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01 Dec '09 05:35 pm
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3 points earned by anonymous person.
Answered by dare devil, 24 Mar '10 09:33 pm

 
  
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The International Mobile Equipment Identity or IMEI (pronounced /ami/) is a number unique to every GSM, WCDMA, and iDEN mobile phone, as well as some satellite phones. It is usually found printed inside the battery compartment of the phone. It can also be displayed on the screen of the phone by entering *#06# into the keypad on most phones. The IMEI number is used by the GSM network to identify valid devices and therefore can be used to stop a stolen phone from accessing the network. For example, if a mobile phone is stolen, the owner can call his or her network provider and instruct them to "ban" the phone using its IMEI number. This renders the phone useless, whether or not the phone's SIM is changed. Unlike the Electronic Serial Number or MEID of CDMA and other wireless networks, the IMEI is only used to identify the device, and has no permanent or semi-permanent relation to the subscriber. Instead, the subscriber is identified by transmission of an IMSI number, which is stored on a ...more
Answered by Deepak Joshi, 11 Dec '09 04:11 pm

 
  
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Indication
Answered by Anand Agarwal, 04 Dec '09 01:52 pm

 
  
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If u dont hv imei than u might not able to run your mobile.
Answered by Rajiv Parmar, 01 Dec '09 05:39 pm

 
  
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About what what is THIS
Answered by iqbal seth, 01 Dec '09 05:38 pm

 
  
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Incomplete and vague question !
Answered by Lucky, 01 Dec '09 05:38 pm

 
  
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