Have an unbranded phone? Dial *#06# to save it

Pallavi Paul, CNN-IBN | May 27, 2009 at 12:22pm

New Delhi: Have an unbranded phone? If it doesn't have a valid IMEI number, you will be chucking it in the garbage come June 30. But there is one way to save yours. Dial *#06# on your handset to see your unique identification code. Then sms IMEI space your number to 53232 to double check that it is genuine because chances are, it may not be.