How To Block Lost/Stolen Mobile phone Using IMEI Number

December 28, 2009

in Tools & Extras

International Mobile Equipment Identity or IMEI number is a unique number for every GSM, WCDMA and iDEN mobile phone as well as some satellite phones. We have already covered some important IMEI aspects on VirginTech, like how to check IMEI validity, how to find a valid IMEI number and how to find iPhone IMEI number. If you’ve not gone through them earlier, I would recommend you to take a minute to go through them.

How to block Lost/Stolen Mobile Phone using IMEI number:

Mobile phones have a IMEI number associated with them which you must note down at some secret location. The point that makes these IMEI numbers very important is that with the help of IMEI number you can impose a ban on your stolen or lost mobile phone.

phone imei How To Block Lost/Stolen Mobile phone Using IMEI Number

If you have IMEI no of your stolen phone then report it to your local operator to block the device. This makes your network provider to put your phone’s IMEI no in a shared database called as an Equipment Identity Register (EIR) which reduces the threats of theft of handsets by enabling individual operators to prevent the use of stolen handsets in their own network.

Now to make the stolen phone inaccessible in other networks (service providers) also, your IMEI no is transferred to Central Equipment Identity Register (CEIR) which is a database of the IMEI numbers of blacklisted handsets. Once the device number is listed on CEIR, it wouldn’t work with any of the network provider.


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{ 129 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Pavan Somu December 30, 2009 at 8:31 pm

Thank for the share. Searching or such a thing.

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2 Shahab December 31, 2009 at 11:31 am

You’re welcome pavan. I’m glad you liked it

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3 ch sunil February 15, 2010 at 6:55 pm

few days ago i was working i central hyd panjagitta mobile phones is restricted they allowed 2 days and the next day i kept my mobile i my inne pocket and went in the store in the afternoon a hr sir seen me and he took my mobile and retrned it and that night security person named minthu working in central panjagutta had caught my mobile that day i went to home without taking my mobile a fnr said that they will give the mobile after 2or 3 weeks i felt my mobile will come with in 1 or 2 weeks but days passed i did not get my mobile back i had given my fir complaint to floor manager they did not listen to my words, days have passed i asked the hr sir means he said at last my mobile has been lost they say if u want the mobile you should leave the job i left the also at last the consultancy which i have joined they gave 1000rs they said they will not give my salary also i let the job also ls say a suggestion to my problem my mobile is NOKIA=5030\r\n

SIR PLS CALL ME SIR OR SAY THE MOBILE NO TO CALL U SIR

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4 Shahab February 15, 2010 at 11:39 pm

@ch sunil, Sunil thanks for taking your time to comment here.
See if you are looking to get back your stolen mobile then it would be possible only by lodging an FIR. But if you’re concerned about the misuse of your phone then above article will help you all the way in blocking your mobile phone so that no one can misuse it. Just go through the above article once more and do let me know if you need any further help. I will be happy to help you.

Note: Please don’t post your IMEI number publicly on any site or forums because its a unique identification number for a particular phone and it should be kept secret.

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5 Man Hong July 1, 2012 at 11:48 pm

I lost my phone :( few days ago, thanks for your post n just want to say that you are nice guy Shahab :)

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6 SHAIK February 27, 2010 at 7:14 pm

hello sir this is vali from chilakaluripet i have lost my mobile phone at guntur please send me 9885645535 or 9700604779 or 9966700630

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7 JOSEPH SPURGEON March 31, 2010 at 10:49 pm

My Samsung Memoir was stolen! I have my IMEI number and I have filed a police report. My service provider is not helping me at all! I have not blocked it yet, only suspended my account. Please, please help me get my back. Please e-mail me.

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8 Shahab khan April 3, 2010 at 10:22 pm

Joseph …I am getting back to you a bit late ..so apologies for that.

Anyway Joseph with the help of imei number you can only impose a ban on your mobile device due to which it will become useless to your phone stealer. I would advice you that you should block your device immediately by following the procedure given in the post above.
Also since you have filed a police report too, so i hope you would get back your cellphone soon. Once you get your phone back, you can get it activated again. So don’t hesitate in blocking it for now.

Do let me know if you need any other help.

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9 suraj April 6, 2010 at 12:04 pm

i lost my mobile nokia n-72 on 23.3.10. i dont have imei no. so what should i do to find the imei no.
i had police complaint, but due to no imei no. i am helpless. so plz help me to find out the imei no. of n-72.

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10 Pavan Kumar December 2, 2011 at 12:54 pm

There is a way If at all you have backup in your pc with nokia PC Suite applicacion may be you can find it in the application data folder of the nokia pc suite:
C:\Users\YOURUSER\AppData\Roaming\Nokia\ContentCop​ier\Settings_CC4.xml file (in windows 7).
OR
IMEI number will b in a .nbu file. You have to download the free program called NbuExplorer Open the nbu file, then look at the file parsing log. There you can find your IMEI number. It worked for me to find imei of Nokia N70

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11 Chandra prakash yadav April 29, 2010 at 12:28 pm

I lost my mobile nokia 6070, I have filled report in grp police station kanpur please block my nokia mobile imei number.
Thanking you

C P YADAVII-12
NTPC DIBIYAPUR AURAIYA
U.P, CONTACT NO. 9411638257

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12 Shahab April 30, 2010 at 1:06 pm

Thanks for commenting Chandra! We will try our best to help you regarding this issue but before getting into this issue here is a small advice for you that you must keep in mind forever. Please don’t post your IMEI number anywhere publicly. IMEI number is supposed to be kept secret.

Anyway coming to your lost mobile issue. We would advice your IMEI number to your local operator and ask them to impose a ban on it.

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13 gaurav cahturvedi May 13, 2010 at 8:41 pm

who can be the local operator to be contacted

thanks

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14 Satyawan Bajpai May 20, 2010 at 12:08 pm

Sir, my mobile has been stolen at journey time if possible please help me.
1′st i need IMEI through using contact number or block this cell
Details are given:
Model No Nokia E71
Using SIM No 9910909108
Operator Name Airtel Delhi
Parchasing Date 09 May 2010

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15 Shahab May 22, 2010 at 12:39 am

Hi Satyawan
Thanks for taking out your time to comment here.
Though you lost your IMEI number, its really great that you have got its IMEI number.
Anyway please go through the above post (article) once again . It will take you through the process of blocking your device with the help of imei number.
Also file an FIR for your lost mobile, as this is the only way to get your mobile device back.

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16 camille June 4, 2010 at 10:47 am

i lost my phone just this morning after riding a public utility bus and i don’t believe i’ll be able to retrieve it again. :( but i don’t have my IMEI number with me right now. is it possible that the IMEI number is also attached on the box of my mobile handset? i mean, the box where the new handset was packed after purchasing it? i remember seeing some long numbers there in a sticker and if i’m not mistaken, it’s labeled as serial number. well, the box is still at our house in the province. and another thing, is there a possibility to trace my handset after blocking it? what if the person who uses it now changes his SIM card after i blocked my mobile? will my mobile still function? thanks for the help. i’ll appreciate any time and effort you’ll give regarding my concern.

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17 Shahab June 5, 2010 at 4:54 pm

Thanks for commenting Camille!

IMEI number can be known through the concerned mobile only. On mobile boxes IMEI number is not printed. It is actually a serial number (i am not 100% sure on this).

IMEI number can’t help you in tracing your mobile phone but it can surely help you in blocking your device thereby making sure its not being misused. The process for blocking your mobile device has already been mentioned in the post above.

Once your device is blocked it would not work with any sim card, doesn’t matter which new sim is inserted in it. In simple words all network oriented features like GPRS, EDGE, Calling , messaging etc would stop functioning on it.

I hope i have cleared all your doubts. Please do let me know if you need any other help from my side.

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18 shraddha June 8, 2010 at 12:33 pm

Hi Shahab,

My phone got stolen and I have the IEMI number too. The police isnt co-operating, my network provider said that I contact the phone vendor i.e HTC to get the phone blocked. And HTC said that they dont have this facility in India.

How can i block myself the cell phone? Is there any software paid/unpaid to be used? Please let me know your suggestion on this issue.

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19 Shahab June 22, 2010 at 4:37 pm

Hello Shraddha,

Sorry for getting back to you too late. I contacted few phone manufacturers too almost all of them said the same thing that they don’t have device blocking facility by IMEI number in India yet.

BTW I am sorry to say there is no paid/unpaid software that can block the device through IMEI number.

Anyway i am still hunting for a process to get the lost phones blocked. Whenever I’ll get some information on it, I will update you guys for that. So stay tuned.

Thanks for being patient.

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20 Jhun Persia June 16, 2010 at 10:18 am

HI, sir

Can you help how me block my phone samsung gt-s3653 corby made in india..

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21 Shahab June 17, 2010 at 12:41 am

Hi Jhun,

I have removed your imei number from your comment. The reason for that is given up the page in comment number 4. Please read it.

Infact your problem is quite similar to that of the others who have commented here. So I will advice you to go through all the comments. It will provide you the solution to many of your queries.

If it isn’t solved even after reading the above comments then do let me know. I will try to figure it out.

Thanks

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22 DARKO KORANTENG June 16, 2010 at 6:45 pm

how can my Nokia N73 mobile phone be blocked it has stolen. its serial no.3564250286529

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23 Shahab June 17, 2010 at 12:36 am

Hi Darko,

First of all you have to get your IMEI number to block your device. serial number doesn’t aid you in blocking your device. So try to get your IMEI.

BTW Procedure for blocking a device is already given in the post above. Go through it once more.

Thanks

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24 Angel June 20, 2010 at 10:30 am

Hi sir, please help me block my cp. ive contacted nokia but they dont respond. thank you anyway and Godbless

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25 Shahab June 22, 2010 at 4:26 pm

Hi Angel,

Let me tell you first that Nokia customer care service is really great. I am very much sure that they will definitely respond to all your queries. So please try once more, go to this link http://www.nokia.com and at the bottom of the page select the region where you live and then go the nokia site of that region. On that site find a “Contact Us” link and let them know that you want to block your device through your IMEI.

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26 Linus Patrick June 26, 2010 at 10:43 pm

I want to block my stolen phone on 15/5/10. which i purchased on 5/5/10. Model is nokia 5330

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27 ambujam June 29, 2010 at 5:42 pm

I see that you have mentioned it is not possible to block HTC phones using the IMEI number in India. Were you able to gather more info on the possibility?

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28 Shahab June 30, 2010 at 12:20 am

Yes ambujam, Its not just HTC ,even nokia doesn’t have this facility in India. I contacted Nokia regarding this issue but they told me that this facility is not available in India.

Btw i haven’t got any alternative till now to block lost mobile via imei. But I am still looking to find a way out.

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29 Sudipta January 17, 2012 at 2:32 pm

Hi Shahab,

In that case, the bottom line is that one cannot block or debar ones stolen handset in India through the IMEI number . But I was told in so many words by a Nokia Priority dealer in Mumbai that the facility is there but they only act upon your request if you happen to be a VIP or a person with enough contacts!!

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30 Alvin June 30, 2010 at 5:07 pm

sir can you help me to block my nokia 6303c without the simcard it was lost at the 6:30pm time in the here in the philippines …

please email me thanks.

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31 Shahab July 3, 2010 at 2:00 am

Dear Alvin,

Please contact Nokia to know whether mobile blocking facility is available in your country or not.

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32 bernard July 2, 2010 at 11:34 pm

i am in cameroon i lost my nokia E63 and i wish to block it how can i proceed i already have my IMEI number

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33 Shahab July 3, 2010 at 1:54 am

Hi bernard!

Cellphone blocking facility is not available in all the countries. I don’t know whether its available in Cameroon or not.
Please contact the nokia guys at this link and they will let you know, if they have this facility there in cameroon, how you have to proceed further in blocking your device.

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34 kate coyle July 3, 2010 at 8:11 pm

my phone was stolen last Saturday on 26th. The sim was removed. The thing is that the phone was bought in England and it was unlocked as i live in ireland

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35 manish kala July 9, 2010 at 8:40 am

i have lost my mobile micromax q3.
plz send detail to me sim no. use my mobile no. is 09252526118 and 09214559687 and my e-mail id manishkala123@gmail.com plz sir send me detail on my mobile no. this imei no. is used sim no. thanks sir

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36 pallavi July 9, 2010 at 10:03 pm

some one stole my phone on 4th night i registerd a police complaint but they are lest intresterd in it.. i blocked my sim but i didnt got my phone back yet… is ther any possiblity that i will get my phone back if yes then plz help me…

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37 ancy July 21, 2010 at 8:51 pm

i lost my nokia 7210 mobile. may i know how 2 deactivate the mobile

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38 ahmed misanga July 22, 2010 at 12:49 pm

please sir/madam my samsung mobile HAS BEEN STOLEN type: B5702
please block it.

regards
ahmed misanga

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39 Janit July 23, 2010 at 2:43 pm

A very helpful article to know what to do if your cellphone is lost. You can also check out my article which says how IMEI number helps in recovering such a mobile phone.

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40 Shahab July 25, 2010 at 4:39 pm

Well janit thanks for dropping by. Btw let me tell you one thing that IMEI number can’t recover a cellphone it can be used for blocking the mobile device only. For tracking and other purposes you need to have advance features in your phone like GPS etc

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41 ahmed misanga July 26, 2010 at 11:00 am

Hi mr shahab
please sir my samsung mobile HAS BEEN STOLEN type: B5702
please ASSIST to block it becouse our country service provider does not have the services to block mobile phone they can only block simcard lines and give us new line here in TANZANIA please assist me it really pains someone just snuched my phone on traffic jam and ran away just easily please block it i bought it with all my saving then it just goes

regards
ahmed misanga

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42 Shahab July 28, 2010 at 4:16 pm

Hello Ahmed!

I am really sorry to say that i can’t help you in this regard.
Actually i don’t have any idea about the place you live in .. i.e about tanzania.
Some countries have the provision of blocking cellphones with the help of IMEI while some don’t have this facility.

I will try my best to find more information regarding your problem but still i can’t guarantee you that i will come along with a solution.

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43 zhone July 28, 2010 at 9:26 am

hello…
i was looking for some ways to track my lost iphone which was snatched in the mall…
then i tot i would block it rather than be used by the snatcher…

i just wanna ask.. if i will block my phone…
is it sure that it wouldnt be unblock and used again??
thanks…

good day… ^^

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44 Shahab July 29, 2010 at 2:31 am

You’re thinking it right way. Go ahead and block your device.
Btw Once the phone is returned it can be unblocked providing it hasn’t had an insurance claim on it. The network operator can remove the IMEI number from the Equipment Identity Register (EIR) which will allow it access to the networks again.

[Thanks to David H for the tip]

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45 sudheer August 5, 2010 at 7:54 pm

hii,
my name is sudheer.
i have lost my nokia 6303

email for communication: sweetdheer007@gmail.com
contact no.09966642600
please help me to find my lost phone.

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46 Shahab August 6, 2010 at 4:56 pm

Hi sudheer, I have recently written an article on how to recover your lost/stolen mobile phone.
Please go through it: How to Find, Recover stolen mobiles using imei

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47 G. Sikdar August 11, 2010 at 8:34 pm

Sir,
I have lost my Samsung Corby on dtd: 10-08-2010 along with Docomo sim no. 09040738200 at Baripada and I have made a Police Diary at Baripada, Mayurbhanj, Orissa. Vide No. 262 dtd 10-08-2010.

Sir please Deactivate my Sim Card and also block my cell.

Thanking you.
G. Sikdar

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48 Firosh Shaji August 12, 2010 at 11:42 am

Hi Mr. Shahab,
I have lost my nokia handset 5130 last week . As u mentioned i contacted the service provider(tata docomo) to block the handet. But they replied here are no such facilities in India. Can you make it clear sir? How can i block the handset to avoid misuse? I do have the Bill & FIR Copy

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49 Shahab August 12, 2010 at 4:40 pm

Hello Firosh!

If you are from India then I recommend you to read the 43rd comment about recovering mobiles by IMEI.

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50 pradeep singh August 17, 2010 at 8:47 am

sir my mobile is stolen, please locate it and send me details wherever it is working.

Thanks

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51 Enobong August 20, 2010 at 4:29 pm

pls my nokia 3110c was stolen a week now and a want to get it block. Am from Nigeria and I uses MTN Nigeria network. Pls what should I do?

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52 tina August 26, 2010 at 1:25 pm

i left my unlocked iphone 3G in a rental car yesterday but (not surprisingly) nobody turned it in. i bought it in Italy, it had an italian SIM card (without contract) and i lost it in Germany. is there anything i can do to recover it (or at least block it)? Many thanks in advance!

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53 kamal September 6, 2010 at 8:14 am

my mobile is lost. its IMEI no is – 352873030105674

and 352873030105682 plz tell me in this information, my mobile no – 09914923909
plz call me ………………………………………………..

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54 nikita September 16, 2010 at 11:25 pm

hi ,
i stay in mumbai and my nokia E63 has got stolen…could u please help me in this..please…

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55 C.Srinivasan September 22, 2010 at 4:34 pm

Dear Sir,
I’m C.Srinivasan from Chennai. I am doing Business. My office my mobile was stolen by some body. I gave Model no – GT-B3210, I give a police compliant but there is no responds. I request you to please track the mobile. Please take the necessary actions to prevent the misuse.
Please help me sir.

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56 maulik patel September 23, 2010 at 3:02 pm

i stay in udaipur yesterday my mobile is stolen so help me how to recover my mobile using IMEI no.
my lost no is. 09024470321 (relince)

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57 Shashikumar October 9, 2010 at 5:20 pm

Sir,

My Samsung b5310 – PRO mobile was stolen on 06-Oct-2010.Is it possible to block the same in INDIA.

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58 raktim mondal October 10, 2010 at 7:15 pm

i already mail twice regarding my stolen phone with all details but nothing happen…. i don’t think they are able to find out..all bullshit …..

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59 George MM October 14, 2010 at 3:48 pm

My Nokia Mobile Handset Model 3110 Classic, with pre-paid connection has lost on 14th September, 2010 in Faridabad, Sector-6. Please help me to locate my Mobile.

Regards,

George MM

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60 ashel October 17, 2010 at 7:56 pm

someone stolen my blackberry bold9700 phone….please block my phone….
thank you

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61 BHUSHANPATIL October 19, 2010 at 3:40 am

HAI HI MY SAMSUNG OMNIA PRO WAS STOLEN I DO HAVE IMEI NO CAN I JUST BLOCK MY CELL PHONE DIRECLTY ONLINE OR I NEED TO GO TO SAMSUNG GALLERY IS THERE ANY WAY I CAN GET MY CELL BACK AS IT WAS STOLEN 1 MONTH AGO PLEASE HELP AND ADVICE WHAT SHALL I DO

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62 sudhan pradhan October 22, 2010 at 4:28 pm

sir i lost my nokia handset and i am from poor family so will u block my the handset nokia model 2690
thank you
your sincerely costumer
sudhan pradhan

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63 wandering_ELF October 24, 2010 at 1:46 pm

someone stole my nokia 5530 XPM last week. i was wondering… if i blocked my phone, can it be unblocked if ever it would be returned to me? since a classmate stole it, there’s a possibility that he would leave it at the dept of student affairs if he thinks that it’s useless. i’m just looking at possibilities here.. please help me, thanks

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64 Shahab October 25, 2010 at 12:34 am

Hello ELF ,

Unblocking a IMEI blocked phone is not possible in every country. Also it depends whether your network provider allows you to do so. I would suggest you to contact your service provider regarding this. They will let you know whether they have this facility or not in your region.

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65 rishabh singh October 28, 2010 at 2:04 pm

i lost my samsung corby pro on 27th of october……i don’t know it’s imei no. and want to recoverit back….plz help me…..any solutions or suggestions…

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66 ANAND LAL November 7, 2010 at 9:54 am

my nokia 3500 mobile i lost plaese
if you know please contact .9824824811

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67 dinesh sharma November 8, 2010 at 1:56 pm

sir my new mobile nokia c3 was stolen from new delhi. it was just 15 days old.i blocked my simbut my operator and the nokia helpline said it is not possible to block the handset in india.sir many sites says that they can recover and block your mobile set how true is it.sir do u know of any software or tecnology that can trace lost mobile .please let me know.i shall be grate ful.

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68 jaisingh November 11, 2010 at 3:03 pm

My Nokia 2700c,2black classic mobile phone has been lost at the Petrol Pump, Sector- 07, Chandigarh. Pl. give me any information about me at +919041836988 or through Email.

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69 Manjit Choudhury November 16, 2010 at 11:01 am

Sir, my mobile has been stolen at journey time if possible please block the mobile hand set.
I need to block my hand set through using IMEI number.

Details are given:
Model No Nokia N73
Using SIM No +9199572-13110
Operator Name :- Airtel
Parchasing Date 16 May 2009

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70 JAISINGH KASHYAP November 23, 2010 at 9:40 pm

Sir,My Nokia 2700c,2black classic mobile phone has been lost at the Petrol Pump, Sector- 07, Chandigarh. I need to block my hand set through using IMEI

Details are given:
Model No Nokia 2700C-2BLACK
Using SIM No +919041836988
Operator Name :-TATA DOCOMO

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71 Shahab November 26, 2010 at 5:01 am

Please see the comment number 61 by me.
Thanks

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72 garima December 4, 2010 at 7:43 pm

i hav recntly lost my cell phone……i want to block it plz any1 can give me nokia service centre number so that i can block my cel……..plzzzzzzz help!!!!!!

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73 S.Prasad December 14, 2010 at 5:27 pm

someone stolen my Nokia 3230 phone….please block my phone….
thank you

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74 santoo December 22, 2010 at 4:46 pm

i lost my mobile nokia6303 so i want to block it and i hav imei number with me

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75 Kalaivani R December 30, 2010 at 10:56 am

Sir I lost my Nokia N73 mobile yesterday. I called my service provider and blocked my SIM. I ve the IMEI number with me. M concerned more about the possibility of misuse of my mobile by someone else. Can you help me with your suggestions?

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76 kiran January 5, 2011 at 5:07 pm

i lost my mobile i want to block it i have my phone iemi no and code no plz tell me about that how can i block my mobile my mobile model nokia E72
plzzzzzzzzzzzzzz help me

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77 Jeff January 15, 2011 at 6:41 pm

My Phone was been stolen . But am really sorry am not having my Iemi number since i didnt take not of that number.Well the phone is nokia 6303 classic..Please help me find my phone ..

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78 ahmed January 18, 2011 at 2:35 pm

hello sir my name is ahmed iam from egypt i have lost my mobile phone nokia 6120 ..i have bought it since 2 years…and i have all information about it how can i get it back???

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79 joemer January 23, 2011 at 2:31 am

i lost my phone n97 last dec 26,, please anyone help me to block the serial number of that phone.

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80 jitendra kumar yadav January 27, 2011 at 3:41 pm

my nokia cell phone is loss from yesterday . so i want my phone 1660 block in nokia company.

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81 sudhaniya February 21, 2011 at 5:41 pm

i have lost my mobile
these are the details
Phone model:5130 nokia red
Make:made by nokia
Missed date:19th feb 2011
so please help me for finding my mobile
so pls do it

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82 habeeb February 23, 2011 at 1:28 pm

i lost my mobile nokia 5800 express music on 19th feb morning 10am from bangalore i have the imei number i gave the complaint the police station my service provider is not helping me to block my phone could you help me

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83 khayyam inayat February 26, 2011 at 11:26 am

lost my mobile i want to block it i have my phone iemi no and code no plz tell me about that how can i block my mobile my mobile model Q mobile E 900
plz help me

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84 Olushola March 15, 2011 at 8:46 pm

My Nokia 5330 phone was stolen and i need you to help me block the phone in Nokia company. plz kindly block it for me.

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85 Sanjana April 1, 2011 at 12:51 pm

Hey hieee shahab…..can u help me on how to block my Sony ericsson X10 mini….using imei number i have already lodged a complaint in police

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86 johnnyb April 7, 2011 at 8:45 am

You talk about how you have blocked the iphone or phone on any network..thats true… but the
easy way around that … all you do is sell your phone overseas.all my 55 stolen
phones work fine in the usa but have only been blocked/barred/banned in the UK lol

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87 Cath April 21, 2011 at 7:52 am

Hi.

Just wanna ask how could I go about my stolen phone?.
I really want to blck the IMEI of it. I do still have the box with me.

Hope to get an answer from you guys .

Than kyou !
Catherine Beso

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88 Mansoor April 22, 2011 at 10:24 pm

Hello Shadab,

I’ve lost my HTC mobile two days back. I’ve IMEI no. with me. I’ve locked the SIM card from my service provider. But, I’ve yet to block my cell phone.

Please let me know if HTC or Nokia has started blocking mobiles through IMEI nos. in mumbai, India. Please Help.

Thanks

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89 sachin maindarkar April 25, 2011 at 11:36 am

my mobile GC360 was lost on 03/04/2011,Please help me,search or block my mobile .my mobile is 3 sim Micromax GC360.

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90 rahul sihara May 2, 2011 at 11:19 pm

my nokia n8 has stolen today i m very depressed..
is there any way to block my phone i don’t want that bloody theif to use my mobile
is there any possible way to block my phone in such a manner so that thief can not use my mobile plz plz plz reply on this queery
thanx in advance

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91 kamal yadav May 3, 2011 at 9:31 pm

hello… I am kamal…. my mobile phone is stolen and i want to block the number and phone too… help me… my number is 9250349543

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92 Saad Bukhari May 4, 2011 at 10:57 pm

my mobile phone N96 has stolen but i dont have its complete imei no as i purchased it in used condition, and it dont have its box, the seller mention only the last 5 digits of imei on invoice paper, now what should i do to block my mobile.??? kindly guide me. thanks

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93 r.s.s rao May 8, 2011 at 3:30 pm

i have lost my samsung mobile c5312 series with dual sim mobile in adoni town of kurnool dist in ap . it was lost/stolen in a vegitable market. kindly do the needful or inform me to my mail.

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94 kiran May 11, 2011 at 9:28 pm

Dear sir,

My LG mobile GS500v was stolen on 09/05/2011 @6.45pm in bangalore. I have already submitted the required details yesterday to the above mentioned id. Pls help me to find my mobile its really very urgent. KIndly block my phone so that the person stolen from me should not able to use this mobile. Please help me to get my mobile back please.

regards,
kiran

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95 Debasish Tripathy May 17, 2011 at 10:15 am

Hello Sahab,

I Lost my Sony Ericssion Xperia X10 on 9th of may.
Can you please help me to trace same or block the phone.

I am Vodafone Service Provider.Did Vodafone provide this service to block this phone.

Thanks

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96 div May 22, 2011 at 4:11 pm

I lost my mobile, have IMEI number,, could some1 help me in trace this out. Also have sent an email tp the above mentioned id…

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97 div May 22, 2011 at 4:17 pm

hope this mail id given is not active anymore…i have just got the delivery failure notice.

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98 Rachel Katrina Fortuin May 22, 2011 at 7:54 pm

my daughter borrowed my phone.it has been stolen in B rackenfell last night 21 may 2011.my IMEI no is 355372044113813.PLEASEblock and contact Mark MMorrell.my cell no is 0731859544.please help me get my phone returned.

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99 Emily June 1, 2011 at 8:05 am

Hi my LG G2x was stolen today 5/31/2011 in Elizabeth NJ… I have the IMEI# S/N# SSN# everything please help me… I have a police report and everything I just want to make sure nobody use my phone anymore just in case they want to use it with another sim card…Tmobile said they blocked the phone so nobody can use it anymore, but I don’t believe them pleaseee help me

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100 Rahul June 1, 2011 at 11:18 pm

Few days before i’ve lost my mob.nokia 2700,it must be stolen,so pls help me to trace my cell using imei No.

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101 K.S.DIKSHITULU June 3, 2011 at 11:38 pm

Today (ie.03-06-2011) my friend received a message as if I have given the message stating that
“Please keep this message – Sebder K.S.DIKSHITULU” IMEI No.****
Number appeared with the message 9026437072 – when verified number belongs to Uttar Pradesh and the service provider is Reliance.

When contacted not responding.

Please suggest me and anticipating your kind co-operation in this regard.

Thanking you

K.S.DIKSHITULU

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102 Rajeev Singh June 10, 2011 at 8:48 pm

Hey shahab…..can u help me on how to get my Samsung c 3530….using imei number i have already lodged a complaint in police……

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103 Emmanuel Iyaji June 12, 2011 at 11:38 pm

Kindly send me details, pls. Thank you.

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104 ojmozes June 13, 2011 at 3:59 pm

my phone was stolen sometimes last week, Nokia 6303i, i need to block it as soon as possible.

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105 ugo donatus June 17, 2011 at 11:30 pm

i lost my phone nokia E5 please i want nokia company to block it for me please

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106 Marco June 18, 2011 at 9:01 am

..helo sir can you block my lost cell..
thank you

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107 Rameswar Mishra June 29, 2011 at 9:03 am

Dear sir,
if i block my mobile phone,then can i reactivate it after getting it in future?
reply plz.
yours truly
Rameswar Mishra

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108 Rameswar Mishra June 29, 2011 at 9:22 am

sir,
i didn’t lodge comiplain anywhere though i lost it 3 months ago because i am in a great puzzle.wheather i will reaactivate my phone after lodging complain as well after blocking my cell phone.
i need your help sir
plz help me
where i should block this one?In mobile company service provider office or network service provider office?
i m waiting your reply sir
yours truly
Rameswar Mishra

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109 shipu goyal July 12, 2011 at 4:09 pm

hello sahab
i lost my mobile samsung 3010 on 12-jul-11 and i know imei no. and mobile no. is 9803709101 how can i find it.

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110 caren joy uguil July 26, 2011 at 7:15 pm

my nokia 5130 expressmusic was stolen last july 23, 2011… the stealer still using my sim card and im afraid he’ll scam the contacts in my phone..

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111 Amit Kumar Singh August 8, 2011 at 8:58 pm

Hi Sahab,
Today i lost my mobile phone (Motorola EX115). I want to recover my mobile because some important data was in that. Please tell me the procedure or give me some information for the same problem.

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112 R Sharma August 9, 2011 at 6:35 pm

I have lost my Samsung Galaxy Ace Moblile ! I have my IMEI number and I have filed a police complaint and obtained a copy but neither my service provider nor my mobile company are bothered in blocking my device! I have blocked my sim and reactivated in duplicate sim. Please help me in getting my moble back , . Please e-mail me.

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113 Asim Raza August 18, 2011 at 10:26 am

i lost my cell phone Nokia C5 in pakistan.tell me how i block the cell phone…much personal data in mobile…plz help me..tell me what can i DO

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114 Aryan August 18, 2011 at 6:57 pm

Actually all operators are not giving any response. Nor police is interested to register any complaint, then sir tell me what do I do?

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115 Elly August 21, 2011 at 7:02 pm

I have recently lost my phone and have called my service provider and had the IMEI blocked. My phone’s IMEI was on a sticker on the box that I bought it in, but it’s also on a sticker in the back of the phone underneath where the battery sits. If someone was to see the IMEI number on the back of the phone, could they call my provider and get it unblocked? Or do they have to have proof of ownership? Otherwise the blocking was pointless if someone can get the IMEI number so easily.

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116 Shahab September 8, 2011 at 10:45 pm

Hi Elly,

I agree with you. I believe they must be asked for the proof of ownership before they can actually go for blocking or unblocking the phone.

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117 BINA September 8, 2011 at 11:17 pm

i have lost my mobile phone i also know my IMIE no .I lodged an FIR also and asked my service provider to block the mobile but they are not helping me. I want to block the mobile so that no one can use it . If IMEI number can be so helpful i wish that i get my phone back as i really worked hard for it.

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118 ian September 13, 2011 at 10:54 am

Hi Shahab

I brought a iphone on ebay and its a blocked iphone when i tried to contact the seller he was gone. I rang o2 and told them the imei number. as that is the network the phone is locked to. but o2 said the imei was not blocked. is there any software that can check to see if the iphone imei number is blocked or not? i have been on sites that tell you if its a real imei or fake and its fine not a fake imei but cant find one that will tell me if its blocked. also as o2 say its not blocked then surly its not but i cant figure it out. as can connects to wi fi and i can use app store and o2 uk comes up but i have no signal bars. and when i make a call it just bleeps 3 times and cuts out. any help i would be so grateful Thanks Ian

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119 Shahab January 6, 2012 at 9:59 am

Hi ian,

At present I am not aware of any software that tells you whether the IMEI is blocked or not. However, the best thing to do is to contact O2 and explain your problem. They should do something about it. Ask O2 why you can’t make a call from your phone.

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120 Stephen October 2, 2011 at 7:53 pm

Hi, i lost my Nokia N8 just after 2 weeks i bought it. can u help me track the phone with the imei since i think it has been hard reset. i know u lot can do this because here in Ghana -West Africa ,i network systems are not tight as in India. I simply want to know which network the thief is using with my phone.
I will be glad to pick my search from there .
i cannot disclose my imei on this page but will confidentially send my mail if u request to help.
Thank you.

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121 sandy October 16, 2011 at 9:26 pm

sir i lost my cell while markting can i do any thing with imei number

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122 p.s.s.s.mohan October 25, 2011 at 9:23 am

My phone (sony ericsson w830 i)got stolen and I have the IEMI number too. The police isnt co-operating. it is possible to block ? Please send me reply.

How can i block myself the cell phone? Is there any software paid/unpaid to be used? Please let me know your suggestion on this issue.

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123 ruejean October 26, 2011 at 5:50 pm

my phone was stolen sometimes last week, Nokia x3-02, i need to block it as soon as possible.

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124 iwan October 30, 2011 at 8:36 pm

of the many comments and complaints of lost cell phones, I find there is none who has returned his cell phone. is it true, there are solutions that can return a lost cell phone from thieves. in order to deter the thief, who may be people we knew. I recently lost cell phone in terms of price which may not amount to much. but very annoying feeling. given the effort to buy our dream phone, which becomes very significant. please solution to be able to track the phone through the IMEI. because it is the only trace left. Please help.

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125 asim November 7, 2011 at 1:11 am

Hi,
I have lost my samsung galaxy s2 in kolkata .Ihave already filed a complaint in police station.But they are not responding.I also contact with my service provider but they r not in a helping me.So pls help me.How should i blacklist my IMEI number?

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126 Ainaa November 22, 2011 at 2:50 pm

Hi, I am from Mongolia. I stolen my phone Nokia c6-01. I have my IMEI number. But I have asked from my local operators that they can block my phone or not. They answered me now this service is not in Mongolia. What should I do to block my phone. For me very pity. Please advise me

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127 Shiva December 2, 2011 at 11:15 pm

how to know the location of a theft/lost mobile? is there any way to find the mobile using imei number?

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128 jahanzaib January 5, 2012 at 7:09 pm

Sir i have lost my mobile.
How i can find that mobile?

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129 Sam November 5, 2012 at 8:56 am

The mobile may not be accessible from any network provider, but what about the personal data stored inside that mobile ?!

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