IMEI number is a very important piece of information on your deice which is a short form of International Mobile Equipment identity number and it is used to identify your mobile phone in the international mobile market. IMEI number is very important and can be used for many purposes like tracing your lost nokia x, x+ or xl mobile phone, if you have the imei number then the police can trace your device location using the imei number.
It is also used by network providers to create a list and classifiy mobile phones based on their use into White list, grey list and black list which is used to either block or give restricted permissions to use the mobile phone. IMEI number is also used to restrict certain apps etc on your device depending on the location which is tracked by using the imei number.
So it is always important to note down the imei number of your device when oyu ahve first bought it. The imei number will be written down on your bill which should be kept with you always in case of theft or when you loose your phone.
How to check or get IMEI number of Nokia X, X+ and XL android smartphones:
On the Bill:
IMEI number is always written down on the bill you get while purchasing the device from a store.
So you can get the imei number from this which will be a 15 digit number
Make sure you always have this bill with you with the imei number on it as it will be the only thing useful to help identify that you are the owner in case your phone gets stolen.
Dial a Code to get IMEI number:
You can simply dial a 5 digit code on your device keypad to get the imei number instantly
Launch your keypad on your nokia x, x+ or xl device and Dial: *#06#
And the imei number will be instantly pop up in a window which can be noted down
Check on Box:
Your device IMEI number will be written on the box it comes packed in
The imei number will be written where the price and the manufactured date will be written on the back side of the box
You can always check the number on it and note it down or store the box for authencity and to knwo that you are the owner of the device.
Check in About:
You can check in the about device section of your device
Go to settings -> scroll to find the about device icon and tap on it and you can get the timei number description there
You can use any of tha boce mentioned tips to get your device imei number but make sure that you note down the number somewhere safe of store your bill and box safely as those are the things which will be useful in tracking your device or atleast disablign it in case of theft or if it gets stolen.