Buying used smartphone is the good way to save the money. Always such deal’s are not straight forward as we have thought because the smartphone you are buying can be someone’s stolen or lost phone. And  you don’t want to buy the stolen phone right? The seller might not be the original owner of the smartphone and for you the stolen phone does not work as it used to be. Well, with this new tool you can easily check, whether the phone is stolen or lost.


The specialized U.S. wireless communications industry have launched the tool called Stolen Phone Checker through CTIA. It enables the second hand smartphone buyer to check wheather the phone is stolen or lost. Stolen Phone Checker use IMEI/MEID/ESN number (Unique number that is assign to each phone) to check and get the report of device status using data from GSMA Device Check Service.


IMEI/MEID/ESN  number location differs with variety of device. One can find or locate the IMEI/MEID/ESN number behind the phone or somewhere in the settings or by dialing *#06#.


With this tool it is hard for scammers to trap buyers. This tool is not the first but third-party tools like Swappais also available, whereas big carriers have their own. It is good to check this site first before buying any used phone. Raise awareness by sharing and help your colleagues from becoming the victim.

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