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How To Use IMEI Number to Block Phones If your mobile phone is lost or stolen you can inform your network provider with your IMEI number. Your cell phone provider can then put the serial number on a shared database. This list stops this particular phone from registering on any network and will be useless for anyone even if the mobile phone’s SIM card is changed!

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phone got stolen - want to change mxit pin


If your mobile phone is lost or stolen you can inform your cell phone provider with your IMEI number. Your cell phone provider can then put the serial number on a shared database. This list stops this particular phone from registering on any network and will be useless for anyone even if the mobile phone's SIM card is changed.
I suggest you contact your cell phone provider ASAP. To lock/block your cell phone from further use, please click on this link :- http://www.fixya.com/support/r5057854-lost_or_stolen_cell_phone

Oct 23, 2012 | RIM BlackBerry Bold 9700 Smartphone

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how to block my lost cellphone using emei


If your mobile phoneis lost or stolen you can inform your cell phone provider with your IMEInumber. Your cell phone provider can then put the serial number on a shared database.This list stops this particular phone from registering on any network and willbe useless for anyone.I suggest you contact your cell phone providerASAP. To lock/block your cell phone from further use, please clickon this link :-http://www.fixya.com/support/r5057854-lost_or_stolen_cell_phone

Apr 20, 2012 | Cell Phones

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my mobile 2600 classic is stolen so how can i get my mobile


I think it is very hard nowadays to recover stolen or lost phones, but one thing you can do is block your phone so that the person who stole it cannot use the phone. All you have to do is call the phone provider. They will get some basic info and the IMEI number of your lost mobile set. They will register IMEI (International Mobile Equipment Identity) of your cell phone and will request all the mobile operators to block this IMEI on their networks.

IMEI is a number which is unique to every GSM mobile phone. It is usually found
printed on or underneath the phone's battery and warranty card. IMEI of any set
can also be found by dialing the sequence *#06# into the phone. 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/her network provider and instruct them to "block" the
phone using its IMEI number. This renders the phone useless, regardless of whether
the phone's SIM is changed.

Nov 24, 2010 | Nokia 2600 Classic Cell Phone

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I lost my nokia mobile phone. I have that phone imei number. Please Can you give Assist to block that imei number.


IMEI(International Mobile Equipment Identification). Now if you have lost your mobile handset or your phone has been stolen, you can contact your network provider to block your IMEI number. They might ask you to get a Police FIR copy first, do as they say and finally ask them to block your IMEI number. Mobile network.
providers use a shared hosting service for blocking IMEI numbers, which means if you have asked network ‘Airtel’ to block your mobile handset, it automatically gets blocked by network ‘VodaFone’, ‘Reliance’, ‘Idea Cellular’ and so on.
Now when that thief will switch on your mobile handset, no service providers will allow it to build any connection with them. It does not matter if he changes the mobile SIM card, since SIM card requests for the service with IMEI number and a blocked IMEI number handset will be ignored and the mobile will become an useless toy.

If you know someone from any mobile network, you can also ask him to find out the mobile number that’s being used that IMEI number. In that way you will get the mobile number that thief is using on your handset icon_wink.gif Take help of mobile number tracker to track any mobile in India.
You can find more information about your mobile handset by entering your mobile IMEI no. Go to IMEI Number Analysis and know more about your handset model, manufacturing date and some internal informations for free.

Jun 14, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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Where is the IMEI on the LG Fusic phone?


IMEI number or International Mobile Equipment Identity number is a unique number associated with every GSM and UMTS mobile phone and can help you find your stolen cell phone easily. Save your IMEI number today.
Find your IMEI number
To find your mobile phone IMEI number, simply dial the sequence *#06# into the phone. The unique 15 digit IMEI code of your cell phone will be instantly displayed. Copy it and keep it in a safe place so that you can find it when you phone ius misplaced or stolen. You can also find the IMEI number by checking� the compliance plate under the battery.
Why is IMEI number useful?
If your mobile phone gets misplaced, lost, or stolen -� you can inform the the network provider who can then put the serial number (the IMEI number for the phone) on a shared database. This list stops this particular phone from registering on any network and will be useless for anyone even if the mobile phone’s SIM card is changed!
This IMEI number is also useful to unlock mobile phones and get them working once they are found. So find and write down your IMEI number right now, with growing incidence of stolen or lost mobile phones, you never know when it might be useful!
And to get all the information right – try the IMEI Number Analysis – If you know the IMEI code of a mobile phone, you can now check all known information regarding manufacturer, model type, date and country of approval. Amazing!

Aug 15, 2009 | Cell Phones

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