How do I find my IMEI on an iPhone:

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 iPhone or to run a device check with CheckMEND.

There are several ways you can find your IMEI:

How do I find my IMEI on an iPhone:

  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. On the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c and iPhone 5 you can find it printed on the back of your phones hardware (it is in very small print).
  4. On these phones you can find it on the sim tray: iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4 (GSM model), iPhone 4s.
  5. You can also find it in your iPhone settings go to Settings > General > About.
How to find your IMEI numer?

How do I find an IMEI on my iPad

  1. If your iPad has an IMEI number (network enabled) it will be printed on the back of the device.

How to find your IMEI If you don't have your device

There are several places to check that might show your device's serial or IMEI number.

  1. Go to your Apple ID account page ( in a web browser on your computer.
  2. Sign in with the Apple ID that you use on the device that you need the serial or IMEI number of.
  3. Scroll down to the section called Devices. To see a device's serial and IMEI number, select that device.

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!