How to Find Your iPhone Serial Number

Though it should usually kept secret, it is going to be important for you to know your iPhone serial number.  This is going to be especially true in cases of technical support or theft, when your iPhone serial number is going to be required to act.  There are a couple of different ways to locate it, both on its packaging and within the device itself.  Here is a look at how to find your iPhone serial number.

If you have the packaging for your iPhone that Is going to be one of the quickest ways to locate the serial number, and it is important to save the small packaging for your device for records.  On the bottom of the back of your iPhone box is going to be a series of bar codes and different numbers including the Part Number, ICCID, UPC, IMEL/MEID, and the Carrier Part Number.  In between the Part No. and the ICCID is going to be the serial number, which will consistent of mostly letters.


If you do not have the box handy, you can still find the iPhone serial number from within the phone.  Go into the iPhone’s Settings and then select About, which is the very first option above Software Update.  Here is where you can get a lot of statistics about what is on your iPhone, and information about the device itself.  If you go to the bottom of the main list of information you are going to find different product information, such as the ICCD and the model number.  In between the Model and the Wi-Fi address is going to be your iPhone’s serial number, which is the same one that is listed on the back of your box.


Since your iPhone serial number is going to be on your phone for anyone to look up it is important to apply the security features for your device, which means having a passcode at the very least.

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