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IMEI number helps to trace your lost mobile phones

Updated: Monday, March 19, 2012, 16:25 [IST]
 
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IMEI number helps to trace your lost mobile phones

The IMEI Number is the most important aspect of your mobile phones. Through this 15 digit number, you can do wonders. Using this, the society can also be made a better place. Today, we share with you certain vital details regarding the IMEI Number.

IMEI stands for International Equipment Identity Number. It is a 15 digit unique number. This is usually present in the battery compartment of your cellphones. You can know the IMEI number of your mobiles by pressing *#06#. This also enables you to trace lost mobile phones. Effective tracking of the IMEI number also helps in fighting crimes. Since accurate information about the location of a particular mobile is also provided, various untoward incidents can be avoided.

Cellphone tracking is one of the primary uses of this technique. Access to stolen mobiles can be blocked in a particular country as well. Whenever your mobile gets stolen, contact your cellular operator & request for a blockage of mobile phone services for your lost phone & provide your IMEI.

The operators will then add the 15 digit number to the blacklist database. This makes sure that the person who stole your phone cannot use it anymore. Cellphone tracing is made possible through  the 15 digit number using the GPS technology.

Thus, you can make sure that your mobile-phone doesn't fall into the hands of bad elements. You can also make sure that your phone stays safe at all times. Not only this, you can register your mobile phone's IMEI number so that it becomes easy to track your mobile phone in case it is stolen. You can also register online through http://www.trackimei.com/.

Therefore we can say that technology is surely a boon to mankind. An ordinary number can become a life-changer. Please do reply with your opinion in in our comment section below.

Story first published:  Monday, March 19, 2012, 16:25 [IST]
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