alcatel Idol Alpha
There is a very easy way to see the IMEI code in an alcatel Idol Alpha through a hidden code in the system.
The IMEI code identifies a mobile device uniquely, each alcatel 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 alcatel Idol Alpha very easily through the system settings.
Estimated time: 1 minute.
1- First step:
Unlock your Idol Alpha and go to the home screen to get started.
2- Second step:
Click on the phone icon of your Idol Alpha, it is usually located at the bottom left.
3- Third step:
If the numeric keyboard does not appear, press the keyboard icon to open it.
4- Fourth step:
Press the following sequence with the Idol Alpha keyboard: *#06# (asterisk, hash, zero, six, hash).
5- Fifth step:
By default, you should see the IMEI code of your alcatel Idol Alpha if not, press on the “call” button, and it will appear.
Do you keep the case of your alcatel Idol Alpha? 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 Idol Alpha?
The IMEI code is used for example to find out if a device Idol Alpha it is an original alcatel, 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 alcatel Idol Alpha 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 alcatel warranty and know if the device is on some IMEI blacklist
About the device:
alcatel Idol Alpha is a device with a size of 138 x 66.6 x 7.5 mm (5.43 x 2.62 x 0.30 in), a weight of 117.4 grams, a screen size of 4.7 inches (~66.3% screen-to-body ratio) and a screen resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels (~312 ppi pixel density).
It has a processor Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7, a graphics card PowerVR SGX544, a RAM memory 1 GB RAM and an internal memory of 16 GB.
The alcatel Idol Alpha comes from the factory with the Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean) operating system.
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