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

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How do I tell if a Samsung S5 is real or fake?

How do I tell if it is real or fake, can you do that by using the IMEI #

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There is no site from Samsung to tell if a phone is real or cloned, however, you can use Samsung Kies to check. Otherwise, no third party site has the capability of providing this information. This means that you will need to either physically take your Samsung Galaxy S5 into an authorized shop to be certain that it is a genuine Samsung phone. That said, if you would like to confirm that the various components of your phone are authentic, you can use the main article, available by clicking the link at the top of this page, or by following the link at the ed of the article intro provided below. Entering these codes into a phone will allow you to confirm that the components are real, in which case you can surmise that the phone is genuine. Clones don't use the same parts as an original, which is why they cost so much less, and usually have problems or stop working.

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I think my Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 is fake?

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How to identify between fake and original battery?

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How to find out if my Samsung mobile is original?

Model Samsung star pro GT-S7262

These days it is very hard to identify a cloned phone from an original. However if you compare a genuine and a cloned Samsung phone, you can see the following differences:

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    Often a cloned phone comes with a low quality screen; it means that the screen is not as bright as the genuine screen.
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    Most cloned phones are very cheap or they come with an unrealistic discount.
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    On a fake Samsung phone, many of sensors are missing.
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    Usually cloned phones are made of cheap and bad quality materials.
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    Buttons on a fake Samsung phone are not in the same spot as on an original phone.
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Beside these physical differences, you can also make sure 100% your phone is a genuine or a fake by using the Samsung Kies program.

Just follow the steps below to install this great program and use it to identify your Samsung Star pro GT-S7262:

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    Turn on your PC.
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    On the desktop, open a web browser.
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    Once you reach the website, scroll down to the 'Download' section.
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    Click on 'Kies 2,6' to download the program.
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    When the downloading process is completed, open the setup.
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    Follow the instructions on the setup to install Kies on your computer.
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    Once the program is installed, launch it.
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    Plug your phone into the PC.
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    Wait for Kies to recognize your device.
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    If the program identifies your phone, it's 100% genuine.
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    If it's not recognizing your device, unfortunately, it's probably a clone.
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You can read the main article to learn more about the differences between a genuine and a cloned Samsung phone. In order to reach the main guide, click on the title of this page or the link following the article summary.

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

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Hi, I am trying to buy HTC 826q in seconds which is one month old?

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Going to buy an HTC one 801e. Need to check it by IMEI and serial number, what I should do?

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