In the past decade, technology has developed to a great extent and a great amount of advancement is seen in the mobile industry, such that it has revolutionized the way developers work today when compared to a few years back. Today we can see variants of models of mobiles popping out now and then. But most of the users are unaware of the fact that from where their mighty the electronic device has originated.

And to help you out in that case, we have provided you with some easy steps to follow and update yourself with this information about your Samsung device by using its IMEI number.

But before that let us understand, what is an IMEI number?

IMEI stands for International Mobile Equipment Identity, it is a fifteen (15) digit code that is given to each mobile device as its international identity. Also if you have a dual-sim device, you will have two IMEIs for your device. This number can be used to know various information about your mobile devices, such as brand, model, manufacturing date, manufacturing country, and etcetera.

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Method: 1 [Using IMEI Hack]

FINDING Manufacturing DATE:

Some of the examples are provided here:

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Method: 1 [Using IMEI Hack]

To know the origin of your Samsung device is finding the IMEI number of your device and are various ways available to know the IMEI number of your device. They are enlisted below:

STEP 1: Enter** *#06#** on your mobile phone’s calling keypad and without pressing the call button, the IMEI number will appear on your device’s screen within milliseconds.

## FINDING Manufacturing DATE**:**

The silver sticker present on the backside of your device, under the battery placement site. (If you can open your device)

Check the sticker on the box your phone, in which it arrived or you’ve bought it.

In the about section of settings of your phone.

STEP 2: Count your unique 15 digit IMEI code from its left side.

STEP 3: Note down the 7th and 8th digits of your identification number from its left side. These are your key to know the origin of your Samsung device.

## Some of the examples are provided here:

**For eg:** If, the 7th and 8thnumbers of the IEMI number of your device are 0 and 4, respectively, then the country of origin of your device id China.

Some of the examples are enlisted below:

- If 7th and 8the digits of the IMEI are 01/10/11, then the origin country is Finland.

If 7th and 8the digits of the IMEI are 02/ 20, then the origin country is UAE/ India.

If 7th and 8the digits of the IMEI are 03/ 30, then the origin country is China.

If 7th and 8the digits of the IMEI are 04/ 40, then the origin country is China.

If 7th and 8the digits of the IMEI are 05/ 50, then the origin country isBrazil/USA/Finland.- If 7th and 8the digits of the IMEI are 06/ 60, then the origin country is Mexico/ Hong Kong/ China.

If 7th and 8the digits of the IMEI are 08/ 80, then the origin country is Germany/China.

If 7th and 8the digits of the IMEI are 13/ 31, then the origin country is Azerbaijan.

If 7th and 8the digits of the IMEI are 00, then the origin is from Original Factory.

If 7th and 8the digits of the IMEI are 07/ 70, then the origin country is Germany/Finland.

If 7th and 8the digits of the IMEI are 41/ 44, then the origin country is the UK.

If 7th and 8the digits of the IMEI are 91/ 71, then the origin country is Finland/Malaysia.

If 7th and 8the digits of the IMEI are 18/ 81, then the origin country is Singapore/China.

If 7th and 8the digits of the IMEI are 67, then the origin country is the USA.

Techbosspro’s Take:

Now, you can find the origin country of your device easily by following these easy steps. Hope, you were able to quench the thirst of your curiosity. Come back here, to find more about your device.