The IMEI number is an identity for every mobile device to recognizes that network on cellular networks and the identification is default set by the manufacturer of that device. You can not change this IMEI number because it was detected on the cellular network. However, you can actually change it on a temporary basis on your device. And it actually changes the IMEI of your device and you can use it in a very quiet way. Therefore, look at the complete guide below to Change IMEI Number of iPhone.
What is IMEI?
IMEI is a unique number, to identify the network, as well as some satellite phones, it is usually printed inside the battery box of the phone, but you can see IMEI by dialing *#06# on the dial pad, or the settings menu on the smartphone operating system. In addition to other system information, most phones can be displayed on the screen as well.
The IMEI number is used by GSM network to identify valid devices and therefore can be used to stopping the stolen of the phone from the access network. For example, if a mobile phone is stolen, the owner can call his network provider and send them to blacklist the phone using their IMEI number. It renders the phones network and sometimes another network, whether the phone’s SIM has changed or not.
Before proceed for further make sure that this method will only work on iPhone and should be jailbreak (rooted iPhone device) IOS Device. It has access to all of its device features and apps in which Apple has locked and has not given access rights to the user on a legal basis.
Make sure changing IMEI will lose the device warranty also changing IMEI number of stolen phone is illegal so do not be a victim of cyber crime. This method of changing IMEI no. of iPhone need a help of PC.
Steps to Change IMEI Number of iPhone
Step 1. First of all Dial *#06# from your device to get IMEI number for confirmation.
Step 3. Now, Turn off your iPhone and boot into Recovery mode.
How to boot iPhone into recovery?
- Press the sleep/wake and power button simultaneously and keep holding until the apple logo appear’s;
- Now, Release the sleep/wake button, after a while iTunes logo with a cable will appear on the screen.
Step 4. After booting the iPhone into recovery connect the phone to PC via USB cable.
Done! Now your device will reboot after 2/3 min. You have successfully changed the IMEI number on the iPhone and you can confirm it by dialing *#06# on the iPhone.
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