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Government launches portal that will help you track your lost phone: How it works
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Government launches portal that will help you track your lost phone: How it works

If your phone is lost or gets stolen, the CEIR website will allow you to file an official complaint online.

Indian OEMs including Micromax, Lava blame GSMA for favouring Chinese phone makers
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Indian OEMs including Micromax, Lava blame GSMA for favouring Chinese phone makers

GSMA is the international trade body which allocates a part of the IMEI numbers to all devices.

OnePlus to scale back efforts of collecting user-data without permission
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OnePlus to scale back efforts of collecting user-data without permission

Many handset makers routinely collect some information on how users are using their devices.

Department of Telecom makes IMEI tampering a punishable offence that can attract a 3 year jail term
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Department of Telecom makes IMEI tampering a punishable offence that can attract a 3 year jail term

The move will help curb issues pertaining to fake IMEI numbers and also ease tracking of lost mobile phones.

BLU phones back on sale on Amazon, BLU claims reports of data breaches were a
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BLU phones back on sale on Amazon, BLU claims reports of data breaches were a "false alarm"

Accepting its fault, BLU pledged to not repeat the same mistake, and the phones were on sale again.

Over 700 mobile phones recovered from IMEI code changing gang in Ghaziabad
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Over 700 mobile phones recovered from IMEI code changing gang in Ghaziabad

Except Apple and Blackberry, the gang was successful in changing the IMEI codes of all mobile phones.

DOT plans central registry of IMEI numbers to tackle cell phone theft and counterfeit devices
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DOT plans central registry of IMEI numbers to tackle cell phone theft and counterfeit devices

Initially, there will be a six month pilot program by the Pune team of BSNL, which will then be extended to other operators in Maharashtra.

DoT to make tracking lost phones easier by formulating harsher rules for tampering of IMEI codes
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DoT to make tracking lost phones easier by formulating harsher rules for tampering of IMEI codes

The International Mobile Equipment Identity Number (IMEI) helps security agencies in tracking mobile phones as well as calls made from them.

Cracking the IMEI: Here is why the unique identity number of your phone is crucial
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Cracking the IMEI: Here is why the unique identity number of your phone is crucial

The IMEI number can be used by mobile networks to identify valid devices and even remotely block a stolen phone from accessing that network.

Security firm reveals Android smartphones in US sending personal data to China
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Security firm reveals Android smartphones in US sending personal data to China

US security firm Kryptowire has identified Android smartphones with a "backdoor" software in the country that collected sensitive personal data and transmitted this data to third-party servers in China without disclosure or the users' consent.

Shipment of 7200 units for OnePlus 3 enter India, declared price is Rs 22,798 and Mods?
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Shipment of 7200 units for OnePlus 3 enter India, declared price is Rs 22,798 and Mods?

As the OnePlus 3 launch closes on, the anticipation regarding the newest flagship by OnePlus reaches unprecedented levels.

Government bans mobile phones with duplicate, fake IMEI numbers
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Government bans mobile phones with duplicate, fake IMEI numbers

Government has prohibited imports of all kind of mobile handsets with fake or duplicate unique identity numbers, a move that will help security agencies in tracking callers using different sim cards.

Ban imports of mobiles with fake IMEI: Trai to Commerce ministry
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Ban imports of mobiles with fake IMEI: Trai to Commerce ministry

Telecom regulator Trai is planning to approach the Commerce and Industry Ministry to ban imports of mobile phones carrying unauthentic unique IMEI identification number, which helps authorities track users.

Ban imports of mobiles with fake IMEI: Trai to Commerce ministry
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Ban imports of mobiles with fake IMEI: Trai to Commerce ministry

Telecom regulator Trai is planning to approach the Commerce and Industry Ministry to ban imports of mobile phones carrying unauthentic unique IMEI identification number, which helps authorities track users.

Are Chinese Phones Really Banned?
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Are Chinese Phones Really Banned?

IMEI numbers have caused a paradigm shift in the cheap mobiles market. Really?

Spice Mobiles Issues Advisory on IMEI Numbers
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Spice Mobiles Issues Advisory on IMEI Numbers

Spice Mobiles has issued an advisory to reassure its customers that their handsets carry a genuine IMEI number and is a registered member of the ICA.

Mobile Phones Without IMEI Numbers Blocked
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Mobile Phones Without IMEI Numbers Blocked

Mobile phones in India that do not have IMEI numbers have been blocked.

Website for Registering IMEI Numbers
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Website for Registering IMEI Numbers

Read on to find out where you can register your IMEI numbers.