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This is how you can tell if the phone you want to buy, whether new or used, has been stolen or not.


Buying a used mobile phone or a good option to get a good phone at a lower price than the original price. However, you should take a series of precautions before doing so, so you can end up with a stolen mobile phone in your hands.

There is a very simple process you can perform to see if your next mobile phone you want to buy is stolen or not. Obviously, no one wants to be deceived when buying a device with these features, and no one wants to lose money when buying such a thing. Therefore, it is better to check the source of the mobile phone before starting to buy it e. Let's see how we do it.

When you may search the Internet, you find used phones look perfect, but to avoid getting into illegal problems if it is confirmed to be stolen, it is better to check the authenticity and legitimacy of the device before buying it.

Although you may think this is somewhat complicated, it is not, because there is a procedure that allows you to access a database where you can check whether the phone you are buying has been stolen or not.

It is an international numbering plan database specializing in worldwide communications numbering plans. This organization has many free services for personal use and online, including consulting your mobile phone IMEI number to see if it appears on the blacklists of stolen phones.

To verify the legitimacy through IMEI, obviously, you will need an IMEI for the phone you will buy. If you do not have prior access to the smartphone itself, you must ask the seller for documents to verify this information. If the seller is trustworthy, he will agree to give you the IMEI number without any problem.

Once you have the IMEI number for the mobile phone you will buy, you should follow these steps to check whether it has been stolen:

- Enter International Numbering Plans via: Link

. Enter the Mobile IMEI number you will buy in the text field and click "analyze."

- International numbering plans will tell you in a few seconds whether everything is right. As you can see in the next screenshot, the website confirmed that the IMEI we entered looks true, but it does not contain information about the selected phone. If you want, you can manually add the information so that it appears in the database.

 If you steal the mobile phone you will buy, the site will immediately let you know that the phone's condition is incorrect. Thus, you can avoid such a purchase and escape from future problems.

Remember that it is always important to buy from reliable used stores, which have opinions from many users, and they send you all smartphone documents without difficulties. So you can buy your next mobile phone and enjoy it with complete peace of mind.