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How do you check your IMEI number if you are an AT&T customer?

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Quick Answer

The easiest way to get the International Mobile Equipment Identity number from an AT&T phone is to dial *#06# on the keypad. After pressing the send button, the International Mobile Equipment Identity number appears on the screen.

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How do you check your IMEI number if you are an AT&T customer?
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Another way to find an International Mobile Equipment Identity number is to go to the Settings menu on the phone. Choose either the About or General tab, and then scroll down to find the International Mobile Equipment Identity number. It is also possible to find the International Mobile Equipment Identity number by looking on or below the battery or on the bottom or back of the device. Most, but not all, phones have this label on the device.

AT&T requires customers to use the International Mobile Equipment Identity number for some plan features. One feature that requires an International Mobile Equipment Identity number is the ability to unlock a phone. To check the unlock status of a mobile device, for instance, enter the International Mobile Equipment Identity number and the request number into the AT&T website.

It is also possible to switch to AT&T from another carrier, and to do this online, it is necessary to enter the International Mobile Equipment Identity number. By entering the International Mobile Equipment Identity number, it's possible to determine if the device is compatible with the network.

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