Can a blocked phone be unblocked?
If your mobile phone is reported as lost or stolen to your network who Block your mobile phone which is subsequently recovered it is possible to have your Mobile Phone unblocked. Typically your network provider will need to undertake a verification process to establish that you are the legal owner of the mobile phone.
How can I check IMEI for free?
Follow these steps to use our free IMEI checker.
- Dial *#06# to see the IMEI number on your screen. The IMEI is a unique number assigned to your phone.
- Enter your IMEI in the white bar field above. You will first have to pass the CAPTCHA test.
- Verify that the IMEI is clean and the phone is not blacklisted.
Can you clean an IMEI?
If you have a blacklisted iPhone or Android, you can clean the bad ESN (IMEI) even if it’s reported lost, stolen or if it has unpaid bills. This is possible especially if you didn’t check the status before buying the iPhone or Android phone such as Samsung.
Is changing the IMEI number illegal?
Yes, but only if the IMEI, MEID, or ESN is being changed or altered in any manner which would serve to conceal the true identifiers of the mobile device. Notwithstanding these advancements, altering or changing a device’s mobile identifiers is a practice deemed illegal in most countries throughout the world.
Can a phone be tracked when switched off?
When you turn off your phone, it will stop communicating with nearby cell towers and can be traced only to the location it was in when it was powered down. According to a report from Washington Post, NSA is capable of tracking cell phones even when they are turned off.
Does a factory reset unlock a phone?
The short answer is no – you will have to factory reset your device to be able to use your phone again. However, at least your phone will be unlocked and you’ll be able to use it again. There are two ways to factory reset an Android phone if you’ve forgotten the password and can’t get past the lock screen.