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    Is it possible to change the IMEI Number in an Android device? Is it hard-coded in the chip which cannot be changed?

    I just want to know how does the IMEI Number saved in the recent Android device. Is it possible to change it as like the other mobile phones? Is the IMEI Hard-coded in the chip which cannot be changed or it can be changed via Software?

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    shashank1221 shashank1221 is on a distinguished road
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    Re: Is it possible to change the IMEI Number in an Android device? Is it hard-coded in the chip which cannot be changed?

    Hello

    NO it is not possible every mobile has its own IMEI number only without that num your mobile cant work also it is a government rule. Every mobile has its own IEMI its compulsory.

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    Re: Is it possible to change the IMEI Number in an Android device? Is it hard-coded in the chip which cannot be changed?

    Hi,
    No it is not possible to change the IMEI of the phone as it is been codded to the chipset of the phone by the manufacturer and that it cannot be changed so that device can be identified in case the device is lost. It is not possible to change the IMEI of the device at any cost.
    Hope this Helps.

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    Re: Is it possible to change the IMEI Number in an Android device? Is it hard-coded in the chip which cannot be changed?



    hey friend....

    First of all i would like to tell you that changing IMEI number of a mobile phone is against the law and is a crime indeed..
    Hence , doing this is punishable offense and if found doing will make you to be behind jail or you can be fined by the police for this too..

    In most of the cases the changing of the mobile phone IMEI number is done at the time of theft or for stolen mobile phones...
    For this reason this changing of IMEI number makes the work illegal and is against the law..

    But since you asked i would like to tell you that it was easier to change the IMEI number of a mobile phone in older phones than with new phones because new phones have better security in them ..
    Manufacturer's nowadays are making mobile phones more secure due to this reason only ...
    Also it is the fact that the new mobile phones are coming with one time programmable chips and hence are difficult to alter...

    Another fact is that changing IMEI number of a phone need professional tools and equipment and a lot of knowledge also ...

    So , at last i would like to recommend you not to do this changing of IMEI number of mobile phone in any case...

    hope i helped
    thanks

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    Re: Is it possible to change the IMEI Number in an Android device? Is it hard-coded in the chip which cannot be changed?

    Hello

    IMEI number is a unique number which is embedded in your hardware . It helps you in locating your device.

    It cannot be changed via software. Each mobile is already registered via a IMEI number.

    Recently so many cell phones or china phones which did not have any IMEI number were just shutdown. They were illegal.

    Thank you

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    Re: Is it possible to change the IMEI Number in an Android device? Is it hard-coded in the chip which cannot be changed?

    Sorry dear,

    You cannot change the IMEI number in an Android device.


    IMEI is the unique identification number provide to each device which helps the mobile operator in tracking the device.

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    Re: Is it possible to change the IMEI Number in an Android device? Is it hard-coded in the chip which cannot be changed?

    hello friend this is depend on government issue. as per trai or government rules the IMEI Number is security case.so any company can not play with securitry purposes.as you may remembered that some time ago indian government banned on those mobile which have not valid imei number.as this save in hard chips and also can not be edit or erase.so make the phone for leagle purpose and should try to do same.thanks

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