It is necessary to determine the IMEI – the unique identification number for your cellular phone consisting of 15 digits. It is contained in the firmware and installed during production at the factory.Dial on the keypad in the standby mode of the device *#06#
Number will display on the screen, for example, 351539006764155
Somewhere rewrite your sequence of numbers.
Turn the phone off and open the battery compartment of the device, remove the battery, locate the enclosure underneath the sticker. There will be the same IMEI.
Compare this number with the one copied from the screen. If they match, then most likely the phone is not fake. However, this does not guarantee the legitimacy of its sales in Russia.
Check as well with numbers on the package, if it survived, and with the number specified in the warranty card. They must be the same. Brand devices in Nokia stores (or the official representatives of the company) are supplied with a twelve month warranty blue sticker on the lid or on the box.
Now let's check out the area of the legality of the sale, that is where they should sell this unit. You will need Internet access, so set it connection. If access cannot be obtained, go to paragraph 9 of this instruction.
Run the browser in the input string ' type
Then press Enter. You will see the form of a query consisting of a single field to indicate the IMEI under the heading "Enter IMEI number below".
Enter your 15 digits and press Enter, either at the end of a field left click the mouse on the button "analyse". Will display summary information.
Check with your phone model name in the field "Mobile Equipment Type" and "Primary Market" will indicate the region of sale. For example, it will be Europe (Europe) for IMEI 351539006764155
Check IMEI of your device with information from the hotline of the Russian representative office of Nokia. To do this, call the toll free number 8 200 700 2222, tell the operator 15 digits. If I say, that this IMEI is not listed in the database, it is not branded Nokia.