Have you ever forgotten what phone you have? Are you confusing the model number of your Android phone? Unlike the iPhone with few models, there are several Android phones, and many of them have confusing names and number. If someone has ever asked you what phone you have and you forgot the model name and number, or just want to know for reference purpose, here is how to find model number on Android phone and some other phones.
How to Find Model number of Android Phone
Android phones are popular phone with different series which definitely must have different model number to identify each of them. Here are various way to find model number of Android phones.
Check The Back Of The Phone To Find Model Number
This is not common these days, you can sometimes find the model number and name of an Android phone printed at the back of the unit itself. If the device is in a case then carefully remove it and take a look for any markings that reveal the model details.
Find Model Number From The Settings Of Your Phone
Another way to find the model details of your phone is through the settings, this is present on every phone. So here are the steps to find out this important information:
Step 1 ====> Power on your device and open the Settings app.
Step 2 ====> Select About Phone near the bottom of the list. On stock Android, you wiil find this under the System entry.
Step 3 ====> In the About Phone section, you should see a Phone name or similar entry that lists the common name of your device. Elsewhere on this menu, depending on your device, you may see a specific model number. Unlike the common name, the manufacturer can use the model number to see the specific specs of your device.
If you don’t see your model number here, look for a further entry named Hardware info or similar. Inside this, you should find Model number.
Check The Bluetooth Name As Clue to Find Model Number of Phone
Another nice way to get a clue to your phone’s name is via Bluetooth. Each Bluetooth device has a preset name it uses to connect, so by connecting to another smart phone or device, you can see what device name is listed.
How to find model number of other phones
BlackBerry using BlackBerry 4.0 or 5.0 Software
Step 1 ====> Power your phone and select Options
Step 2 ====> Then select About
Step 3 ====> The model information will be displayed on the first line
BlackBerry using BlackBerry 6 OS or OS7
Step 1 ====> Power your phone and select Options on the home screen or in the settings folder
Step 2 ====> Then select Device
Step 3 ====> Select About Device Versions
Step 4 ====> The model information will be displayed on the first line
Step 1 ====> Power on your phone and go to Settings
Step 2 ====> From here tap About
Step 3 ====> Your model name and number will be displayed in the Phone Information Section
Nokia: Type in *#0000# on your phone’s keypad. The display shows your phone’s model.
HTC, LG And Older Nokia Phones
Step 1 ====> Remove the back cover
Step 2 ====> Remove the battery
Step 3 ====> Your model number will be printed on the inside of the phone, usually on a white label
Step 1 ====> Power your phone and tap Settings
Step 2 ====> Then tap About
Step 3 ====> The model information will be displayed
Check The Phone Box To Find Model Number
This may sound like an obvious one, but you should be able to find some mention of the phone or its model number on the phone, or among the things you found in the box.
The box itself is also a great indicator, with most including the model name and number on a small white sticker. If nothing stands out as a potential model name, then try googling whatever words or numbers that you can find.
This same sticker can also be found inside some older phones, usually inside the battery cover (and potentially behind a removable battery).