Acer Iconia Tab A500
There is a very easy way to see the IMEI code in an Acer Iconia Tab A500 through a hidden code in the system.
The IMEI code identifies a mobile device uniquely, each Acer device has its own IMEI code, this code must be printed on the device box and in the case of devices with removable battery under it. Here we discover how to get it in an Acer Iconia Tab A500 very easily through the system settings.
IMPORTANT: Only devices with eSIM or SIM have an IMEI code, that is, only devices that have an independent internet connection through a SIM card other than that of the mobile phone. The rest of the devices do not have an IMEI code, the code to identify them is the serial number.
Table of Contents:
Estimated time: 1 minute.
1- First step:
In order to see the IMEI code of your Acer Iconia Tab A500, we must first access the settings, it can be on the home screen with a gray or green gear icon, if you can not find it, swipe up from the home screen to find it. Click to access.
2- Second step:
Scroll down through the menu of the Iconia Tab A500 screen to the bottom where you will find the section called "About device", press to continue.
3- Third step:
We will see the "About device" section where important information about the Acer Iconia Tab A500 appears, such as the model name, model number and in the event that it has a cellular connection with a SIM card or eSIM we will see the IMEI code.
Do you keep the case of your Acer Iconia Tab A500? In this case you will find the serial number code and the IMEI/MEID in the barcode on the back of the box.
What is the purpose of obtaining the IMEI code of a Iconia Tab A500?
The IMEI code is used for example to find out if a device Iconia Tab A500 it is an original Acer, or it is a copy or imitation.
It is important to know what your IMEI code is in case of theft, to report it and ask the telephone operator to block the device and can not be used by another person.
It is also necessary to request an unlocking or release of the Acer Iconia Tab A500 and that can be used with any SIM card of any operator, i.e. unlock a phone or tablet.
Other uses of the IMEI code are: knowing the country of origin of the device, knowing the date of manufacture and purchase, knowing the serial number, knowing if the device still has the manufacturer's Acer warranty and know if the device is on some IMEI blacklist
About the device:
Acer Iconia Tab A500 is a tablet with dimensions of 260 x 177 x 13.3 mm (10.24 x 6.97 x 0.52 in), a weight of 730 grams, , a screen size of 10.1 inches (~64.3% screen-to-body ratio) and a screen resolution of 800 x 1280 pixels (~149 ppi pixel density).
It has a processor Dual-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A9, a graphics card ULP GeForce, a RAM memory 1 GB RAM and an internal memory of 16/32 GB.
The Acer Iconia Tab A500 comes from the factory with the Android 3.0| 3.2| planned upgrade to 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) operating system.
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