Advice 1: How to determine the date of the phone release

If you know the release date of your phone, then you have an advantage: it can be profitable to sell. But to determine when your mobile is out, it is often not so simple.
How to determine the date of the phone release
Instruction
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The easiest way to know the release date of the phone is to look at the documents to him. Find a warranty card or receipt. There will be mandatory indicate the number when you made this purchase.
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If the documents are missing, do it the other way: dial the number *#0000#. On the screen appears the message. The first field is the phone model, the second version of this release, but then the date you need. But it is worth considering that if you did the firmware on your phone, after dialing the number will appear in the date when you made the update last time.
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If you have a phone of Sony Ericsson, the release date to find easy. Open the back panel cover and remove the battery. On its surface, find the line which reads the number format 00W00 (e.g. 06W21 - 2006 21 weeks).
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If you have a mobile brand Nokia, then to find the production date, proceed as follows: turn off the phone and remove the sim card. Then put it back in the nest. After restarting the phone, booted, will prompt you to enter the current date and time. You will see the date the default is release date your mobile.
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If you have a smartphone, there is need to recruit a different team than the specified in the first step. In this case, you write *#06# and the screen will display the imei of your mobile, data which will contain the date of issue.
Note
If you got the sim card from the phone and rebooted it after this, then please note that when enabled, the program will show you the date, which means when your phone went on sale. Most likely this number will coincide with the release date (i.e. the year the same), but keep in mind that a month out of mobile may be different.

Advice 2 : How to know the country of origin

With the release of a product uses different symbols indicating the manufacturer. Let us consider the most running positions: consumer products, cars and cell phones. In each case there are nuances. For example, every car has a story inscribed on its VIN code.
How to know the country of origin
You will need
  • table barcode
  • - packing of goods
Instruction
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View the first three digits of the barcode on the product. It is decrypted in the following way: 1 – country 2 – manufacturer 3 – commodity, 4 (control) figure 5 - product manufactured under license.
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View VIN code to know the vehicle manufacturer. The code consists of 17 characters and is divided into three components: WMI – international code of manufacturer VDS – narrative and VIS – a distinctive part. In order to find out which country has rolled out this model, you need to look WMI) the first character of the room defines the geographical area in which produced the vehicle, the second sign is used to denote the countries in this geographical area, and the third identificeret manufacturer.
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Please note the IMEI on the cell phone, it will tell you which country the mobile device came on the market. The code consists of 4 parts, arranged in the following sequence: TAC, FAC, SNR, SP. FAC — 2 digits country code final Assembly. For example, 80 – China, 19\40 – United Kingdom, 67 United States.
Note
Pay attention to other parts VIN-code, because they will help a lot to know the fate of the car. So, VDS, consisting of six digits (four through nine), describes properties of the car. The sequence and the meaning of the signs this part of the VIN code is entirely determined by the manufacturer. Free positions VDS, the manufacturer usually fills in any marks, selected at their discretion.
The third part is the VIS consists of eight last digits of the numbers and provides information on the year of manufacture code year of manufacture is the first character in VIS). All remaining signs are marking the sequence number of the vehicle assigned to him by the company. With all of this is to draw attention to the fact that the last four characters of this part of the VIN are necessarily digital.
Useful advice
The VIN number is the individual number of the car. Among the millions of cars of the same brand and colors you will not find one with the same VIN code. This serial number serves to identify the vehicle. It is used in the automotive industry all over the world. So, this number is easy to determine not only the country, izgotavlivaem newly acquired car, but also the year and some other characteristics.

Advice 3 : How to check the release date of the phone

Using special combinations of keys you can learn many different information about your phone or even change its functionality. Talk about how by such password to know the release date of the phone.

How to check the release date of the phone
Instruction
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To know the release date of a phone with the secret code. This code can be different and depends on the manufacturer. In the devices of the Nokia company, press the key combination *#0000# , this will allow you to learn not only the date of manufacture and the software version, the code name for the phone model. To access the same information, try to use the code *#92772689#(*#WARRANTY#).
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Some models of Samsung phones you can look at the date of issue using the key combination *#8999*8378# or *#0206*8378#. After you have pressed these keys, you will see a menu where you from the list choose "Done" and see the release date of the device.
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View the release date of the phone under the battery, there is a combination of letters and numbers, the sixth and seventh signs of the end would be a month and possibly the year of manufacture of your phone.
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For Sony Ericsson phones information about the release date look on the sticker that is under the battery. Among the letters and numbers, look that will look something like this: 08W45, which means 08-year, 45-week production, now look at the calendar and find the 45th week of 2008, here's to you and release date your phone. Of course, not knowing how to decode this type of information will be difficult to guess.
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Responsible manufacturers indicate the date of issue of the accompanying documents to the apparatus, usually affixed by the factory, stacked stamp in format YY.MM.DD rarely date is placed by hand. But do not blindly trust the information about products, vendors wishing to extend the life of the device alter the date on a fresh, and even removed the card from the box of the phone. In this case study the warranty card, properly executed document date of issue must be placed on the front side of the card.

Advice 4 : How to determine the country phone number

If you for some reason need to know the region, city and mobile numbers, you can use several ways. Phone number can tell a lot about its owner.
How to determine the country phone number
Instruction
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Country codeusually is in the first three or four digits of the number. For example, 001 is the international code of the United States. Use the services of mobile services in Internet, for example, http://gsm-inform.ru/info/, http://www.spravportal.ru/Services/PhoneCodes/мobilePhoneInfo.aspx or http://www.ku66.ru/index/svjazi/0-54. Enter the desired number, press "Send" or "Search" and get all the information about the country, region and mobile operator of the subscriber. However, to gain access to information, you first have to send a paid SMS-message. Fare for the service is printed in small print at the bottom of the page.
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Consult the free directory of international dialing codes. You can find it on the page: http://mobile-catalog.info/internacional_code.php. Hit "search by code", select the code and view the country in which it is used. There is also has its own search topics to codes of cities and operators.
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Make a request to customer service of your provider. Will notify the date and time of the call and number. You will be required to provide a printout of incoming calls, which will indicate from which country called and the services of any operator used.
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Find the country from which the call was made, you can also manually using the printed reference edition. A similar reference can be bought in any bookstore. Country codes change infrequently, so the information is almost obsolete. This method of search is very time consuming as you will have to browse a large number of codes of countries and cities. In addition, in Russia it is registered more than 1300 codes operators in different regions. To choose the one you want will not be easy. Therefore, in order to identify the country by number better to use the above along with modern search.

Advice 5 : How to check your phone manufacturer

In the Russian market there are a large number of "gray" phones that have been illegally imported into the country. Such devices sometimes have problems with quality or is often adapted to operate in other networks. The manufacturer can be checked with a special IMEI or presence of certain markings on the case or packaging.
How to check your phone manufacturer
Instruction
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Enter on the numeric keyboard key combination "*#06#" in the mode of entering the telephone number. Will display a 15-digit number which is IMEI.
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Look at the 7 or 8 position. If this value is "02" or "20" it means that the phone is manufactured in the United Arab Emirates and is bad quality. If the numbers are "08" or "80", the producer is Germany. The numbers "01" or "10" indicates that the phone was made in Finland, and if the 7 and 8 positions of the entry number is "00", it means that the phone was assembled in the factory of the manufacturer, which is very good. Devices that contain this provision, the number "13" was produced in Azerbaijan and may threaten the user's health due to the extremely low quality.
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Look for a box of apparatus. There should not be any inscriptions with the names of foreign mobile operators (e.g. Orange or Vodafone). The box should be pasted logos ESAs and the PCT, are applied also under the battery of the device.
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Look at the list of languages supported by the phone. Must contain Russian language. The set shall be supplied fully translated manual, which is printed on quality paper.
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Warranty provides a service in certified service center and must be efficiently printed entirely in Russian. The coupon is applied the list of authorized STS that are present in major cities and regions.
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IMEI that is written on the sticker behind the battery must match the value that is displayed on the screen in the query result "*#06#".
Note
Each phone has its own set of accessories that are included in the bundle. The minimum possible set – camera, battery, charger and manual. Initially, the device must be separate from the battery.

Advice 6 : How to find out the manufacturer of mobile phone Nokia

Despite the fact that the manufacturer of the phone can be one, the country of Assembly can vary. This is due to the fact that branches located in different parts of the world.
How to find out the manufacturer of mobile phone Nokia
You will need
  • - your phone.
Instruction
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Turn off your mobile Nokia device, remove the battery from the battery compartment and verify the information on the service labels that are close to the SIM card of your phone. Find information about the producing country.
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Turn on the phone and in standby mode, enter the combination to obtain the imei-numbers. This is a special identifier, consisting of fifteen numeric digits. It is original for each mobile device and it has some information about the manufacturer.
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Look at the seventh and eighth number, if its value is 02, it means production of the country Emirates. This phone may well be bad quality. The numbers 08 and 80 mean that the producer is a factory in Germany, the phone can be very good quality. If these numbers, the value is 01 or 10, then the manufacturer is Finland. The best option of all is the value 00. This means that the phone is manufactured in original factory of the company Nokia. Phones produced in Azerbaijan, in contrast, can be very poor quality and will have value for the 7 and 8 numbers 13.
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When buying a phone , always check its ID if you want to buy the machine, designed for long service life. Do not buy mobile device production in Azerbaijan and the Emirates, as they very often return for marriage. Often they fail even before the expiry of the warranty period, what suggests a poor quality device.
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Give preference to Finnish and German assemblies, and best of all, the original factory, if you find any, they are rare, however, as Finnish. Also verify that the information in the Cola and the special label when buying a phone.
Useful advice
Do not peel off price stickers from devices.

Advice 7 : How to know what year the phone

Service information about your phone put in it and is available when you enter certain codes. It can also learn in other ways. How do you do it?
How to know what year the phone
You will need
  • phone;
  • documentation;
  • - access to the Internet.
Instruction
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Go to the official website of the manufacturer of your mobile phone. Look in the right section your model and review information regarding the year of its release. Samsung official website - http://www.samsung.com/ru/ Nokia - http://www.nokia.com/ru-ru/ Sony Ericsson http://www.sonyericsson.com/cws/home?cc=ru&lc=ru Siemens - http://www.siemens.com/entry/ru/ru, LG - http://www.lg.com/ru/. You can also obtain information about your phone model on special themed sites and forums.
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Enter in standby mode, your phone the service code *#0000# and wait for. While the screen displays the information you need. Please note that sometimes there can be written a completely different information with regards to software and not related to the release date of the phone; it all depends on the manufacturer.
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Enter in your phone combination for obtaining identification pjatnadtsatiminutnogo code IMEI - *#06#. Point your browser to the following web page: http://www.numberingplans.com/?page=analysis&sub=imeinr. Enter the displayed code in the appropriate entry form on the website, get the results with regards to your phone, and review the year. Here available and other information that may seem useful, for example, a country which was assembled of your mobile device, complete model name, and so on. If the ID of your phone was not found, most likely, you have it forged.
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Connect your phone to your computer and install the software that comes with it in the kit. It is possible that the utilities menu also includes information about the year of manufacture of your mobile device.
Useful advice
Don't lose your documents from your phone.

Advice 8 : How to determine the date of the phone release

If you know the release date of your phone, then you have an advantage: it can be profitable to sell. But to determine when your mobile is out, it is often not so simple.
How to determine the date of the phone release
Instruction
1
The easiest way to know the release date of the phone is to look at the documents to him. Find a warranty card or receipt. There will be mandatory indicate the number when you made this purchase.
2
If the documents are missing, do it the other way: dial the number *#0000#. On the screen appears the message. The first field is the phone model, the second version of this release, but then the date you need. But it is worth considering that if you did the firmware on your phone, after dialing the number will appear in the date when you made the update last time.
3
If you have a phone of Sony Ericsson, the release date to find easy. Open the back panel cover and remove the battery. On its surface, find the line which reads the number format 00W00 (e.g. 06W21 - 2006 21 weeks).
4
If you have a mobile brand Nokia, then to find the production date, proceed as follows: turn off the phone and remove the sim card. Then put it back in the nest. After restarting the phone, booted, will prompt you to enter the current date and time. You will see the date the default is release date your mobile.
5
If you have a smartphone, there is need to recruit a different team than the specified in the first step. In this case, you write *#06# and the screen will display the imei of your mobile, data which will contain the date of issue.
Note
If you got the sim card from the phone and rebooted it after this, then please note that when enabled, the program will show you the date, which means when your phone went on sale. Most likely this number will coincide with the release date (i.e. the year the same), but keep in mind that a month out of mobile may be different.

Advice 9 : How imei to know the country of origin

IMEI is a unique, unduplicated number assigned to each cellular subscriber device: phone, modem, etc. it is possible to find some data about the device, and if it is issued before 2003, and the country-manufacturer.
A mobile phone that was released before 2003. According to his IMEI to know the country of origin.
Instruction
1
First find out the IMEI number. For this, locate it on the sticker under the battery (if removable), directly on the housing (at the modem), on the packing box, instructions. Also, determine this number programmatically by going to the entering phone number mode (device without a keyboard) or leaving all the menus (the device with the keyboard) and typing USSD command *#06#. The rooms are defined by all of these methods must match, otherwise it is likely that you have a stolen camera.
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The IMEI number consists of fifteen digits. If the device is made before 1 January 2003, find the two: the seventh and eighth. This is the so - called FAC - Final assembly code, i.e., code of the countryin which final Assembly of the phone. To know the IMEI of the country in which manufactured the individual parts of the apparatus, including the main Board, is not possible. Also it is impossible to know this number and for what country of operation is intended a mobile phone or modem. If the unit manufactured after January 1, 2003 inclusive, to discover the IMEI, the country of origin not at all. In this case, six digits from the third to the eighth is the ID type, which previously held the numbers one through six. Information on the country of origin in it, so if forums ask a question like "what does FAC 03", waiting for the right answer to it is meaningless.
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If the device is released until 2003, has remained on these two figures to determine the country of origin of apparatus. Note that country codes used in bar codes, the FAC has nothing to do, especially because in the first case, codes are not always two-digit, and the second always. Thus, allowing to determine the country of origin by the first digit of the barcode will not help. The most common the following codes: 19, 40 - UK, 07, 08, 10, 70 - Finland, 20 - Germany, 80 - China, 67 - US 30 - South Korea. In other countries, including Hungary, to 2003 mobile devices almost did not make. If the device is released in 2003 and later, specify the country of origin on labels on the sticker under the battery housing, packing box, instructions, etc.
Note
Turn off the phone before removing the battery.
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