There is a very easy way to see the IMEI code in a Meizu M5 through a hidden code in the system.
The IMEI code identifies a mobile device uniquely, each Meizu 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 Meizu M5 very easily through the system settings.
Estimated time: 1 minute.
1- First step:
Unlock your M5 and go to the home screen to get started.
2- Second step:
Click on the phone icon of your 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 with the M5 keyboard: *#06# (asterisk, hash, zero, six, hash).
5- Fifth step:
By default, you should see the IMEI code of your Meizu M5 if not, press on the “call” button, and it will appear.
Do you keep the case of your Meizu M5? 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 M5?
The IMEI code is used for example to find out if a device M5 it is an original Meizu, 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 Meizu 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 Meizu warranty and know if the device is on some IMEI blacklist
About the device:
Meizu M5 is a device with a size of 147.3 x 72.8 x 8.2 mm (5.80 x 2.87 x 0.32 in), a weight of 138 grams, a screen size of 5.2 inches (~69.5% screen-to-body ratio) and a screen resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels (~282 ppi pixel density).
It has a processor Octa-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53, a graphics card Mali-T860MP2, a RAM memory 2 GB RAM or 32 and an internal memory of 16 GB.
The Meizu M5 comes from the factory with the Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) operating system.
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