You must avoid buying a stolen iPhone better way is getting it from Apple, an electronic store, or a carrier. Reason behind this iPhone comes with a rather high price tag, some people choose to purchase second-hand iPhone. These are still expensive though, but the price is lower than what you’d pay in stores on onine purchases. In many cases, you can even score a best iPhone deal, if you know what to look for. There’s still risk that seller stole the iPhone and it’s now looking to flip it. Thankfully, we have got a new solution to find out that with a simple service that tells you instantly whether the iPhone you want to buy or any other smartphone, has been stolen.
If you have purchased a stolen iPhone, there will be more worst things that you’ll be facing in the future. What are they? In many cases, these iPhones which are expected to be stolen ones will be iCloud locked, which is the main cause and you are in the dark night known how to unlock the stolen iPhone. Aside from the more dilemmas, you can end up with a bricked device, or receive an unexpected visit from the owner and/or police.
Like that there are different and worst experiences happen when you buy a stolen iPhone in any case. To find out whether the phone which you’re buying is unique of a stolen one, you can learn more here in detail. Created the CITA, the stolenphonechecker.org site will let anyone verify the status of a device. Whether you’re a private customer, a company, or a law enforcement organization, you’ll be able to see if a device was stolen or not.
All you need to do is get the IMEI of a device that you want tp purchase, which is genuine identification number. COTA’s tool will compare the IMEI against multiple sources databsaes, and return an instant result.
The IMEI number can be found on the back of some devices, including iPhones. If it’s not there, you have to head to the Settings app of the phone, find the About menu, and retrieve the IMEI.
Another solution is when the person selling the smartphone can also offer the IMEI so you can check it online well prior of an actual meeting. Any resistance to sharing the number might be an indication that the phone was either lost or stolen.
Consumers can check up to five devices a day, but law enforcement agencies will get unlimited access. Hopefully, the tool will prevent buyers from grabbing used iPhones that were stolen from their rightful owners, and definitely make it harder for thieves to sell them.
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