About to buy a second hand iPhone? First check its DNA. Find out when it was manufactured, see if it’s in warranty, ID its network, and assess its ‘Find My iPhone’ and simlock status, before you commit. All using its unique IMEI number. Just type it into the box above to find out.
Fast, accurate, comprehensive and confidential, IMEI Phone Check delivers peace of mind to anyone thinking of buying a second hand iPhone. From simlock status and manufacturing details to warranty and network info, get an insight into your potential new phone’s past life.
Our report also looks to see if the iPhone’s ‘Find My iPhone’ activation lock is enabled. Knowing this, could be the difference between having a phone you can use and one you can’t.
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Want to find out more about our iPhone check? Get answers to some common queries below.
‘Find My iPhone’ is a feature on all Apple products. Its main purpose is to help owners keep track of and locate their Apple devices.
Part of the ‘Find My’ app, Activation Lock is a security feature. It’s designed to prevent unauthorised people from using a device. It’s automatically enabled if the ‘Find My’ feature is turned on. The registered Apple ID and password will then be required in order to erase or reactivate the device. Whether it’s on or off could be the difference between having a device you can use and one you can’t.
If the ‘Find My’ feature is enabled on your second hand Apple device the Activation Lock will also be activated. This means you won’t be able to log in using your iCloud credentials.
IMEI Phone Checker can establish the warranty status of iPhones. It can also detail how long the warranty is valid for and in what county.
All iPhone models are supported by our IMEI check.
A mobile network is a wireless service provider that supplies connectivity services to mobile phone and tablet subscribers. It’s the company you pay for your phone usage.
The data we use comes directly from Apple’s official servers. This means it’s as accurate and detailed as you can get.
An IMEI or International Mobile Equipment Identity (IMEI) number is a 15-digit number that’s unique to all GSM (Global System for Mobile) mobile phones and smartphones.
GSM or Global System for Mobile is the international standard for mobile telecommunications. If your devices uses a SIM card, it’s likely to be a GSM phone. All GSM phones have an IMEI number.
There are three options.