Last updated on November 24th, 2016 at 05:02 am
Retrieve IMEI Number Using Google Dashboard: In the past couple of years, Mobile has become Something more in our daily life than just a communication device. With the rise of market for Smartphones, Major companies Apple, Samsung, Xiaomi are targeting India and China to become the Leader in the World’s Smartphone Market. Not to Forget, with the rise of smartphones market and demand, the theft, Lost and Missing cases of mobile phones, smartphones are also increasing every other day.
There are a lot of Options and features made available in Smartphones and integrated with the Core Mobile Operating systems in both IOS And Android with every update, to find the lost Smartphone. But Still finding a lost mobile is Mission Impossible in INDIA as all those features and services depends mostly on Internet, Data Connection.
But To take those chances of finding it, we need the most important data of our Mobile Phone, which is it’s IMEI (International Mobile Station Equipment Identity) number. As you might already know, every mobile has it’s own unique IMEI number. This number is used by GSM networks to Identify the valid devices and therefore this can used to blacklist a stolen mobile phone from using the mobile network, in some cases all other networks too.
what exactly are we talking about?
If a mobile is stolen then the owner of that mobile can call his/her network provider and instruct them to “BlackList” their mobile using it’s IMEI Number. This makes the phone useless on that network and sometimes it can’t even work on other networks too even if the SIM Card is changed.
From Where We Can Retrieve the IMEI Number?
If You have the mobile with you, then you can find the IMEI Number
- on the Backside of your Mobile Battery
- By entering *#06# on your Dial-pad.
- IMEI number Will be Noted on your Mobile Purchase Bill
- IMEI number is Printed on the Mobile BOX
How To Retrieve IMEI of a Lost Android Mobile from Google Dashboard ?
In order to use the android mobile to it’s full potential, you need to Sign in to your android mobile with your gmail account. This enables you to sync your mobile data with your Google account, which acts like a backup of your contacts , settings, app data and Information regarding your mobile phone.
- Visit www.google.com/dashboard
- Login to your Google Account
- Scroll down to for “Android” section and Click on it.
- This will give you drop down Section which gives the IMEI, Model number, Manufacturer, Network Carrier information, and Also the App Backup Information of all your android devices used with this particular GMail Account.
This is how you can retrieve your IMEI number of your Lost android mobile from your google dashboard using your gmail id.
For Android Users, I suggest them to activate the Device manager Option in their android mobiles which helps us to track the mobile with it’s exact coordinates on Google Maps using Google Account.