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

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How do I know if the cellphone is an original Samsung?

I want to know if my phone is fake

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    Battery
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    First of all, you can test its battery. A fake battery can be an oblique sign of the phone being fake, but it never guarantees that. To spot whether the battery is fake, follow our tutorial on how to identify a genuine Samsung battery and the tutorial by Samsung.
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    IMEI
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    Tap on "Settings", "More", "About phone", and "Status". You will obtain an IMEI code. Turn off your phone and take out the battery to find another IMEI. They should match. A mismatch is a sign of the phone that has been meddled with.
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  3. 3
    Obtain another phone that you are sure that is original
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    Compare the USB connectors. They must be the same.
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  4. 4
    Samsung can boast great camera photos
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    If you are not satisfied with them, it is an indirect sign of a fake phone.
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  5. 5
    USSD
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    Samsung phones should always respond to harmless USSD request on status. These will not modify your phone in any way. It is safe to dial them from the phone.
    • *#1234#
    • *#32489#
    • *#197328640#
    • *#0*#
    • *#12580369#
    • *#232337#
    • *#0228#
    • *#232331#
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  6. 6
    You have to find your exact phone model (for example, S4) and find specifications for it online
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    They should be the exact match for your phone.
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    Of course, follow the article tips as well.
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  8. 8
    The price
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    If you buy it off street or online vendors, the price may seem very appealing. However, you will pay for a clone.
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  9. 9
    Some countries are introducing compulsory or random checks at the customs
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    If the phone is fake, you live in such a country, and you have ordered it from abroad, the buyer and seller will be notified about it. You can check your local customs laws.
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