Full Procedures On How To Change Android Phones IMEI Number To Blackberry

Change Android IMEI

Changing IMEI number of a device is not fully legal, but sometimes it may prove useful in some certain circumstances. For instance, Blackberry subscriptions only works on Blackberry device, but changing the IMEI number of Android phones enables users using MTN, GLO, ETISALAT, and Airtel network to use BB subscription on their phones. Tecno, Infinix and other MTK smartphones has been testified working with Glo BB subscription after IMEI has been changed.

DISCLAIMER: Changing of IMEI is illegal in some countries, and we will not be held responsible for any consequences that befall the changer.

Note: This tutorial is intended for root users only, and don't forget to backup your original IMEI number, write it down and keep it safe or do a full backup via custom recovery before taking these steps.


Firstly, download Blackberry IMEI generator rar file from here to your PC, unrar it and copy three .sys files inside to a newly created folder on your desktop, double-click on "GIPv4.1 exe" file and click Generate button. Copy or write down the generated Blackberry IMEI number for later use.

Here is how to change IMEI number on Single-SIM enabled Android phones using Terminal Emulator.

  1. Download and install Terminal Emulator to your Android phone, you can download it from here.
  2. Open it, type SU and press enter key to gain Superuser access .
  3. Then type this command and press enter key: echo AT +EGMR=1,7,”IMEI_NUMBER”>/dev/pttycmd1 or echo AT +EGMR=1*7*IMEI_1>/dev/pttycmd1

For Dual-SIM Android phones type this command: echo AT +EGMR=1,10, “IMEI_NUMBER”>/dev/pttycmd1

Replace the "IMEI_NUMBER" with the Blackberry IMEI number you've just generate or any IMEI number you want and reboot your phone.

Pls Note: make sure you put a space between "AT" and "+" in the command. The procedures listed above works best on MTK (MediaTek) powered Android devices. Find this helpful? Don't forget to share it with your friends.

Post Updated 21/02/15

If you are finding it difficult to generate Blackberry IMEI on PC or you don't have your own Laptop to do so, the good news is you can now generate it on your Android phone. Simply download and install this Blackberry IMEI Gen apk file, open your app drawer, click on it to launch and follow the instructions.

However, if you have generate one but Terminal Emulator fails to write/change your IMEI, simply follow the procedures below using MTKDroidTools.

  1. Download and install MTKDroidTools.zip on your PC
  2. If you already have ADB Driver installed ignore this step but if you haven't, download and install ADB Driver Universal Installer
  3. Extract the downloaded DroidTools zip file to your desktop, plug-in your phone via USB and launch MTKDroidTool.exe from the folder you've just extracted.
  4. If everything works fine, your current IMEI along with your phone information will be display in the main interface.
  5. Click the "ROOT" button to give it SuperUser access, the colour will change from Yellow to Green. Now, click the IMEI/NVRAM tab, a pop-up window will display with a space of where you can input your new IMEI.
  6. Copy the generated IMEI number inside the box and click the Okay button.

Notice: We may not be always here to know which links still work or not, if you find any links broken please notify us. Thanks.

Post Updated 01/07/16

Changing IMEI of Android smartphones just got easier with Chamelephon, an Android application that do all the hard work in swapping and mending with just few clicks. No complicated codes, no special intelligence is required.

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As usual, you must have "superuser" (root) access for it to work. Simply download it from from Play Store by clicking here, open it, grant it superuser permission, enter your new IMEI, and click "Change".

After you click on "Change", put the phone to Offline/Airplane mode for 10 seconds then turn the Offline/Airplane mode off to access network. You can check your new IMEI by dialing *#06#.

Note: Chamelephon only works on smartphones powered by MediaTek MT65xx series i.e MT6572, MT6582, MT6592 e.t.c.
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124 comments:

  1. Is there any android version for black berry imei generator?

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  2. No, am unaware of any.

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  3. Great tutorial! But I'm finding it difficult to generate bb imei for my Android phone. Please, can you send me one? My email address is Olamak@ovi.com. Tnx in anticipation.

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  4. Can I use it for my LG L90?

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  5. @Kizito You can use for any phone as long as it runs Android OS

    @Olaoluwa I will see to that

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    1. Anonymous15:02

      How do i change the imei of my huawei to that of bb ?

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  6. Anonymous15:34

    Pls can I change my gionee m3 imei number without - rooting the phone - ?

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  7. Root is required before IMEI number of Android can be change

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  8. Anonymous09:44

    does it work on mtn network

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  9. As of now, it only works on Glo.

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  10. does it work on infinix zero

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  11. Anonymous05:44

    plz can any one help me generate a BlackBerry imei no? plz I need 2 one for me and the other for my madam. plz u guys oh! my email address is anawal007@yahoo.com thank you to U all.

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  12. Pls I need a new bb imei code

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  13. my phone is nt a MTK product cant it work

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  14. pls i need blackberry imei number, my email is ybarbar90@gmail.com. tnx xo much. i need to change my tecno n9 imei

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  15. @Ogunleye Ibukun Emmanuel: I can't assure you that but there's no harm in trying.

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    1. Anonymous16:50

      pls I need a bb imei number (osekechinonso@gmail.com

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  16. Anonymous00:54

    Pls bro. Help. Me generate a. Bb imei, my mail is barryo4real@yahoo.com.thanks


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  17. Anonymous20:48

    pls guy can u send me 2 bb emei.my gmail is valentinekosiso10@gmail.com thanks alot

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  18. pls send me 2 b.b imei my email. is funnyeddy66@gmail.com

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  19. Anonymous12:32

    pls bro my email is Awoniyi.oyewole@yahoo.com, can u help me generate 1.am using techno p5

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  20. Anonymous20:01

    Pls I equally need bb imei no. Thanks in advance, my email is bennosy08@yahoo.com

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  21. Anonymous17:27

    pls can u send me bb imei fmguji@gmail.com

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  22. Anonymous18:36

    Pls send me bb imei via donsimeon16@gmail.com

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  23. How can I know that the command is OK ? Is the # replaced by the $ ? Do I write exit to exit the su mode before exiting ?

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  24. Anonymous05:52

    Pls i need a bb imei ..my email is danielkent780@yahoo.com

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  25. @Clement Pierre: After launching terminal emulator, type SU then press enter key from your virtual keyboard to give it root permission. Enter the code exactly as i written it above to change its IMEI. You need not to type exist after you insert the code.

    Make sure your phone is already rooted before you apply the tutorial or else it won't work. If you are yet to root your phone, try rooting apps listed here, one will surely works for you http://cabnet-onmobile.blogspot.com/2014/09/7-root-apps-you-first-need-to-consider.html

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  26. Anonymous13:12

    Can d emulator work on N7100 samsung galaxy note 2 and can d glo bb work on it after the imei changed as I heard that samsung fone cannot be manipulated

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  27. As of now, only MediaTek powered Android smartphones are fully supported but i'll suggest you give a try, it may works for your tab. Glo BB subscriptions will work if you successfully change your phone IMEI to Blackberry.

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  28. Pls I need Blackberry IMEI for my Android, pls help me send to (deji4real_12@yahoo.com)...thanks in advance

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  29. Anonymous10:57

    are there any other methods you can suggest?i rooted my phone but the terminal emulatotor wont change my imeui

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  30. Anonymous03:51

    Bro I would really appreciate if you could help me with a blackberry imei. Am having troubles fixing up myself. Tonero2956@gmail.com. thanks a bunch

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  31. Which phone are you using?

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  32. Anonymous13:27

    Bro. Thank you for the info but I would appreciate if you could send me and my friend bb imei nos. We tried generating but without success. My email address is shakrudeen01@gmail.com. Thanks

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  33. @all: Changing manufacturer's serial/IMEI number is not legal and we can't risk providing individuals with "Patented" blackberry IMEI, it's against our policy. However, individuals can generate it themselves by following the tutorial posted above at their own risk.


    We have been receiving mails and calls from people who want us to help them generate the code, we are very sorry that we won't be able to do. If you have anything else we can help you with later in the future, don't hesitate to contact us. We'll try as much as possible to attend to each individuals need. Thanks.


    CCN World Tech

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  34. Anonymous11:11

    Tanks bro, I nid a bb IMEI num. joshua.shodipe@yahoo.com

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  35. Anonymous19:24

    thanks for d great tutorial..pls I need an imei for my infinix zero. My email is wamspecial12@yahoo.com

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  36. Anonymous16:06

    i need a blackberry imei for my p9 please Amolo1645@hotmail.com

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  37. Anonymous16:48

    hi bro, pls am finding it difficult to generate one can u send me one pls? my e-mail is samsolo2012@yahoo.com

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  38. Pls help me I need imei code am unable to generate my mail donyarima01@gmail.com

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  39. Anonymous20:15

    Kindly send me BB imei... francosolace@gmail.com. Thanks!

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  40. Anonymous15:19

    pls send me a BBC imei via. michael.irikefe.mk@gmail. thankx

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  41. Anonymous22:12

    Great tutorial! But I'm finding it difficult to
    generate bb imei for my Android phone. Please,
    can you send me one? My email address is
    Oladipuporidwanolayinka@gmail.com. Tnx in anticipation.

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  42. it says echo ------- "imei" not found !! please help me

    hv1234rox@gmail.com

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  43. @Harshith: make sure you put a space between "AT" and "+" in the command. Also, don't forget that only MediaTek powered smartphone IMEI can be change.

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    1. Anonymous04:03

      Sir how about a method in repairing imei from a snapdragon powered phone?

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  44. Anonymous16:36

    Plz i need bb imie num plz agbovictor20@gmail.com

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  45. oyibowater12:23

    plis help me with bb imei number. may God bless u in advance.
    oyibowater@gmail.com

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  46. Anonymous19:40

    How do I confirm if the imei number as been successfully changed

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    1. Anonymous14:03

      You could confirm by dialling *#06# then press okay and you're there.

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  47. To confirm your new IMEI, dial *#06# to check your phone IMEI.

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    1. Pls I need BlackBerry imei for my innjoo1 and infinix zero kefeduno@gmail.com

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  48. Anonymous12:35

    pls i need bb imei number bsquare2010@yahoo.com

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  49. Big brother am using innjoo note hw can i change it run on android 4.4 dis is my email kenechukwu15@gmail.com

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  50. Anonymous09:18

    My friend I need bold 9900 Imei. My mail lanreganiurasheed@gmail.com

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  51. @Kenechukwu Injoo Note runs Android 4.4 KitKat if am not mistaken.

    @Anonymous If your huawei uses MediaTek chipset, first root it then follow the tutorial.

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    1. I hav root my phone innjoo note d problem is dat if i want to put d blackberry imei d messag i get is misend

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  52. Anonymous11:04

    Can I have a BB imei number for my TECNO H3 @Tobexcosam@yahoo.com plz send me one

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  53. Anonymous09:56

    can u send me the BBimei for my infinix X530 race max Q. send it to foluwagbemiro@gmail.com

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  54. @Kenechukwu: I don't understand what you mean by "misend" maybe a typo error from your side. If you can't change it manually with Terminal Emulator i'll suggest you try MTKDroid Tools, that's straightforward and doesn't requires inserting commands.

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  55. Anonymous06:42

    i changed my techno f7 imei number after rooting but its still not browsing . i followed all the procedures and my glo subscription is already activated on a blackberry fone. please wat do i do?

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  56. You will need to change your Glo APN in network settings to blackberry.net for blackberry subscription to work.

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  57. Anonymous15:19

    Please I need bb imel. My email is betviclimited@gmail.com thanks

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  58. Anonymous14:40

    Great post pls do you have solution for HTC phones, most Androids are working except HTC and some samsung. pls contact me on codasam1@gmail.com thanks

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  59. As of now, HTC and other phones that use Snapdragon chipset IMEI can't be changed.

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  60. Repairing a damage IMEI on Snapdragon powered Android devices manually is not available at the moment. The only way to repair IMEI of such device is to upgrade it "if" luckily a major firmware upgrade is available via OTA (over-the-air). Not all phones are supported using that method but it has been known to repair some. Just give it a try.

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  61. Anonymous06:25

    I didn't root nd it worked for injoo note.

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    1. Anonymous16:37

      bro, please i use an itel inote tab. and i have been trying different ways to change the imei but its just not working. this is my whatsapp number 08181633942 i would be glad if we can talk better there

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  63. Gaurav20:19

    IMEI/NVRAM button not accessible...(Device with green color)
    help!!!

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  64. Anonymous08:39

    Pls can u generate a bb imei 4me @ animashaunakeem56@gmail.com

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  65. @Gaurav It seems like MTKDroid Tools doesn't recognize your device. Make sure you install ADB Universal Driver to your PC (connect your phone first via USB before installing and follow all instructions during installation). Also, make sure your USB cable is working properly.

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  66. Manny06:00

    hy . after root my phone,, imei/nvram is not accesible? why?

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  67. Manny, can i know the type of phone you are trying to access? Apply what i listed below and try again

    1.) Confirm if your phone uses MediaTek chipset (check user manual or do some googling)

    2.) Does your phone grant Superuser access permission? Pls confirm

    3.) Make sure you enable USB Debugging before connecting your device

    4.) ADB Universal Driver must be installed on your PC (Windows)

    5.) Check if your USB cable is working properly

    If IMEI/NVRAM is still unaccessible, i will need to know the device name and model.

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    1. Anonymous11:18

      (1) Huawei Honor 3C is MTK6582
      (2) I can install SU via MTKDriod tool. (When I click to boot, it show temp boot.)
      (3) USB Debugging is on so MTKDriod tool can contect my phone and show info.
      (4) ADB Driver is the right one so I can use MTKDriod Tool
      (5) USB Cable is great working.

      But everytime, when I click on IMEI/NVRAM and give new IMEI numbers (Honor is 2 SIM), it showed dev/nvram installed data/nvram installed.
      Popup msg box said IMEI will be change force reset my phone.

      I click on reboot / reboot in recovery / also I took out battery immediately.

      But my phone is not changed.

      The problem is...
      Once my phone got problem, I sent it to Huawei authorized service in my country. My phone version is CHN B120. They have changed to CHNB143 and also they changed my IMEI. After some days, when I checked my phone, it show wrong number not the same to back of phone. So I would like to get back my real IMEI. I try so many ways... MTKDriod tool, mobile uncle,... (3646633 and 7465625 is not work on honor.

      Please advice me.

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  68. Manny09:25

    my device name is sony xperia sl (lt26ii) and i am still cant acess that option :(

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  69. moses11:13

    good day big bros, this Moses and i have done everything necessary to change my infinix hot imei of which i have download both the imei generator and mtkdroid on my laptop and i have root my phone with kingo root but the issue here is getting supersu access from my phone and of the laptop is giving me problems. pls how do i finish it up? thanks and God bless

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  70. manny12:27

    there is green light on bottom where before it yellow,,,,
    its show some errors like
    (>>> Connect to device <<<---
    --- ERROR : --- TotalBytesPerChunk Not Found. Set default Page/Spare=2048/64 !!!
    --- Unknown ROM structure, backup NOT possible!
    --- ERROR :system it was not remounted on ReadWrite!
    --- chainfire SuperSU install
    --- task is complete ---)
    i am confuesd ? it worked propely na?

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  71. @Manny: Your device (Sony Xperia SL) uses Qualcomm Snapdragon processor. As of now, only MediaTek powered smartphones IMEI can be change. Your phone is not supported that is why you're getting the error.

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    1. Manny12:23

      @caleb ,now u got the way to change iemi of snapdragon processor?

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  72. @Moses: If your phone is truely rooted using Kingroot then you should have "kinguser" installed on your phone. Go to app drawer, look for kinguser, click on it to open and check the setting which you can access from the MENU button at the top right of the main interface.

    If your phone is not rooted then you may have difficulty in changing its IMEI. I'll suggest you download root checker from here-> https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.joeykrim.rootcheck&hl=en to confirm.

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  73. Manny10:01

    @caleb would there any other way to changge iemi?

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  74. @Manny: Snapdragon powered device IMEI cannot be changed as at now. If later we find a working method we'll update this post.

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  75. Anonymous09:08

    I have Note 3 SM-N9005 and have to change its IMEI, I have root access and on MTK droid I can see the yellow box turn green and the green bar above it is loading, but does it really take so long to finish the loading so I can see make IMEI/NVRAM button active?

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  76. Galaxy Note 3 uses Snapdragon chipset and some Exynos (depends on variant), we can't guarantee that its IMEI can be change. If the process in incomplete in 5 mins then it can't work for you.

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  77. Anonymous12:45

    I used both codes, while the 1st returned me to the dialpad, the 2nd just 'disappears'. My phone is itel 1501 it's running kitkat 4.4.2. Would be glad if you can proffer another solution. Rgds

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  78. Pls I need a BB Imei send it too sharkosky065@yahoo.com and which application do I use to root my phone I have tried framaroot and it's not rooting my infinix hot

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  79. @Solomon i'll suggest you use root genius, learn more about it from here http://www.ccnworldtech.com/2014/09/one-click-fastest-and-easiest-way-to.html

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  80. Anonymous15:33

    Pls how can i get my infinix x530 to browse wit glo bis

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  81. By applying the above methods. After you've changed your IMEI, simply change your Access Point Name (APN) to blackberry.net. If experienced any issues let me know.

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  82. Admin pls can help am using infinix hot and have successfully change the imei ,change the APN still my Glo bb subcrition seem not to be working

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  83. Admin pls can Techno T3 imei be change? already the phone is rooted but when i use unclemobile no engineer mode mkt option and i equally try to use terminal emulator still cant change the imei pls help!

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  84. @Abraham as to your first question, Tecno T3 uses Qualcomm chipset so its IMEI cannot be change. But wait a minute, does this gingebread Android phone still exist in Nigeria? Its now 3 years old.

    If the IMEI of your Infinix Hot was successfully changed and you've changed its APN as required but you can't use BB subscription, i'll suggest you generate another IMEI and try again.

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  85. change the imei to another one still the BB glo subscrition still did not work it was slow am thinking its the imei because as directed have change the APN setting to blackberry.net and the imei is that of BB 9700 or am i missing any step if yest kindly inbox me the detail step by the way what passwor will i type in for the APN?

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  86. The APN doesn't requires a username & password. Network may be bad in your area. Generate new IMEI, don't use someone else IMEI.

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  87. @Manny none still exist

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  88. Will it work with a samsung galaxy note 4?

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  89. @Jermol Galaxy Note 4 IMEI cannot be changed.

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    1. Anonymous19:22

      You can change the IMEI of a Note 4, but you need a Octopus Box for the Samsung Galaxy

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  90. Octopus Box doesn't support Galaxy Note 4 yet but it works on Galaxy Note 3. And btw, it is not free.

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  91. Anonymous18:57

    it is give me green light and i can not click on IMEI/NVRAM
    my phone is galaxy s5 and i want to change imei number for it what can i do ??????

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  92. Galaxy S5 doesn't use MediaTek chipset, that's why you are unable to access IMEI/NVRAM

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  93. pls how many times can the imei of a phone be changed

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  94. There is no restriction to how many times it can be changed. You can change it as many times as you want.

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  95. Anonymous23:02

    bro Caleb plz I use gionee p2 and my phone is already rooted with kingo root but I tried to change my Imel with d emulator and it not working and if I press d enter button it will repeat d same tin plz help am rilli tried of data plan

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  96. @Anonymous Gionee Pioneer P2 has two SIM slots, enter this code in Terminal Emulator: echo AT +EGMR=1,10, “IMEI_NUMBER”>/dev/pttycmd1

    Replace the IMEI_NUMBER with IMEI you want to use. If this doesn't work, i'll suggest you try Root Genius which changes it automatically.

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  97. Mean MTK Droid Tool not Root Genius

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  98. please i would like to know what i have to do on a verizon tab

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  99. please can i change the imei of my huawei phone

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  100. @ImpactInfo: Yea sure, if it is rooted and it uses MediaTek chipset then you are good to go.

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  101. Anonymous21:26

    terminal emulator says su not found what do i do?

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  102. Pls...am begin...successfully done d root in and changing ma emie bt d glo bus sub slows and it's Boeing...pls advice on wat to do to keep it going...tanx man

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  103. @Anonymous check if your phone has temporary or full root (superuser) permission using root checker. If you're using kinguser, i'll suggest you "replace it with superuser" then try again.

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  104. @Blessing maybe you've poor Glo network in your area. Try swapping the imei with another one, it might help.

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  105. I have infinix x530 have try all my best still yet I don't get it sir please inbox me with d solution toyosijebe@gmail.com

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  106. @Toyosi first you'll have to root your device before you can proceed in changing its IMEI. If you're yet to root your Infinix Race Max Q X530, you can do so by first downloading and installing PDANet to your PC (google it), then follow this procedures -> http://www.ccnworldtech.com/2014/09/one-click-fastest-and-easiest-way-to.html

    After successfully rooted, you can come back to this page and follow the guidelines to change its IMEI.

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  107. Anonymous23:39

    I need 3 IMEI numbers. I can't change d IMEI number of my infinix race max q. what do I do. my email is woramangra@yahoo.com

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  108. @Anonymous: Infinix Race Max Q does not use MediaTek chipset. My guess here (because it is not specified) is it makes use of Spreadtrum processor, which means this tutorial can not work for you.

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  109. Anonymous01:26

    what is the apn .and..The proxy to blackberry to access blackberry services

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  110. BlackBerry APN is: blackberry. net

    No proxy and port.

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  111. In samsung s3 9300 this guide does not work. How can I restore my original imei ? Sorry for my English. I'm italian. Help me!
    It 'a month that I can not fix.

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  112. @Daniele Your phone uses Exynos chipset, this tutorial will not work for you. However, you can try -> this method.

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  113. You can also change the IMEI Id of your mobile using just an android app, no restart required. Changes are effective instantly. Your phone needs to be rooted for that.
    https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.ansoft.utilitybox

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