How to Restore IMEI Number of Android, Recover Lost IMEI

Hey There, Today i going to tell you that how to Restore IMEI no in Android Devices,
First of all you need to know that when you could lost your phone's IMEI ! How to Verify whether IMEI is working or Lost,

i am going to Explain 3 Methods over here to Get back Your Lost IMEI, you will have to try from these, i am pretty sure that one of then surely work for You.

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here is the steps to restore lost imei number on android devices

When you lost your imei your android will not support for your SIM Card that means you can't make or receive calls, you will not be able to see the Network on your device, this is because of some times you trying to Flash Custom ROMs on your Device it can cause you in this trouble.

Steps To Restore/Recover IMEI No on Android
Now Move on to Recovering it or Restoring for getting sim Signals on your device.
First find your Default IMEI no this will be on your purchase bill or just remove your phone's battery you can find it over there and for Dual sim phone there will be Two IMEI respectively. just note down them on a Paper or anywhere.

Method 1 :-

 The 1st method which i am going to tell you, as i found this working as well on a MediaTek SoCs, You just need a Rooted Device to Get Back your Lost IMEI on Android,
Just Download This App From Here, and Open it then just Put Your Both, or Single IMEI (Depends on Your Device) and Just Click on Apply New IMEIs, thats it, just Restart Your Device and You will find Your Device is Connected to the Network, i Personally Found this Really helpful and easy Way.

Video Tutorial For Method 1: 

Rooting Guide for Redmi 2

Method 2 :-

Just dial *#*#3646633#*#* on your dial pad to go to the Engineer Mode (it may not work for some devices) you can also download MTK Engineer Mode App From Play store by following this Link,  just connect your phone to Wifi and Download this App for the next step. (App and Dial pad both will work in the same way)

Okey Now Open the the MTK Engineer mode app and swipe left side to go into Connectivity.
In the Connectivity click on the CDS information. 

engineer mode in android

                                         And then Tap on the Radio information.

radio information

Then you will be able to see Phone 1 and Phone 2 (if you have a Dual Sim Phone)

Just click on Phone 1 first. then enter the Command as AT +EGMR=1,7,"your first imei" (Put a Space between AT and +, Like AT +EGMR=1,10,"your imei") and then tap on SEND AT COMMAND it will show you that command sent,

install imei on android

Now press back button and Tap on Phone 2 (if you have a Dual Sim phone) and Type AT +EGMR=1,10,"second imei" and tap on send at command.
Now Just Restart you device and enjoy now Sim Card will Display the Network in the status bar.
You can see your IMEI by pressing *#06#

Method 3 :-

if not successful with the above method, just try this, you need a PC and the phone should be Rooted to use this method. so if your phone is not Rooted then first root that device and follow the steps.

Download Mobile Uncle IMEI Write Tool for MTK devices on your PC : Use This Link
unzip it and Run the MTK IMEI exe, dont be afraid if you see other language on this tool.
After running you will see command type window, just press Y,
now it will ask you to enter the first IMEI no, just enter here your first IMEI no, then press enter.
now enter the second IMEI and press enter and then it will save a file named IMEI.bak
Just copy that file and paste it on Your phone's internal memory.

Now Download a tool called Mobile Uncle MTK Tool.apk on your Android Device and launch that tool,
Now you can see there is an option IMEI Backup Restore (MTK) Click on that.
Now it will show the four options, if you put the IMEI.bak file on the Internal storage then just press on the third option, or you can read there on which option its showing BakUpDate: type option just click on that and thats all it will Restore Your IMEI on Mediatek Device.

Source for the 3rd Method :Xda Developer

Charge your android Device with USB OTG Cable

Note : This is a temporary method so when you Restore your device by Factory Reset it will get erased and you have to follow this method again.

Naman Dwivedi

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Avinash said...

HI sir,
I got an Asus Zenphone 5 and accidendly its both imei nos are lost. Does this method of urs recovering lost imei nos wil also work on intel processor based android phones also.