How to check if an iPhone's IMEI is registered or not with the Indonesian Ministry of Industry

How to check iPhone IMEI – Have you ever heard the word IMEI? IMEI (International Mobile Equipment Identity) is a series of identification numbers on smartphone devices, as well as iPhone cellphones which have an IMEI on every product they make.

Octoberbe previously you thought that this series of numbers was not important because the dusbook itself did not explain what its use was.

The 15-digit number is used to identify the device, and is usually printed on the back of the phone or can be found by pressing *#06# on the phone’s keypad.

IMEI has a very important function, useful for identification which can make identification of smartphones easier.

Each IMEI Number used will be used by the mobile operator as device identification, the IMEI connected to the operator’s network will be stored in their database.

Apart from that, IMEI can also prevent crimes such as theft and counterfeit goods fraud.

For example, if an iPhone is stolen, the owner can ask the authorities for help to block the IMEI of the iPhone, so that the iPhone cannot be used by anyone else.

How to check whether an iPhone’s IMEI is registered or not

There are 7 ways to find out the official iPhone IMEI which I will share here, starting from the easiest to the most complicated.

By knowing the iPhone’s IMEI, we can later check whether the iPhone’s IMEI is official or illegal and has been registered or not with the Ministry of Industry.

Without waiting long, let’s get straight to the tutorial.

Check iPhone IMEI with Dial Code

check iphone imei with dial code

The easiest way to see the IMEI and MEID of an iPhone is via the cellphone dial with a special dial code. Here are the steps:

  1. Open the Phone app
  2. Use Keypad mode
  3. Type code *#06#
  4. Device information regarding the IMEI and MEID of the iPhone will automatically appear
  5. Note down the iPhone IMEI if necessary.
  • Check iPhone IMEI for Telkomsel users: *337*1#
  • Check iPhone IMEI for XL Axiata users: *123*817#

If your iPhone’s IMEI is registered, you will get a reply containing “The IMEI you are currently using is correct and in accordance with applicable regulations.”

Check iPhone IMEI from Settings

check iphone imei from settings

Still through the iPhone device itself, the second way is to look at the iPhone system settings. Here are the steps:

  1. Open the app Arrangement iPhones
  2. Click on the Apple ID profile photo
  3. Scroll down and click the iPhone menu
  4. iPhone device information will appear, including:
  5. Model, Version, Phone number, Serial number and IMEI

Check iPhone IMEI via Apple WEB

Check iPhone IMEI via Apple website
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Another way to check iPhone IMEI is by using the official Apple website. Make sure you remember your email and password to log in. Just follow the steps:

  1. Open a browser on your cellphone or PC
  2. Visit the official website https://appleid.apple.com/
  3. Fill in your email and password to log in to your Apple account
  4. Then click Login
  5. Scroll and look for the Device menu
  6. Select your apple device
  7. In this menu you will see the iPhone IMEI number.

Check iPhone IMEI via iTunes Application

Check iPhone IMEI via iTunes application
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Apart from the Apple WEB, you can also use the official application for Apple users, the name of the application is iTunes.

Already know the application, follow the steps on how to check IMEI via the iTunes application below:

  1. Open the laptop then connect the iPhone to the laptop using the original iPhone cable
  2. Once connected open the iTunes application
  3. In the top iTunes application menu, click the cell phone symbol
  4. Select Summary
  5. Finally, select the phone number and click on the phone number until information on the iPhone’s IMEI number appears.

Check the iPhone IMEI in the iPhone SIM Card Tray

Check the iPhone's IMEI in the iPhone's SIM card tray
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If you want to see the IMEI physically, you can see it via the SIM Card Tray. There you can see the iPhone’s IMEI information.

To prove this, please remove your iPhone’s SIM Card Tray, look carefully to see whether it says IMEI and the number or not.

Don’t forget to check whether the iPhone’s IMEI is original or not by matching the IMEI number on the SIM Card Tray with the IMEI in the iPhone System Settings.

Check iPhone IMEI via rear body

Check the iPhone's IMEI through the rear body
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Many people don’t realize that iPhone device information can be seen on the back of the body. There we can find out the country of origin of the iPhone, model and IMEI number.

Please check the back body of your iPhone whether it is there or not. It should be there, it will be difficult to erase because the quality of the iPhone is sure to be durable and strong.

Check iPhone IMEI on Dusbook

Check your iPhone's IMEI on Dusbook
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If you still have an iPhone dusbook, be proud, because apart from completing sales units via dusbook, you can also see the IMEI of the iPhone.

On the back of the dusbook there is the serial number and IMEI / MEID of the iPhone, you can also check whether this number is the same or not as the iPhone you are holding.

How to check whether an iPhone’s IMEI is registered or not with the Ministry of Industry

iPhone users must know whether the device they are using has a registered iPhone IMEI or not. You can find out about this by checking the IMEI on the official website of the Ministry of Industry.

How to check if an iPhone's IMEI is registered or not with the Ministry of Industry

Here are the steps on how to check whether an iPhone’s IMEI is registered with the Ministry of Industry or not:

  1. Open the browser from your cellphone or laptop
  2. Visit the web page https://imei.kemenperin.go.id/
  3. Type the IMEI number in the checking column
  4. Then click the Search button 🔍
  5. If it is not registered, information will appear that the IMEI is not registered in the Ministry of Industry database.

If it is not registered, it does not mean that your iPhone is illegal or not a genuine iPhone. Octoberbe the iPhone you bought comes from another country and has not been registered with the Ministry of Industry, so the IMEI will not be in the Ministry of Industry’s database.

Tips for Buying an iPhone with a Registered iPhone IMEI

To buy an iPhone with a registered IMEI, you need to make a purchase from a legitimate and trusted seller such as iBox, Digimap and GDN. Here are some tips that can help you buy an iPhone with a registered IMEI:

1. Buy from an official seller

Make sure to buy your iPhone from an authorized seller such as an Apple Store or an authorized Apple partner. This will ensure that the phone you buy has a legally registered IMEI and is not stolen or used illegally.

2. Check iPhone IMEI number

Before buying an iPhone, make sure to check the IMEI number of the phone. You can do this by pressing *#06# on the cellphone keypad or by checking the IMEI number on the iPhone packaging box. Make sure the IMEI number listed on the cellphone matches the IMEI number on the packaging box.

3. Buy from a trustworthy seller

If you buy an iPhone from a private seller or online store, make sure to buy from a trusted and reputable seller. Check the seller’s reviews and reputation before making a purchase.

4. Check the authenticity of the iPhone

Make sure that the iPhone you buy is original and not a replica or fake. Carefully check the quality and condition of the iPhone before purchasing, and be sure to buy from a seller who offers a warranty and after-sales support.

The final word

That’s the article about how to see whether an iPhone’s IMEI is real or fake and how to check whether an iPhone’s IMEI is registered or not in the Ministry of Industry’s database. If you’re having trouble with your iPhone’s IMEI number or have any concerns about it, I recommend contacting Apple or your cellular service provider for help.

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