Advice 1: 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
1
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.
2
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.
3
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.
4
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.
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Don't lose your documents from your phone.

Advice 2: 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
1
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.
2
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.
3
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.
4
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.
5
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.
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