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PTA To Block Unverified IMEI Mobile Phones

After October 20, the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) will obstruct every single cell phone whose International Mobile Equipment Identity (IMEI) number isn’t enrolled with it.

The IMEI is an extraordinary code given to your versatile by its creator simply like a vehicle recognizable proof number. The legislature will utilize this number to recognize legitimate telephones on a system (like Jazz, Telenor or Zong for instance) and square the handset's entrance to the system.

Fundamentally, if the PTA hinders your cell phone’s IMEI number, you can't utilize it to get to any portable system in Pakistan and your telephone won't have the capacity to make or get calls.

The PTA isn't obstructing any cell phone, or, in other words presently till October 20. This incorporates those you bring from abroad or get as endowments from your ostracize loved ones. Be that as it may, after October 20 it will take activities against those discovered rebellious (unregistered) with the PTA.

Procedure to Check IMEI

  • From Device packaging/box
  • From Device (under battery)
  • By dialing *#06# USSD command

Procedure to Verify IMEI

Nabahat Shanza

Nabahat Shanza is a professional content writer for iTechHut. Her articles are also published on other sites as a guest blogger. She has a command to write on technology, mobile technology, call center technology, customer services, social issues and many more. In her free times, she writes literature and literary stories of Urdu and English. She is also volunteering for YAROH Welfare Organization, Lahore, Pakistan.