Article ID : SX692704 / Last Modified : 18/02/2019

What does IMEI-SV mean? (Android 5.0, 6.0 or 7.0)

    Question

    • What does IMEI-SV mean?

    Valid for

    • Android 5.0, 6.0 or 7.0

    Solution

    When checking the IMEI number through the Settings menu, you will, in addtion to the IMEI number, also see a header called "IMEI-SV" followed by a number (see image below for an example). This is the IMEI software version number.

    Note! Depending on your device, the IMEI-SV information may, or may not, be shown when checking the IMEI number using the dialpad.

    To check the IMEI number through the Settings menu

    1. Find and tap Settings > About phone > Status > IMEI information.

    To check the IMEI number using the dialpad

    1. Find and tap Phone.
    2. Tap the dialpad icon to open the dialpad.
    3. Enter *#06#.