Each smartphone, such as the Samsung Galaxy S20, S20+ or S20 Ultra, has its own IMEI number. The IMEI or "International Mobile Station Equipment Identity" is a unique number with which each device can be uniquely identified.
The IMEI number is used, for example, by GSM networks to check whether the devices are legitimate and whether the dialed-in smartphone has not been stolen or is on a black list.
If you want to find out the IMEI number of your Samsung Galaxy S20 model, there are several ways to get this number.
Why do I need the IMEI number?
- Check if the phone is on a blacklist because it has been stolen, for example.
- Find out for which network a phone is locked - Net-Lock
- Determine the model of your phone, for example for manufacturer actions
Find out the IMEI number of your Samsung Galaxy S20, S20+ or S20 Ultra
The IMEI number of each smartphone is 15 digits long and can be easily found out by using the following three methods:
Method 1: Display IMEI via service code
1. Open the phone app.
2. Now enter the following code using the numeric keypad:
3. Tap the call icon
The display will now show you exactly what your IMEI number is.
Method 2: View the IMEI number on the packaging
Another way to find out the IMEI number of your smartphone is to search for the OVP, the original packaging. Here you will find an IMEI sticker on the packaging that matches your device.
Method 3: Check IMEI via Android system
1. Open the settings on your smartphone
2. Navigate further to "Phone info".
3. You will now see your IMEI number(s)
Now you know how to view the IMEI on a Samsung Galaxy S20, S20+ or S20 Ultra in various ways.