There is a very easy way to see the IMEI code in a Vivo Y20 through a hidden code in the system.
The IMEI code identifies a mobile device uniquely, each Vivo 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 Vivo Y20 very easily through the system settings.
Table of Contents:
Estimated time: 1 minute.
1- First step:
Unlock your Y20 and go to the home screen to get started.
2- Second step:
Click on the phone icon of your Y20, 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 Y20 keyboard: *#06# (asterisk, hash, zero, six, hash).
5- Fifth step:
By default, you should see the IMEI code of your Vivo Y20 if not, press on the “call” button, and it will appear.
Do you keep the case of your Vivo Y20? 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 Vivo Y20 is through the device settings, if your Vivo Y20 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: Vivo Y20 serial number.
What is the purpose of obtaining the IMEI code of a Y20?
The IMEI code is used for example to find out if a device Y20 it is an original Vivo, 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 Vivo Y20 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 Vivo warranty and know if the device is on some IMEI blacklist
About the device:
Vivo Y20 is a mobile/cell phone with dimensions of 77.2 mm (millimeters), 7.72 cm (centimeters), 0.25 ft (feet), 3.04 in (inches), a weight of 143 grams, , and a screen resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels.
It has a processor ARM Cortex-A7, a RAM memory 1 GB and an internal memory of 8 GB (gigabytes).
The Vivo Y20 comes from the factory with the Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean operating system.
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