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

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How to know whether Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 is genuine?

I went online and purchased a Samsung Galaxy Grand 2. Seal was broken. No bill provided. IMEI check results in invalid IMEI. Other functions are doing well.

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Go to your phone application and type these codes in.

  • SW Version, PDA, CSC and Modem - *#1234#
  • SW & HW Info - *#12580369#
  • Test mode - *#0*#
  • Service Mode - *#197328640#
  • ADC Reading - *#0228#
  • Bluetooth Test Mode - *#232331#
  • Bluetooth Address - *#232337#
  • Ciphering Information - *#32489#
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If these codes don't work, call Samsung and give them your serial number. If they can't find the serial number, then you have a fake phone. Tell the Samsung representative your information, including where you bought the device from, so they can take the proper steps to eliminate the fake phone manufacturer.

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For future phone purchases, make sure to buy from a reputable source: carrier stores, Walmart, Best Buy, and Newegg will never sell you a fake product.

My Samsung S2 phone have IMEI number 7th and 8th digit 05. Which category? I want to know?

My Samsung S2 phone have IMEI number 7th and 8th digit 05. Which category? I want to know

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That means your phone was manufactured in Brazil, the US or Finland.

How can I identify Samsung E5. I feel it is not a genuine one. Please help me to identify, your reply is highly appreciated?

I feel it is not a genuine one. Please help me to identify. Your reply is highly appreciated

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The Samsung E5 has a stunning AMOLED display. First thing you will want to do is look at that display and then check the phone specs. Compare them to what you printed or wrote down from Samsung's website.

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I purchased a Samsung A700 yesterday. I want to know if the product is genuine or not. SM HZWDSEK 7000?

I purchased a Samsung A700 yesterday. I want to know if the product is genuine or not. SM HZWDSEK 7000

The phone has a full metal body. If you feel a plastic backing then this will be your first clue that is it fake.

More questions and answers on this topic can be found here: Genuine or refurbished. How can I distinguish between genuine or refurbished Galaxy S5

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