The IMEI of your Samsung Galaxy S8+ Plus is a serial number that allows your smartphone to be identified uniquely. For those that forget a lot, it is advisable that you note down the IMEI of your Galaxy S8+ Plus straight after purchase. This allows you to prove the ownership of your phone in case your Galaxy S8+ Plus gets stolen and you need it back.
The IMEI or the International Mobile Station Equipment Identity is a special number unique to a particular device. The IMEI number is used by GSM networks to check the validity of devices or whether the device is either stolen or blacklisted.
Doing an IMEI number check for AT&T, Sprint, Verizon and T-Mobile ensures that your Galaxy S8 or S8+ Plus is usable. You can find the IMEI number of your phone through the following ways.
- Via the Android system
To get the Samsung Galaxy S8+ Plus IMEI from the Android system, you need to turn ON the Galaxy S8 first. On the Home screen, go to phone settings. Then select ‘’Device Information’’ and tap on ‘’Status’’. Here you will see a list of the various information entries of your Samsung Galaxy S8+ Plus including your IMEI
- Via the packaging bag
Another way to find the IMEI number of your Samsung Galaxy S8+ Plus is to check on the original box of your smartphone. There is always a sticker at the back of the packaging box that contains the Galaxy S8+ Plus IMEI number.
- Via the service code
Final method of locating the IMEI number of your Galaxy S8+ Plus is by using the service code. To achieve this, you need to first turn ON your Galaxy S8 then go to the Phone app. Once you are there, type in the dial keypad *#06#.