Article ID : 00255887 / Last Modified : 16/05/2023Print

How do I check the IMEI number? ( Android 11 or higher )

Where can I find the IMEI number?

    IMPORTANT: This article applies only to specific products and/or operating systems. Check the Applicable Products and Categories section of this article before starting these steps.

    Valid for

    • Android 11
    • Android 12
    • Android 13


        Every device has a unique IMEI (International Mobile Equipment Identity) number. The IMEI number is used for identifying valid devices in each network. A stolen device can be blocked by a network provider from accessing the network. For devices with two SIM cards, there are two IMEI numbers, one for each SIM card slot.

        Finding the IMEI number of a powered-on device

        If your device is running, you can find the IMEI number of your device in a few different ways.

        To view the IMEI number using the Support app

        1. Find and tap   Support.
        2. Make sure you're on the  Home tab.
        3. Tap on Device overview
        4. Scroll down to IMEI.

        To view the IMEI number under Settings

        • Find and tap Settings → About phone  IMEI.

        Finding the IMEI number of an unresponsive device

        If your device cannot be powered on, or the display is not working, you can find the IMEI number by dragging out the Sim card tray.

        To view the IMEI number(s) on the SIM Card tray

        1. Drag out the nano-SIM card tray.
        2. The sim card tray displays the IMEI number(s).

        Finding the IMEI number of a lost or stolen device

        If your device is lost or stolen, you can use Google's Find My Device service to find the IMEI number.

        To view the IMEI number using Find My Device

        1. Open
        2. If prompted, sign in using the same Google account that you have set up on your device.
        3. Click the top left tab to select the device for which you want to use the service.
        4. Click the Device Information icon (i).

        Note! To use Find My Device, your device must be turned on, be signed in to a Google account, be connected to Internet or Wi-Fi, be visible on Google Play, have Find My Device turned on and have Location turned on.