
  5. It is visible under the battery.
How to find your IMEI numer?

How to check your device history with CheckMEND?

Once you have found the IMEI on your device you can then run a check on its background history so you can buy and sell mobile devices with confidence.

Check your device history now

How does it work?

  • First obtain the device IMEI number.
  • To create a single device history report go to:
  • For a small cost you will receive a global CheckMEND report.
  • It performs real-time device checks against billions of records.
  • Checks UK and global data for comprehensive results.
  • You receive a PDF CheckMEND report as proof of device check status.
CheckMEND device history report example


  • Reports enhance listings on internet auction and classified sites.
  • Ask sellers to prove goods are legitimate by providing a CheckMEND report.
  • The report number found on the PDF you'll receive (as highlighted in the diagram) can be verified free on CheckMEND at anytime.

Don't risk it! CheckMEND it!