Galaxy J5: How To Find IMEI Serial Number

It’s important for you know what the IMEI of your Samsung Galaxy J5 is, as this number is a serial number that will allow the smartphone to be identified correctly. For those that don’t have an amazing memory, it’s recommended that you write down the IMEI of your Samsung Galaxy J5 after the purchase. This will allow you to prove that you own the smartphone in case the Galaxy J5 gets stolen and you want to retrieve it back.

The IMEI or International Mobile Station Equipment Identity is a unique number for each device to identify it. The IMEI number is used by GSM networks to check if devices are valid and the Samsung Galaxy J5 is not stolen or blacklisted. Completing an IMEI number check for Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile will make sure that Galaxy J5 is usable. The IMEI number of your Samsung Galaxy J5 can be found with this three methods:


Find out the IMEI via the Android system

To find the Samsung Galaxy J5 IMEI from the phone itself, you need to first turn on the Galaxy J5. Then once you have gotten to the home screen, go to the phone settings. Then select on “Device Information”, and click on “Status”. Here you can see various information entries of your Samsung Galaxy J5. One of them is “IMEI”. You’re now seeing your IMEI serial number.
IMEI on packaging

Another method to find the IMEI number on the Samsung Galaxy J5 is to grab the original box of the smartphone. Here you can find a sticker on the back of the box that will provide you with the Samsung Galaxy J5 IMEI number.


Show IMEI via service code

The final way you can locate the IMEI number on your Galaxy J5 is by using a service code. To do this, you need to first turn on the smartphone and go to the phone app. Once there, type in the following code in the dialer keypad: *#06#


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