There is a very easy way to see the IMEI code in a Philips S396 through a hidden code in the system.
The IMEI code identifies a mobile device uniquely, each Philips 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 Philips S396 very easily through the system settings.
Table of Contents:
Estimated time: 1 minute.
1- First step:
Unlock your S396 and go to the home screen to get started.
2- Second step:
Click on the phone icon of your S396, 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 S396 keyboard: *#06# (asterisk, hash, zero, six, hash).
5- Fifth step:
By default, you should see the IMEI code of your Philips S396 if not, press on the “call” button, and it will appear.
Do you keep the case of your Philips S396? 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 S396?
The IMEI code is used for example to find out if a device S396 it is an original Philips, 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 Philips S396 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 Philips warranty and know if the device is on some IMEI blacklist
About the device:
Philips S396 is a mobile/cell phone with dimensions of 141.9 x 73 x 9.7 mm (5.59 x 2.87 x 0.38 in), a weight of 151 grams, , a screen size of 5.0 inches (~66.5% screen-to-body ratio) and a screen resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels (~294 ppi pixel density).
It has a processor Quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53, a graphics card Mali-T720MP2, a RAM memory 1 GB RAM and an internal memory of 8 GB.
The Philips S396 comes from the factory with the Android 5.1 (Lollipop) operating system.
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