The buying and selling of used phones over the Internet is nowadays the order of the day. How not to be deceived and buy a working device? What conditions should a phone purchase via the Internet meet? What to do to save yourself the disappointment of the product you bought online?
Today we come with an article in which we will tell you what Clean IMEI is and how to check it to make a satisfactory purchase/sale transaction via the Internet.
A clean IMEI number means that the device is 100% ready for use. There is no indebted balance, it has not been reported to the operator or the police as lost or stolen.
Using the form available on our IMEI.net homepage, you will be able to verify whether the assigned IMEI number is the same as the one you get after entering *#06# on your phone’s dialer.
How to check if the device has a clean IMEI?
There are many sites on the Internet that offer a service that allows you to check the blacklist status. At the moment, we can recommend such a service available on IMEI.info, in the near future also on IMEI.net a blacklist checking service will appear. All you need to do is enter your IMEI number on the dedicated page, in the form and then find the blacklist status. If the device has Bad IMEI, which you can read about on our blog, refrain from possible purchase.
What is the Blacklist?
It is a database where the IMEI and ESN numbers are placed, the owners of which have reported them stolen or lost. This list also includes IMEI numbers for which users have not paid their bills. It is possible to remove a specific IMEI from the blacklist, but it can be done by its owner, as a result, it will lose its Bad IMEI status.
How to choose a reliable seller to buy a device with a clean IMEI?
To purchase a device with a clean IMEI, it is worth paying attention to the seller. Vendor selection is key to avoid dishonesty. So how to check if the seller from whom we are going to buy the device online is reliable and honest? The risk can never be completely eliminated, but it is important to check the credibility of the seller. A low price for a high commodity should always make you alert. So let’s not get fooled. Remember that professional service, experience in the industry, and positive customer feedback is also important.