There is a very easy way to see the IMEI code in an Essential PH-1 through a hidden code in the system.
The IMEI code identifies a mobile device uniquely, each Essential 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 Essential PH-1 very easily through the system settings.
Estimated time: 1 minute.
1- First step:
Unlock your PH-1 and go to the home screen to get started.
2- Second step:
Click on the phone icon of your PH-1, 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 PH-1 keyboard: *#06# (asterisk, hash, zero, six, hash).
5- Fifth step:
By default, you should see the IMEI code of your Essential PH-1 if not, press on the “call” button, and it will appear.
Do you keep the case of your Essential PH-1? 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 PH-1?
The IMEI code is used for example to find out if a device PH-1 it is an original Essential, 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 Essential PH-1 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 Essential warranty and know if the device is on some IMEI blacklist
About the device:
Essential PH-1 is a device with a size of 71.1 mm (millimeters), 7.11 cm (centimeters), 0.23 ft (feet), 2.8 in (inches), and a screen resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels.
It has a processor 4x 2.45 GHz Kryo 280, 4x 1.9 GHz Kryo 280, a graphics card Qualcomm Adreno and an internal memory of 128 GB (gigabytes).
The Essential PH-1 it comes from the factory with the operating system Android 7.1 Nougat, Android 8.0 Oreo, Android 8.1 Oreo, Android 9.0 Pie
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