In August of 2021, the BTRC made a statement in which it outlined the mobile devices that had been illegally obtained and imported. Additionally, through the use of the National Equipment Identity Register, recently imported illegal handsets will be deleted from the local network (NEIR). Anyone can verify and check the IMEI code of their smartphone using BTRC’s website in order to keep their gadget from becoming obsolete. This article will walk you through the process of confirming the IMEI number of a handset in a step-by-step format.
What is an IMEI Number?
An international mobile equipment identifier (IMEI) is a special number that is assigned to each mobile device so that it may be properly identified and located on a network. It’s assigned to a phone in the same way that a person gets a social security number. All GSM phones are given a unique IMEI number that is 15 digits long. Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission IMEI, often known as the BTRC IMEI (BTRC).
They’ve made a database where operators of mobile networks may look up customers’ IMEI numbers. A user’s current IMEI number can be used until June 30, 2021 without needing to be registered. The IMEI codes of more than 10 million cell phones have already been recorded.
How to Check Mobile Phone Using BTRC IMEI Number?
Smartphone purchasers, then, need to be conversant in IMEI verification through the BTRC. Because the IMEI number may be checked with the BTRC to see if the smartphone was imported illegally or legally into Bangladesh before making a purchase.
Following these basic procedures, people can run a BTRC IMEI status check:
Find the IMEI of a Smartphone
First, dial a general code *#06#. There will be a display of the 15-digit code, which is also referred to as the IMEI number. Every single mobile device has what’s known as an IMEI number. Users will want this number in order to do additional checks on their BTRC IMEI.
Send BTRC a short message to check IMEI.
This step requires users to go to the message option and type below term.
KYD 15 Digit IMEI
Text the message to 16002 and Send
BTRC will send you a verification SMS shortly and so wait.
Once the BTRC receives the request, they will respond with an instant SMS to the user. This text message will let them know whether or not their smartphone was imported legally.
A final, critical reminder for users always remembers to safeguard the BTRC IMEI verification number used for registering or validating an IMEI. They should also take care to not tell anyone their unique IMEI number. In order to avoid having a stolen or illegally obtained device blacklisted, criminals will often add a legitimate IMEI number to it. In a lot of nations, this is against the law.