BQ Aquaris M5
There is a very easy way to see the IMEI code in a BQ Aquaris M5 through a hidden code in the system.
The IMEI code identifies a mobile device uniquely, each BQ 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 a BQ Aquaris M5 very easily through the system settings.
Table of Contents:
Estimated time: 1 minute.
1- First step:
Unlock your Aquaris M5 and go to the home screen to get started.
2- Second step:
Click on the phone icon of your Aquaris M5, 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 using the Aquaris M5 keyboard: *#06# (asterisk, hash, zero, six, hash).
5- Fifth step:
By default, you should see the IMEI code of your BQ Aquaris M5 if not, press on the “call” button, and it will appear.
Do you keep the case of your BQ Aquaris M5? In this case you will find the serial number code and the IMEI/MEID in the barcode on the back of the box.
Another way to find the IMEI code for your BQ Aquaris M5 is through the device settings, if your BQ Aquaris M5 has a SIM or eSIM card, the IMEI code (or codes) will appear next to or below the serial number. . Please refer to the following tutorial to see how to see the serial number step by step: BQ Aquaris M5 serial number.
What is the purpose of obtaining the IMEI code of a Aquaris M5?
The IMEI code is used for example to find out if a device Aquaris M5 it is an original BQ, 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 BQ Aquaris M5 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 BQ warranty and know if the device is on some IMEI blacklist
About the device:
BQ Aquaris M5 is a mobile/cell phone with dimensions of 143 x 69.4 x 8.4 mm (5.63 x 2.73 x 0.33 in), a weight of 144 grams, , a screen size of 5.0 inches (~69.4% screen-to-body ratio) and a screen resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels (~441 ppi pixel density).
It has a processor Octa-core (4x1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.0 GHz Cortex-A53), a graphics card Adreno 405, a RAM memory 2 GB / 3 GB and an internal memory of 16 GB.
The BQ Aquaris M5 comes from the factory with the Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop)| planned upgrade to 7.0 (Nougat) operating system.
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