How to check the phone for authenticity?
Nobody likes using fakes, especially if they are mobile phones! After all, we pay for impeccable quality and for the opportunity to use all services, including repairs in official organizations. Fake phones do not imply either the first or second, and therefore it is so important to know how to check the phone for authenticity.
How to determine if the phone is genuine?
For a start, simple advice: do not purchase phones from your hands, from dubious sellers and in strange stores that do not inspire confidence. If you follow this rule, you can significantly reduce the risk of acquiring a fake phone.
Appearance can also say a lot. Perhaps, if you want to purchase one or another phone model, you are browsing official websites, remembering information about the phone, its appearance. If so, then it is very good! If when buying a phone in a store, even the slightest discrepancy of information specified in official sources is noticeable, then there is already reason to think about the authenticity of the phone.The appearance of the phone also plays an important role - it is clear that there should not be any scratches, irregularities, dents and other things on a good phone.
But the most reliable way to check is to identify the IMEI number with what is shown on the box and on the inside of the phone’s battery. Type the following combination on the phone: * # 06 # and press enter. You will see a personal number of this particular phone. If the phone is genuine, then this number must match the number indicated on the telephone box and the number on the phone battery. If the numbers do not match, then the phone is fake.
How to verify the authenticity of your Nokia phone
Nokia, like other phones, must have IMEI in all data. How to check it, you can read a little higher. You can also check if your IMEI code is registered. To do this, go to the official Nokia website, find the necessary contacts and send your IMEI for verification. Soon you will receive an answer.
Carefully read on the official site, how the model of your phone looks and what technical characteristics it has. If everything coincides with your phone, then everything is in order. If not, then there is reason to think.
All telephones officially imported into the Russian Federation are checked for safety. The tested phone must have a “PCT” sticker under the battery on the back wall, a RosTest badge. If you have such a phone, it means that it was checked, and you can not worry about the authenticity of the device.
How to verify the authenticity of a Samsung phone? The basic rules for checking the authenticity of this company's phone will be the same as when checking Nokia phones. You can use the above tips.