How to Block Stolen Mobile Phone Using IMEI Number

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Once in a lifetime, everyone has to deal with a situation like you could lose your mobile phone or it’s stolen. This smartphone may contain sensitive data, user passwords, login information and personal data. The situation should be manageable quickly in care. You can use certain apps to track lost or stolen mobiles or block them in an IMEI number. Here are all the details on “How to track and block the lost or stolen a mobile phone with its IMEI number”.

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How to Block Stolen Mobile Phone Using IMEI Number

Method: 1

Using apps to track lost or stolen mobiles

Meanwhile, there are several applications; This will help you keep track of lost or stolen cell phones (eg burglar alarms for Windows phones). You can download and use special apps for iPhone and Android phones. A recently launched Google app Android Device Manager is great for locating and managing missing Android devices. See below for more information. Here is the list of 5 best apps to track lost or stolen mobiles.

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1. Android Device Manager

It’s better if you lose or lose your phone. It can find missing devices and help you keep your device and data in it. Reset it on your device PIN lock screen and erase all data on the phone. Phone Look for Android devices associated with your Google Account.

2. Anti-theft alarm

This app has motion alarm and charger alarm. Offer a pin pattern or unlock and different alarm tones and you can set yourself. In case of loss, you can do a quick activation via a notification. It gets easy and clean user interface.

3. Avast Anti-Theft

It is one of the best free cell phone trackers that helps you find and track your lost or stolen phone. The app can find and track your lost phone. This application Control your mobile phone remotely. It can also lock or wipe phone memory, take pictures or listen to audio from the phone’s environment. It sends a SIM card change notification to another device.

4. Anti-theft Cerberus

It offers three ways to protect your device. These are remote control via the website, remote control via SMS (text messages) from another phone and automatic alerts.

5. My Droid

This is another best available Android app that will help find the phone as a ringtone/vibrator, using GPS location, the text of your attention word, etc. There is code protection to prevent unauthorized application changes. The notification of the modified SIM card will be sent and the stealth mode will keep the incoming text on the phone. The app takes pictures using the camera of the camera, the remote lock device, SD card, etc.

Method: 2

Using the IMEI numberWhat is the IMEI ID (International Mobile Identification)?

All mobile phones have a unique identification number called IMEI (International Mobile Equipment Identification). You can check it correctly by typing * # 06 # from your phone. This unique number will help you find your lost or stolen mobile. The same number you can see in a cell phone box.

How does IMEI (International Mobile Equipment Identification) work?

Once your phone is turned on, the network SIM card attempts to register your IMEI number on the network service providers’ servers. It is permanently stored in the server database. If your phone is lost or stolen, you can ask your service providers to block your IMEI number on this network to prevent misuse of your phone.

How to use the IMEI number to block the mobile network?

To block the IMEI number on a mobile network, first, you need to register a police case about it. Network providers need a copy of the FIR of the same. After obtaining the FIR copy information, the network providers block the IMEI number of the network. Network providers use shared services to block IMEI numbers. If you have blocked the IMEI number on a network, it will block all other mobile networks.

 

For example: If you have blocked the IMEI number on Vodafone, it will be automatically blocked with Airtel, Reliance, Idea and all other mobile networks. Please note that; Do it only after checking with the police because the police use the same IMEI number to find the thief. Once they are stuck, they can not track the stolen mobile IMEI. This blocking generally aims to prevent the dissemination of confidential content or personal data. Otherwise, if it is not blocked; The IMEI number helps to monitor the handset and must get the font.

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  1. I doubt if this can work in Nigeria, I have never seen anyone do it here.

  2. These days one can easily change IMEI, can such phone still be blocked.?

  3. I have also never seen anybody do that nor have I tried it myself, but it’s good information to know

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