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Can Mobile IMEI and Serial No provide access?

Discussion in 'Android Help' started by Air Planet, Nov 14, 2020.

  1. Air Planet

    Air Planet Newbie
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    Can Mobile IMEI or Serial No or together IMEI and Serial No provide access/hacked of mobile activities, apps, data and what we are watching and doing etc?
     



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  2. Hadron

    Hadron Smoke me a kipper...
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    No.

    Someone reprogramming a phone with your IMEI can cause you problems (e.g. getting the IMEI blacklisted, which will stop your phone working as well as theirs), which is why you don't post it online. But the urban myth that knowing a phone's IMEI gives you special power over it is just that, a myth.
     
    #2 Hadron, Nov 14, 2020
    Last edited: Nov 14, 2020
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  3. Air Planet

    Air Planet Newbie
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    Only just IMEI or Serial No cant provide these access or together IMEI and Serial no cant provide these access?
     
  4. ocnbrze

    ocnbrze DON'T PANIC!!!!!!!!!

    neither will have any impact on hacking. just the imei, a person can clone a phone and use up your data plan and minutes, but they will not be able to get any personal data.

    here is some info on imei:
    What to understand about IMEI
     
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