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How to find a lost / stolen cell phone using IMEI number


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I completely understand your situation – You have lost your phone and you want to try anything and everything possible to get it back, because your lost phone is not only valuable in monetary terms, it also contains your personal data like contacts, photos, videos etc.

In this post, you will find some practical things you can do to get back your lost phone, or at least keep it safe from misuse. And you will learn to how to find a lost phone using IMEI number.

But before we begin – If you think that you phone is not stolen, but lost, you should do the following:-

  • Check the places you recently visited (College, Library, Friend’s home, Club etc.)
  • Check under the seats of your car
  • Check with lost and found section if lost your phone while travelling in a public transport

If you are lucky enough, you will get your phone back without going through the recovery process. It is possible to find a lost phone using IMEI number, but you can’t do it on your own.

If you don’t find your smartphone even then, follow the steps below.


28 Comments

  1. felicity felicity

    how do I restore the data from my stolen sony xperia v LT25i?

  2. Nate Wilson Nate Wilson

    ADM works!! I had my phone on silent mode and I found it using ADM. Thanks man.

  3. Alba Alba

    Thank you! I lose my cellphone and found!
    Method 4 really work for Android when GPS is turned on!

  4. Abdullah Abdullah

    Thank you so much. I’ve find my phone. God Bless You.

  5. hi my phone is missing moto g imei no-353322064652168 plz help me

    • Bella Bella

      Tip top stfuf. I’ll expect more now.

  6. sanjay kumar sanjay kumar

    sir please give me information where is my lost mobile and its last location that you can found. my details are:-
    MODEL;- SAMSUNG GALAXY ACE GT-S580i
    IMEI NO:- 352306051982069
    SIM MOBILE NO THAT WAS USED IN THE PHONE IS – 7052378011
    MY CONTACT NO NOW IS 8858677474
    EMAIL. ID- sanjaykmr065@gmail.com

  7. nalini gayathri nalini gayathri

    My mobile is samsung 7582. I missed it. How can i find it

    • Deon Deon

      Hey hey hey, take a gaendr at what’ you’ve done

      • techniciandiarycom techniciandiarycom

        I didn’t understand.

  8. usman usman

    I have lost my mobile on 6/04/2015 in Evening xiomi mi3 and IMEI number of the mobile is

    IMEI1 : 865072028151671

    I am requesting you to find the mobile and call on my number +91 9620683450

    • Rocky Rocky

      We could’ve done with that insight early on.

  9. B Anil kumar B Anil kumar

    I lost my mobile and i tried all the 4 methods but i was unable to find that this is my imei no 359296058890444

  10. david nganga david nganga

    i lost my phone please advice

  11. samesh samesh

    Want to recover my stolen phone using IMEI number.

  12. parmar harshad b parmar harshad b

    I lost my mobile please find it imei number-865346021506507 gionee m2
    my contact number-8401984841

    • techniciandiary techniciandiary

      I am sorry that you lost your phone, but I don’t have a tracker with me, you can take help from the police or get the apps that I mentioned in the post to recover your stolen phone using imei number. Hope that helps.

  13. neetu gulwani neetu gulwani

    Unable to find my cell
    My iemi no. Is M_IMEI1: 911307205151761
    S_IMEi2: 911307205495168
    Please help me to find it
    Thank you
    Neetu brijesh
    My contact neetugulwani@gmail.com

    • techniciandiary techniciandiary

      Dear, you can try the methods mentioned in the post above to recover your lost smartphone, or get help from the police. The Police has very efficient tracking systems to track down lost, stolen mobile phones.

    • techniciandiary techniciandiary

      Well, you can use this guide to either A) Try to recover the phone with the help of police, or B) At least wipe your private data from the phone, or C) Use one of the tracking apps that you can use to find your lost phone using an IMEI number. Hope that helps.

  14. Marie Marie

    IMEI 353411061777118
    Samsung S5
    This person stole this from from a disable person and fraudulently charged stuff and sent porn to elderly and minors. this person sent nasty stuff to this person’s grandma. Disgusting human being.

    Las Vegas, nv

  15. nitin p patel nitin p patel

    Hi siir my phone is LYF FLAME 8 WITH JIO SIM and I lost my phone on saturday and its imei no . 911510552467942 pls help me sir found my phone

  16. Cathbert Cathbert

    how can i found my phone stolen last week. itel 1405

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