For those who own the new Google Pixel or the Pixel XL, it will be great to get to know how to identify the IMEI number of on your device. The IMEI number is very important mainly because it acts as a serial number. This serial number makes it easy to accurately identify your device. If your memory is not that great, I would suggest that you write the IMEI number of your Pixel or the Pixel XL down. In case your Pixel gets stolen, it would be easy to prove that the stolen smartphone belongs to you using the IMEI number.
The International Mobile Station Equipment Identity (IMEI) is a very unique number that is allocated to each device so as to identify that particular device. GSM network make use of the IMEI number to prove the validity of devices. The GSM networks can also prove if the Pixel or the Pixel XL has been blacklisted or stolen. You can make sure that the Pixel and the Pixel XL are usable by checking the IMEI number for AT&T, Sprint, Verizon and T-Mobile. The following methods will help you to figure out the IMEI number of your Pixel or the Pixel XL device.
Using the Android System to find the IMEI number
If you are looking to find your Pixel’s IMEI number or the IMEI of your Pixel XL, you must first power on the smartphone. Once the device is powered on, it will take you to the home screen, from where you should go to the general settings. From the settings, choose on the Device Information and then tap on Status option. Various information regarding the device will be displayed and among them will be the IMEI of the Google Pixel or the Pixel XL. This is the IMEI serial number of your device.
Find the IMEI on the packaging
Sometimes the IMEI number of your device will be placed on a sticker which is then stuck to the box containing the device. So the other way to find the IMEI of your device is to look at the back of the box in which your Pixel or the Pixel XL was packaged.
Find the IMEI using a service code
You can use a service code to request for the IMEI number of your Pixel or the Pixel XL. To use the service code, simply power on your device and from the dialer, enter the following code; *#06#. This will show up your phone’s IMEI serial number.