How To Find My iPhone’s Serial Number or IMEI?

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Here are few methods on how to find the serial number, IMEI/MEID, CDN, and ICCID on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch easily.

The serial number or IMEI/MEID number usually locates on the device’s original packaging, inside the settings, on the physical devices itself, or in Finder or iTunes as well.

Method 1: Find it in your iPhone’s Settings

Find your iPhone’s serial number or IMEI/MEID of ICCID in the iPhone’s Settings.

Settings > General > About > Scroll down and look for serial number, IMEI or ICCID.


Method 2: Eject the SIM tray and look for serial number and IMEI there.


Especially on iPhone or devices with SIM card, you can eject the SIM tray and look for serial number or IMEI/MEID as following photos.


For some other devices, you can easily find the serial number or IMEI just engraved behind the iPhone, iPad or iPod touch cover.

Method 3: Find serial number through Finder or iTunes software.

You could easily identify the serial number for your device in the Finder or iTunes. Just follow the steps as following:

Step 1: Connect your device to your PC.

Step 2: Open Finder (macOS), or iTunes (PC) software.

Step 3: Locate your devices with Finder or iTunes software in the Summary Tab to look for information.

Step 4: Click on your device name on the side bar, and it will display the serial number or IMEI/MEID and ICCID. For an iPad with cellular model, click on aerial number and look for CDN, IMEI/MEID, and ICCID


Method 4: Check via Apple ID online.

You can check your device’s serial or IMEI number online.

Step 1: Go to in any web browser.

Step 2: Sign in with your Apple ID that you use on your device.

Step 3: Choose on the device section for your device, and the serial number or IMEI number will show based on which device your has selected.

Method 5: Type this code in your dial pad.

You can easily type this code *#06# and the serial and IMEI number will reveal for you.


Method 6: Check your original Apple’s box.


Your Apple device’s original package will shows the serial number and IMEI/MEID on the barcode.

You might as well would like to check whether if your iPhone or iPad is Original or Fake by using these simple methods.

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