International Mobile Equipment Identity, commonly referred to by the abbreviation IMEI is a set unique 15 digit numbers assigned to all cellular devices, which identifies your device within the mobile network. IMEI numbers are different for all devices, no two smartphones have the same IMEI numbers, even if they have the same model number.


IMEI numbers are important in tracking down stolen phones, IMEI numbers can be used to block smartphones when they are stolen. IMEI numbers are also used to assign special data bonus to smartphones after purchase.

The above functions of IMEI show that its very imperative for you as somebody using iPhone XS, XR and XS MAX to have an idea of the 15 unique set of numbers assigned to your smartphone. It is for this reason that I will be giving a tutorial on how to know your IMEI number on the iPhone XS, XR and XS MAX.

How To Know Your IMEI Number On iPhone XS, XR, XS MAX

The procedure of checking the IMEI number on the iPhone XS, XR and XS MAX, contains basic steps that involve you dialing basic codes. These steps are stated below:

  1. Open the dialer app

2. Dial *#06# and press send

The set of numbers that appears on your screen after dialing this code, is the IMEI number allocated to your device. Feel free to copy it or take a screenshot.                                 Apart from dialing the above code, on your dialer app, you can also get the IMEI from making navigations in your settings app. Open Settings > General > About and then scroll down till you find your IMEI number.

As earlier stated, checking IMEI on iPhone XS, XR and XS Max involves basic steps that are well-defined by the word easy. Follow the steps listed above and you will not have any problem checking your IMEI number.


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