IMEI Changing? Can thieves really do this?
My phone was stolen last night and none of my security software or Google device Finder can locate it. It's probably turned off purposely as it was almost fully charged 10PM
( I lost it at about 11:30) .
I'm in Canada and we have an IMEI blacklist service which stops any company from allowing the phone to be used on their networks. But... I wonder if someone could just change the IMEI and use my phone? I see websites offering that as a service and a bit furious if this is possible.
- 03-31-2014, 02:45 PM #2
- 03-31-2014, 02:55 PM #4
Re: IMEI Changing? Can thieves really do this?
It is illegal but possible.
dpham00, Android Central Moderator
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