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Discussion in 'Android Help' started by Android Question, Dec 20, 2013.

  1. Android Question

    Thread Starter

    hi there strangers

    i purchased a phone, Samsung galaxy ace, some time in the last 2 years and have lost my receipt and now the phone is playing up, so i need to find out the purchase date 4 the phone (e.g using the phone serial number or in the phone info or anything and anyway); does anyone know how to do that?

    much thanks in advance.

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  2. Hadron

    Hadron Smoke me a kipper...
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    Hmm. The phone's serial number won't by itself tell you when you bought it, though it might tell you what month it was made (which might be a couple of months earlier). The best bet might be to see whether the shop/network you bought it from has a record of the purchase.

    If you ordered it online you'll probably have emails confirming the order, unless you deleted them.
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  3. doniago

    doniago Android Enthusiast

    I would think your carrier might be able to tell you (possibly online) when you activated the phone. At least, that's how it's worked for me via Verizon.
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