Question: Is It Safe To Share IMEI And PCBA Number?

Is it safe to share PCB number?

I can’t say anything about PCB number.

In most countries only service provider can blacklist IMEI numbers so you should not fear that someone blocks your phone.

He will never accept an IMEI from someone else..

What happens if I share my IMEI number?

It is advised not to provide your phone’s IMEI number to anyone. By providing the same to a stranger can make you lose your phones’ usability and it might be used for malicious purposes. Moreover, you can give the IMEI number only to the person who has paid for the respective phone.

Can we share PCBA number?

Yes, we should not share our IMEI number. IMEI means International Mobile Equipment Identifier. If you share your IMEI number it will provide access to your location and call logs.

What is PCBA number used for?

In recent times these numbers have become more and more useful and have served as a repair tool, device detection and many other possibilities. Among them the PCBA number is one of the most important.

How do you find a PCBA?

To find your PCBA number, open Phone Dialer and dial *#888#. Verify them on the page.

Is it safe to share IMEI?

From the seller’s side, giving out an IMEI number is a huge risk. Some sellers have lost their phones’ usability to hackers after giving the IMEI out to criminals masquerading as potential bidders. The safest bet is to only give the IMEI number to someone who has already paid for the phone.

What is IMEI and PCBA number?

2. Find the IMEI number and PCBA number on your phone. To find your IMEI number on your device, open Phone Dialer and dial *#06#. To find your PCBA number, open Phone Dialer and dial *#888#.

What can someone do with an IMEI number?

Every smartphone or cell phone has a unique IMEI, or International Mobile Equipment Identity, serial number that serves as its identifying characteristic. The IMEI can be employed to determine model number, nation of origin, and even whether the phone has been reported as lost or stolen.

Can I change my IMEI number?

The mobile number in a handset may be changed by changing SIM but IMEI number can be changed by a technical person using special equipment. The unique number of mobile devices is allocated by global industry body GSMA and bodies authorised by it.