The official smartphone can be checked with an IMEI number. Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission has introduced a system. Where you can find out if your phone is official with IMEI. The International Mobile Equipment Identity (IMEI) number is a unique number for a device. There is an IMEI number for an electronic device such as a mobile tablet computer, etc., this number can never be duplicated. This is discussed below.
SMS method for verification of official or unofficial phone
SMS method is very popular for official unofficial phone verification. You can verify the official or unofficial phone through free SMS. For this, you have to follow some rules below. First, you have to go to the message option on your mobile or computer and type KYD <space> 15 digit IMEI number ”and send an SMS to 16002.
After a while, you will be informed via SMS whether your phone is official or unofficial. In fact, BTRC will show you whether your phone is actually recorded in the BTRC database. If there is a record, you will get a message that your phone is there, and if there is not, you will get a message that there is no.
How to Check Phone’s IMEI Number Via Settings
On Android, go to Settings > About > IMEI to see the IMEI number. Tap Status and scroll down to see the IMEI information.
On an iPhone, tap Settings > General > About and scroll down to IMEI.
On most other phones with a removable battery, the IMEI is printed on a sticker that is inside the phone, under the battery. Take the battery out to check.
How to Check Phone’s IMEI Number Using USSD code
You need to know the IMEI number of your device before starting the process. To know the number, you need to go to your phone’s settings, go to settings, go to the phone about options, you can get your phone’s IMEI number. Or you can get the IMEI number by dialing the phone (IMEI) of the phone you need to know hash h * # 06 #. Then note your number and go to the message option of the mobile and send it in the mentioned rules. In this case, no charge will be applicable. And it can be sent with any SIM. In addition, the number will be given on the box (IMEI) of your mobile.
- Dial *#06# on your phone.
- The IMEI number will now be displayed on the screen. You should note it down somewhere safe or you can always take a screenshot.
Now, wait for confirmation, no need to worry if your phone is unofficial. If the government takes any action, you must be notified to register the device. This is 85 percent of customers do not know about their official unofficial phone status. So of course the shopkeeper should ask the wholesaler or retailer before buying the phone.