HOW TO TRACE BACK YOUR LOST PHONE WITH YOUR MTN SIM
The greatest fear we do entertain is that our phones might be stolen at any time and once stolen, it is an uphill task recovering it.
The most people with this kind of fear are those that keep records of apps, media, account signings and mostly notes on their pads but do you know that If you lose your MTN network sim and your Mobile phone, you can trace it back?
I know at a point or the other we all might have heard of the imel number but don’t know its usefulness. This imel number can be used to track your Mobile phone anywhere in the world.
Let me show you how it works.
GET YOUR MOBILE PHONE IMEL NUMBER/CODE
How to get your mobile phone imel number
Dial *#06# from your Mobile phone and the unique 15 digits number will appear on your phone.
Another means to get your phone imel number is to check your phone pack menu or instruction paper. At times the manufacturer do include in the menu the phone imel.
This same imel number might be in a sticker paper attached with the phone panel. You can as well checked this by removing the phone battery and check the white sticker attached with the panel (the engine of your phone)
However, most mobile phone seller do write out the phone imel number in the receipt of your phone given to you.
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NOTE DOWN YOUR MOBILE PHONE IMEL
The next step to take after getting your mobile phone imel is to note down this number at a secure place, maybe in a diary, book or your phone book.
This is the number which will help in tracing your mobile phone in case of theft or misplacement therefore, such unique number shouldn’t just be in your mobile phone.
EMAIL YOUR IMEL NUMBER TO COP@VSNL.NET
Once your phone is stolen, all you need do is to e-mail the 15 digits IMEI Number to firstname.lastname@example.org along with other details listed below.
The details should be as stated below.
Last used No.:_________________
E-mail for communication:_____
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Your name: (Your real name and not necessarily the name on your receipt)
Address: (Your present address not necessarily where you bought the phone)
Phone model: (The model (number) of your phone…e.g. 3310, L6, 202, G471f, 302i,..)
Make: (The maker or product name of your phone e.g. Nokia, Nokla, Tecno, Sagem, Samsung,….)
Last used No.: (The last number you called or that called you i.e your last received or dialed number)
E-mail for communication: (Your working email to received feedback)
Missed date: (The date the phone was stolen or misplaced)
IMEI No.: (Your copied imel number)
With all these details fully submitted, there is no need to go to the police. Your Mobile will be traced within next 24 hours via a complex system of GPRS and internet, You will find where your hand set is being operated and the new user’s number will be sent to your email.
A vital information like this shouldn’t be buried but rather been passed on.
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