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LG G5: How To Find IMEI Serial Number

Posted by Recomhub Tips on February 15, 2019

For those that own an LG G5, it’s important to know what the LG G5 IMEI number is. To quickly explain, the LG G5 IMEI number is a serial number that will allow the smartphone to be identified correctly, and also allow it to be blacklisted if it’s reported as stolen. It’s recommended that you write down the IMEI number of your LG G5 after the purchase, since the IMEI number is 15 digits and you’re pretty unlikely to be able to remember it off the top of your head. This will allow you to prove that you own the smartphone in case the LG G5 gets stolen and you want to get it back, as it could be the only proof that the phone was yours if the thief deletes all of your data.

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 that the LG G5 is not stolen or blacklisted. Completing an IMEI number check for Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile will make sure that LG G5 is usable. The IMEI number of your LG G5 can be found with a couple different methods using the phone itself.

To find the LG G5 IMEI from the phone itself, you need to first turn on the LG G5. Then, once you have gotten to the Home screen, go to the phone settings. Then select Device Information, and click on Status. Here you can see various information entries on your LG G5. One of them is IMEI. Select that, and you’re now seeing your IMEI serial number.

Alternatively, you can locate the IMEI number on your LG G5 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 *#06# on the dialer keypad, and the phone will display the IMEI number.

Of course, the simplest way to find the IMEI number of your LG G5 is to just look at the packaging of the smartphone when you get it. Here you can find a sticker on the back of the box that will provide you with the LG G5 IMEI number. Write it down before you throw out the box, and you’ll be good to go. Not everything has to be a process.

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