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Determine Fake vs. Real Iphone

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Find Difference between an original S5 and a fake?

I have recently purchased a Samsung Galaxy S5. I feel confused; I don't know whether I have a genuine or a cloned phone. How can I make sure that my phone is an original?

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When purchasing any new phone or tablet, it's always important to buy from an established and official retail store. When you do this, your Samsung Galaxy S5 is guaranteed to be genuine if it isn't, you can always exchange it with your receipt.

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If you decide to try and save a few dollars, you should be wary of vendors selling cloned phones. Often you will not be able to exchange a phone bought through such a store, and many times the vendor might not even be there weeks or months later, leaving you to solve any problems that may come up.

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However, there are number of ways you can check your device, no matter where you purchased it. The best and most accurate way is the Samsung Kies program. If you haven't used this program before, follow these steps to install and use it one your PC:

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    On your PC desktop, launch a web browser.
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    Scroll down to the 'Download' section.
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    Click on the 'Kies 3' button, in order to proceed.
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    Wait for the Kies setup to download.
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    Once the setup is downloaded, open it.
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    Follow the setup instructions to install Kies on your PC.
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    When the installation process is completed, open the program.
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    Plug your GS5 into the PC.
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    Wait for the program to recognize your device.
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    If Kies identifies your phone, it's 100% genuine.
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    If it doesn't recognize, your Galaxy S5 is probably a clone.
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You can learn more about other methods of spotting a cloned Galaxy phone in our main article. You can read this article by clicking on the title of this Q&A page, or the link below the article summary.

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How to differentiate between real and fake iPhone if I am buying a 2nd hand?

I want to buy a second hand apple iPhone but I don't know how to know whether it's real or fake. Can you tell me any unique thing that real iPhone have but fake doesn't.

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I just bought a second hand, but I'm not sure if it is original or fake

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What is the difference between a copy iPhone 6 and original one?

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I am thinking of buying a second hand I phone?

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How to determine fake Samsung S5 and real Samsung S5?

My auntie wants to buy me next year a Samsung S5, how do I determine if it is real or fake?

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iPhone 6s check whether it is real or fake product?

I purchased an iPhone 6s its serial number is C39NJ548G5MQ. I'm not getting whether it is genuine or fake.. can you please help me to know the phone status?

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