Q&A from the article:

Identify a Genuine/Original Versus a Fake/Cloned Samsung Galaxy Phone

Edited by haroldzen, Jacob, Eng, bisconsultant and 9 others

Questions and Answers

Can I use the IMEI to find the correct MAC?

I'm pretty sure the Tablet is authentic, but the MAC has been changed. Why would this be done?

Ad

The IMEI code will only verify whether your Tablet is genuine or a fake. The IMEI number also know as The International Mobile Equipment Identity is a number unique for every device, which can be displayed on your device by dialing the *#06# in your dial pad. You can verify this code on the IMEI website, which can be accessed from every web browser.

Was this helpful? Yes | No

A MAC address, also known as 'Media Access Control' address, can be found in your Android Tablet settings. The two are not related, and your MAC address does not ever change, because it is a hardware setting unique to your device. However, it is possible that you have changed networks, in which case the network device you are connecting to may have a different MAC address, again, unique to each network device.

Was this helpful? Yes | No

In order to find your MAC address, follow the steps below on your Android Tablet:

  1. 1
    On your home screen, touch the 'Apps' icon.
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No
  2. 2
    Go to the device 'Settings'.
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No
  3. 3
    Turn on your WiFi.
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No
  4. 4
    Now on the 'Settings' main menu, tap on the 'About Device' option.
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No
  5. 5
    Select 'Status'.
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No
  6. 6
    You should now be able to see the 'WiFi MAC address'.
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No

If you have any other questions, we'll be happy to help you, just let us know in the Q&A section below.

How can I tell if my LG VU 2 WAS GENUINE , THANKS?

How can I tell if my LG VU 2 WAS GENUINE , THANKS

Advertisement

VisiHow QnA. This section is not written yet. Want to join in? Click EDIT to write this answer.

My daughter has an I phone 6 she had logged into a but hub I have the IMEI number but require the mac address of the but hub, is that possible?

IMEI number I have I require the mac code. I have tried: Nothing yet. I think it was caused by: My ex-girlfriend's mac address and not being able to locate my daughter's phone I've tried accessing the hub from my sky but only shows connected devices

Was this helpful? Yes | No
Advertisement

VisiHow QnA. This section is not written yet. Want to join in? Click EDIT to write this answer.

About a phone that it is 100 percent genuine and authorized?

I want to know all the possible ways to decide of a phone being genuine and perfect.

VisiHow QnA. This section is not written yet. Want to join in? Click EDIT to write this answer.

More questions and answers on this topic can be found here: What is the code to prove an original phone

The above questions are from the following wiki...
Identify a Genuine/Original Versus a Fake/Cloned Samsung Galaxy Phone
More questions and answers

Trying to find info about a mini iPad that was stolen?

All the paperwork was stolen with it as it new and in the bag. I think I know who has it. If I can locate a MAC or the IMEI from Apple, is there a way to see it on their home or cell network? Just trying to find my property in a different way. I have tried: Police, useless unless you have a video of the person stealing your property. I think it was caused by: A disturbed ex wife broke into my house and stole about in the property.

Was this helpful? Yes | No

VisiHow QnA. This section is not written yet. Want to join in? Click EDIT to write this answer.

If you have problems with any of the steps in this article, please post in the comments section below.

Comments

VisiHow welcomes all comments. If you do not want to be anonymous, register or log in. It is free.

Article Info

Categories : Tech

Recent edits by: Alma, JR, blaiso2035

Share this Article:

Thanks to all authors for creating a page that has been read 7,794 times.