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

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How to recognize a brand new Samsung Galaxy S4?

Would you please let me know how to know how many hours my Samsung Galaxy S4 has been used? Is there a way to know if it's used or new?

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Unfortunately, there's no way to measure the hours that your Samsung Galaxy S4 has been used. You can view up time, which is the amount of time that your phone has been on since it was last turned off, but that's the only amount of time that your phone has been on that you can measure. To view up time:

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  • Open your Settings application.
  • Tap the General tab, or the tab that is in the upper right-hand corner of your display.
  • Scroll down and tap About device.
  • Tap Status.
  • Scroll down and find Up time.

If you bought your device from an authorized reseller, a big box store like Walmart or Best Buy, a carrier retail store (like an AT&T store), or directly from Samsung's web store, your device was not previously used unless they specifically stated that it is refurbished or used. You should always buy your devices from one of these sellers; if you buy from a shady website or from a friend, there could be a number of things wrong with the device, or you could be buying a used device even if they stated that it was new.

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My Galaxy Grand IMEI. No, isn't getting verified anywhere.

My Galaxy Grand IMEI. No, isn't getting verified anywhere.

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Use these Web sites:

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    This is an unofficial Web site, and it may show nothing.
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    This is an official extended warranty check, but it may be region-specific; so, you may need to search for your own region there.
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    Expand "MOBILE DEVICES" and click "LIVE CHAT". Tell the operator your IMEI to be checked.
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I want to know using IMEI number if my Samsung Galaxy Grand prime mobile is original or replica?

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Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 DUOS- doesn't have a timer icon to take selfies?

I am using Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 DUOS, I need to take selfies using this phone , but I can't set a delayed timer, that icon is missing ( 1 sec, 3 sec 10 sec etc) . How do I fix the problem? Regards, Sherly

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How to spot a refurbished phone?

I wanted to buy a brand new Samsung phone at a lower cost, but how would I know if it's refurbished or not, without opening the box? Just like iPhone, there is a site where you can check the serial code whether the phone is already used or not, are there any sites where I can check the Samsung phone? or same method like Apple? Please reply. Thank you!

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How to verify genuineness of Samsung grand 2 at home?

I got a cheap deal from a marketing company offering Samsung grand 2 at price Rs. 3500/- . how can I verify its genuineness at home when parcel come?

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I want to know if my Samsung Grand Neo plus is original or fake?

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Is my HP Samsung Duos original?

Is my HP Samsung Duos original

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What are the specs of the Galaxy Grand Neo?

Features, Specs, and Storage, please can you tell me

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How to know if Samsung Galaxy is clone, refurbished or Original?

Please tell me the method. How to know about S4 specifications. How to know if Samsung Galaxy S4 is Original or not?

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In Galaxy Grand 2, there are programs downloaded automatically?

There are programs downloaded automatically without my desire, whenever I delete, some of them came back and many others came and this is unbearable. Do you have a solution to stop them from attacking without asking me?

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I just want to know if these Samsung Duos phones are original Samsung as I have never heard of Samsung making dual SIM phone only those imitation manufacturers?

I just want to know if these Samsung Duos phones are original Samsung as I have never heard of Samsung making dual SIM phone only those imitation manufacturers. I have tried: I tried nothing. I think it was caused by: No problems yet though

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Hellow sir . I am unable to check whether my S4 is refurbished or not?

Hellow sir . I am unable to check whether my S4 is refurbished or not ?

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When we say that the Samsung Galaxy note 1 is made from Vietnam by Samsung we can consider it as original, Sir ? or as fake?

I already have a Samsung note 1 but I doubt if it is an original or fake , I hope you can help me, thank you

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