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More than 13,500 Vivo phones running on same IMEI, Meerut police files case

June 05, 2020 6:47 pm

Meerut police found that more than 13,500 mobile phones are running with the same IMEI number in the country.

IMEI numbers could help track stolen mobiles. But how do you find it and what does it do?

June 20, 2019 2:06 pm

Your mobile phone's IMEI number could soon prove to be very useful if your smartphone gets stolen or lost as the new database will allow the device to be blocked from network access. Here's why the IMEI will matter

Cellphone firm comes up with modified handsets to stump ‘flashers’

September 23, 2014 1:09 am

Police sources claim that representatives of a cellphone company met them and told them about the solution; firm denies.

‘Flasher’ devices pose hurdle for police in tracing cellphone locations

August 05, 2014 1:12 am

The Flasher is a small device that connects the phone to the computer and helps the user change the IMEI number of the handset.

Four arrested for ‘changing’ cellphone IMEI numbers

May 31, 2012 5:00 am

The Special Operations Group of Panchmahals police today arrested four persons on charges of possessing and using technology to change the international mobile equipment identity number of mobile phones.

Noting IMEI number helps customer win case against store

August 25, 2011 3:08 am

The awareness that each mobile handset has a unique IMEI number helped a Sector 51 resident Sohan Singh win a case against a local store which tried to pass on an old handset to him after ‘repair’.

Spendthrift Punjab is game for 3G telephony

December 14, 2010 1:14 am

It’s not just about big fat Punjabi weddings and SUVs — 3G is the latest craze for splurge-happy Punjabis now.

Get your IMEI before it’s too late

November 28, 2009 4:57 am

As the deadline to get an IMEI number for mobile phones ends in a few days,people have started making a beeline for the only authorised centre in the city to get their registration done.