Why does my iPhone XR have 2 IMEI numbers?

You have 2 IMEI numbers because you have dual sim capabilities. Apple online may only show one IMEI because you’re not using both or they only show the physical main one. But your box and your phone will have 2 IMEI.

Why would a phone have 2 IMEI numbers?

IMEI works like your mobile’s social security number and can be used to track your phone if it gets lost or stolen. … If you are using a dual SIM phone, then it will have 2 IMEI numbers. One for each SIM, which means each slot has its own ID.

Can there be 2 IMEI numbers?

For a dual sim mobile phone, there are 2 IMEI numbers, as there is a unique IMEI number for each sim slot in a phone. Other than USSD code, you can find the IMEI number inscribed inside the back panel of your phone beneath the battery. Generally IMEI numbers were placed near sim card trays in older mobiles.

Why does iPhone 12 have 2 IMEI numbers?

You have 2 IMEI numbers because you have dual sim capabilities. Apple online may only show one IMEI because you’re not using both or they only show the physical main one. But your box and your phone will have 2 IMEI.

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Does IMEI number change with SIM card?

IMEI is a unique ID of a mobile handset. … The mobile number in a handset may be changed by changing SIM but IMEI number can be changed by a technical person using special equipment. The unique number of mobile devices is allocated by global industry body GSMA and bodies authorised by it.

Should you share your IMEI number?

Nothing. You can (and should, right away) contact your carrier and have them blacklist the phone. This will prevent the phone from being resold and turn it into a black mirror that does nothing. If the phone is an Android, log onto your Google account and you can lock the phone and remote wipe it.

What can be done with IMEI number?

Having the IMEI number can help retailers locate where the device was sold, when and also track down a phone that has been reported as stolen.

Does iPhone 12 have eSIM?

Yes, the iPhone 12 is a dual-SIM iPhone with full support for nano-SIM and eSIM, just like the iPhone XS, XR, 11 and last SE series. This means that you can use two lines simultaneously.

How do I know if my phone supports eSIM?

How do I find my eSIM IMEI number on an Android phone?

  1. Open your dialer and type in *#06#
  2. Your IMEI number/s should pop up. How to find an eSIM IMEI on Android – Method 1.
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