Following the global Galaxy Note 7 recall, in the market, there are two types of Galaxy Note 7 devices: Galaxy Note 7 to be returned (but the owners have not done so) and the safe Galaxy Note 7 devices (with a safe Galaxy Note 7 battery).
For your own safety, you should make sure your Galaxy Note 7 now has a safe battery inside. If the battery is not safe, you should return the phone to local Samsung office.
Do not risk your safety.
This guide shows you various methods to check whether you have a safe Galaxy Note 7 battery in your Note7.
Method 1: use IMEI number to check whether you have a safe Galaxy Note 7 battery
You can use the IMEI number (which is unique for each mobile device) of your Galaxy Note 7 to check whether the Galaxy Note 7 battery is safe or not.
For dual SIM models, there are two IMEI number. Normally, you just use the IMEI number for SIM card slot 1.
You can find out your Galaxy Note 7’s IMEI number in any of the following 4 ways:
- Outside Galaxy Note 7 box. Outside of the box, the IMEI number usually is usually printed in a white label.
- Inside Galaxy Note 7 box. Inside the Galaxy Note 7 box, there are some sticks. Some of them are for IMEI numbers.
- Back of Galaxy Note 7 device. IMEI number is always printed in the back of your Galaxy Note 7 near the main antenna area. You can find the tiny characters under CE0168 or something similar. Anyway, the characters are always small! The IMEI number is sectioned by “/”. You need the whole string, then remove the “/”.
- In Galaxy Note 7. In your Galaxy Note 7, you can find IMEI number in Settings — About device — Status — IMEI information.
You can use any of the above-mentioned 4 methods to get the Galaxy Note 7 IMEI number. If you are not sure, you can always visit local Samsung service center or carrier’s store to get the …
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