The IMEI (International Mobile Equipment Identity) code is a unique number that uniquely identifies your Y55A worldwide. Knowing how to obtain your device's IMEI code is essential, as this number may be needed for a variety of situations, such as activating a new phone, reporting a stolen device or requesting technical support.
If you are an vivo Y55A owner and need to know your IMEI code, you are in the right place. In this tutorial, we will provide you with clear and simple instructions on how to obtain the IMEI code on your Y55A. This knowledge will allow you to access important information about your device and ensure its security.
In the following sections, we will guide you through various methods for finding the IMEI code on your Y55A, including options available in the device settings, through a hidden system code, finding it printed on the device itself, and ways to access it when you don't have direct access to the phone.
Table of Contents:
Estimated time: 1 minute.
1- First step:
Unlock your Y55A and go to the home screen to get started.
2- Second step:
Click on the phone icon of your Y55A, 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 Y55A keyboard: *#06# (asterisk, hash, zero, six, hash).
5- Fifth step:
By default, you should see the IMEI code of your vivo Y55A if not, press on the “call” button, and it will appear.
If you do not have access to the vivo Y55A, either because it is locked or because you have lost it or it has been stolen and you have not been able to see the IMEI code with this method read on to see the other options available to you.
Do you keep the case of your vivo Y55A? 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 Y55A is through the device settings, if your vivo Y55A 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 Y55A serial number.
If you do not have access to your Y55A, it has been stolen or lost and you want to know its IMEI code you can find it out through the internet using your Google account.
All devices with the Android operating system are linked to a Google account (your Gmail account), the Y55A comes from factory with Android 6.0 version.
To do this we can access the web https://www.google.com/android/find or install the app called "Find my Google device" from Google LLC.
You can follow the step by step instructions in this tutorial: How to locate vivo Y55A, when we have reached step 3 click on the information icon that appears next to the name of the vivo Y55A and the IMEI code will be displayed as shown in the following image:
What is the purpose of obtaining the IMEI code of a Y55A?
The IMEI code is used for example to find out if a device Y55A 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 Y55A 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 Y55A is a mobile/cell phone with dimensions of 72.9 / 147.9 / 7.5 mm, a weight of 142 grams, , a screen size of 5.2" and a screen resolution of 1280 × 720 px.
It has a processor quad-core ARM Cortex-A53, a graphics card Adreno 505, a RAM memory 2 GB and an internal memory of 16 GB.
The vivo Y55A comes from the factory with the Android 6.0 operating system.
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