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How to Find the Serial Number on iPhone


The serial number, which is printed on the back of every iPhone, is the only way to identify the particular model of iPhone that a user possesses. If you want to sell your iPhone, get it serviced, or unlock it through your carrier, you will likely need to know the unique serial number associated with it.

It is not difficult to find, but the method that you use to identify the serial number on your iPhone will differ depending on the model of iPhone that you have and whether or not you are able to turn the device on.

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How to Find the Serial Number on any iPhone

The following guidelines will guide you to the location of the serial number on any model of iPhone released after the iPhone 5:

1. Start the application, then go to the Settings menu.

2. From the menu, pick “General,” and then from the “About” option, select “About.”

3. The website’s About page ought to include the serial number in its header. You can create a copy of it by tapping and holding the serial number until the “Copy” option appears, and then selecting that option when it does. This will allow you to make a copy of it.

If you have an iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, or iPhone 4S, the serial number is located on the SIM tray. If you have one of these devices, you can find the serial number there. By reading the article on our website that describes how to remove the SIM card from your iPhone, you will be able to learn how to reach the SIM card tray.

If you still have an iPhone that is even older than that, the serial number is imprinted on the back of the device, making it easy to locate.

How to Find an  iPhone’s serial number if you don’t have your phone or it won’t turn on

There are a few other ways to locate the serial number of your phone, in case you are unable to locate it using the method that is the most obvious and straightforward, which is to look on the phone itself.

If you still have the product in its original packing, the serial number can be found on the barcode sticker that is affixed to the top of the box. If you don’t have the box, you can access it using a web browser by heading to the URL associated with your Apple ID.

1. Open a web browser and navigate to the website.

2. Navigate to the Devices section of your Apple ID page and locate the iPhone for which you require the serial number.

3. Select the device by clicking on its icon. The pop-up window will display the serial number for you to view. You can send a text message or email with this number by copying and pasting it.

How to find an iPhone’s serial number on another Apple device

If you have another Apple device, such as a Mac or iPad, that is connected to the same Apple ID as your iPhone, you can also use that device to locate the serial number that is associated with your iPhone.

1. On the other smartphone, launch the app for configuring the settings.

2. Select your name from the menu that appears at the top of the screen.

3. Navigate to the list of additional devices that are connected to your Apple ID by scrolling down.

4. Select the iPhone from the list of available devices. You will see information pertaining to that phone, including the serial number of the device.