The IMEI of your Samsung Galaxy S8 or Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus is a serial number that serves as unique identification. The best option for confirming that you own the device and the fastest way to block the device, in the event that it gets lost and ends up in the wrong hands, this International Mobile Equipment Identity number is very important.
Do you know yours? If you’ve just recently got the smartphone and didn’t have the chance to look for it, we’ll help you do that right away.
- You can do it from your smartphone, right now, if you just access the dial pad and type the *#06# service code. Right after that, the device will automatically display the IMEI on the screen.
- You can also do it from the Android system. Given that it is such an important attribute of the Samsung Galaxy S8 or Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus, it is listed in the Device Information section. To get to it, you will need to navigate to the general Settings of the smartphone and, from there, simply tap on Device Information. The IMEI will be available on that page, possibly towards the bottom of the page, but it’s definitely in there.
- Last but not least, you can simply look for the IMEI on the original package of the device. If you still have the box in which the Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8 Plus was shipped, check every side of the package and you will find the serial number.
Any of these three simple steps will give you the same result. It doesn’t really matter which one you chose, as long as you get to know the IMEI of your smartphone. After that, we strongly recommend that you write it down on a piece of paper and find a safe place to keep it.
Hopefully, you won’t need the Samsung Galaxy S8 or Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus IMEI too soon. But if and when you do, it is better to have it at hand than to regret that you have ignored this simple action.