1. Faris Abuayyash's Avatar
    hello...I have just entered the imei# of my samsung galaxy s4 on imei info website...and got information for an old MOTOROLA phone!

    does that mean that my s4 is fake?

    thank you
    04-19-2014 04:36 AM
  2. Golfdriver97's Avatar
    No I think they 'recycle' IMEI numbers. I can't remember how, but there are things to look for physically in the device to tell if it is a fake.
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    04-19-2014 08:58 AM
  3. Faris Abuayyash's Avatar
    but the imei number was written inside the phone...under the battery...so it is the original number
    04-19-2014 09:14 AM
  4. dragonsamus's Avatar
    Where did you buy this phone?

    Sent from my SM-N900T using AC Forums mobile app
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    04-19-2014 09:22 AM
  5. Faris Abuayyash's Avatar
    i bought it from price-guard on ebay....the seller is in germany....the phone model is GT-I9505ZWADBT
    it was for 320 euros...im not sure i can post the page link on here.

    i was faked by the massive number of positive feedback the seller has...ebay should change the system of leaving feedback....the seller also sells on amazon, with more negative feedback around 133....but also much positive feedbackaround 530...i was too late to see this
    04-19-2014 09:51 AM
  6. UJ95x's Avatar
    i bought it from price-guard on ebay....the seller is in germany....the phone model is GT-I9505ZWADBT
    it was for 320 euros...im not sure i can post the page link on here.

    i was faked by the massive number of positive feedback the seller has...ebay should change the system of leaving feedback....the seller also sells on amazon, with more negative feedback around 133....but also much positive feedbackaround 530...i was too late to see this
    That model number matches the Galaxy S4, so I don't think it's a fake

    Sent from my Galaxy S4 running SlimKat 4.4.2
    04-19-2014 10:15 AM
  7. Faris Abuayyash's Avatar
    so why can't i find the correct information when i enter the imei number on imei.info? also the model number does not seem very common the ZWADBT part i mean
    04-19-2014 10:24 AM
  8. mhinc's Avatar
    so why can't i find the correct information when i enter the imei number on imei.info? also the model number does not seem very common the ZWADBT part i mean
    Just call 1-800-SAMSUNG they will confirm if it's fake or not, simple!
    04-19-2014 08:32 PM
  9. Faris Abuayyash's Avatar
    i talked to them, they said that the phone was not made in USA or maybe not for usa...so they can't find any information about the phone
    04-20-2014 06:19 AM
  10. mhinc's Avatar
    i talked to them, they said that the phone was not made in USA or maybe not for usa...so they can't find any information about the phone
    Not sure what to tell you then. Buyer Beware.
    04-20-2014 06:28 PM

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