There are several different numbers and names that you can use to identify your iPhone. Whether you want to see your iPhone on a Wi-Fi network, or find the MAC address, there is a way to do it on an iPhone 6.
If you are trying to add an iPhone 6 to your cellular plan, then you may also be asked for something called the IMEI number. IMEI stands for “International Mobile Equipment Identity” and is a 15-digit number that is unique to each cellular device. It is often used by cellular providers to blacklist stolen phones, or to block devices that a cellular provider may not want on their network. If you are being asked to provide an IMEI number for your iPhone 6, then the steps below will show you where to find it.
Device used: iPhone 6 Plus
Software version: iOS 9.2
Here is how to find the IMEI number on an iPhone 6 –
- Open the Settings menu.
- Select the General option.
- Select the About option.
- Scroll down and locate the number to the right of IMEI.
These steps are also shown below with pictures –
Step 1: Tap the Settings icon.
Step 2: Scroll down and tap the General button.
Step 3: Tap the About button at the top of the screen.
Step 4: Scroll down to find the IMEI label at the left side of the table. Your IMEI number is the one to the right of that.
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Kermit Matthews is a freelance writer based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with more than a decade of experience writing technology guides. He has a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Computer Science and has spent much of his professional career in IT management.
He specializes in writing content about iPhones, Android devices, Microsoft Office and many other popular applications and devices.