Locate A Phone: How To Block Your Stolen Android Smartphone.
In this article, I will be showing you how to track your lost Android phone and Block Your Stolen Android Smartphone right here on this page. This step by step guide will provide you comprehensive details on how to block a stolen phone using IMEI number. All you have to do is follow the detailed instructions listed below:
How To Check your Phone IMEI Number
- Dial *#06# on your device.
- Check for the IMEI Number on your phone pack.
- You can also find the IMEI under the battery.
Write down the IMEI No so that it can easily be used to locate and block your phone when it gets lost or stolen. We have previously published an article on how to block a stolen phone without IMEI No. With this article, you can wipe your mobile, lock your phone, you can also wipe it remotely without an app.
Lost Phone: How To Block Your Stolen Android Smartphone
The SIM card automatically registers your IMEI No to network service providers server, immediately your phone in switched on. This stores your personal information to the network database. With this, you can easily track and block your lost or stolen phone, by asking your network provider to block your IMEI No. Follow the steps below to Block Your Stolen Android Smartphone:
To block you IMEI No, visit any nearest police station around you and register a case about your lost or stolen phone. Registering a police case is mandatory as you will be issued a FIR copy information which will be demanded by your network providers, this will enable your network providers to block your IMEI No from the network. Once you block your IMEI No, it will be blocked on other mobile networks as well.
The service providers are using shared network to block IMEI No, which means once you block your IMEI number in Airtel, it will automatically be blocked in Vodafone and all other networks providers. It is very compulsory to check with police officers before proceeding to block your IMEI, this is because the police use the same IMEI No to track perpetrator. Once the IMEI is blocked the police can’t track the stolen device. This blocking is used mostly to stop the spreading of information and if not blocked the police can easily track your lost or stolen phone.
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