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How to Change the IMEI of any Android KitKat and Lollipop Phones

 


Changing imei of Android OS 4.2(JELLYBEAN) and below smartphones has been very easy with MTK Engineering Mode, Mobile Uncle MTK Tool, etc. Android kitkat and lollipop device are now available in Nigeria so tweaking IMEI of Android KitKat and Lollipop smartphones has slight changes.
Below is a tutorial on how to change your Android 4.4 KitKat and Android 5.0 Lollipop smartphones using INNJOO FIRE as my case study.

How Can I Change imei of my android smartphone
REQUIREMENTS
MTK Engineering Mode

1. Go to playstore and download MTK Engineering mode
2. Install and run it on your device
3. Open engineering mode >> Click on Engineer Mode (MTK) >> Swipe left to Connectivity >> click on CDS
Information >> Radio Information
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4. Click on phone 1. If you want to change your sim1 or sim2, follow this steps:
For Phone 1:
“ AT +EGMR=1,7,”YOUR NEW IMEI NO” (make sure you space AT +EGMR)
For Phone 2:
“ AT +EGMR=1,10,”YOUR NEW IMEI NO”
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5. Press the “Send At Command”.
You should receive a message that your ‘AT command msent
6. Reboot your device and dial *#06# to view your new IMEI.

NOTE: If you want to change your IMEI to a Blackberry IMEI, First of all generate your 15digits blackberry IMEI or request for one using the comment box below.

If you have questions concerning this tutorial kindly share them on our comment box below we would love to assist you on it.

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48 thoughts on “How to Change the IMEI of any Android KitKat and Lollipop Phones”

  1. I use Gionee marathon m3, and after following these steps, although it brought “At command msent” but after turning it rebooting, the IMEI remains unchanged.
    What do you think the problem is?
    pls I need ur help. perhaps you should please send me another IMEI, Cos d one l’m trying is been used on another Android. Thanks for your anticipated and quick response.

  2. I use Gionee marathon m3, and after following these steps, although it brought “At command msent” but after turning it rebooting, the IMEI remains unchanged.
    What do you think the problem is?
    pls I need ur help. perhaps you should please send me another IMEI, Cos d one l’m trying is been used on another Android. Thanks for your anticipated and quick response. 7evenid@gmail.com

  3. Hi, bin trying to change the imei of the new itel inote 1701 using *#*#83781#*#* and the Mtk engineering tool app. But it has not bin successful. Any alternative methods?

  4. Hi, bin trying to change the imei of the new itel inote 1701 using *#*#83781#*#* and the Mtk engineering tool app. But it has not bin successful. Any alternative methods?

  5. I changed my tecno H6 with the Imei I generate but when the welcome message came it was an old blackberry phone 8320. The network was so poor and is being 3G network pls help

  6. plz can I use do same Glo sim to change the imei of a different phone after using it to change the imei of one phone already or do I need to buy a new one

  7. Please my Itel It701 says “cannot find engineering mode app” when I click MTK settings… pls help….
    Add me to whatsapp 07030527550
    thanks

  8. Please help, my Itel IT1701 prime replies “no engineering mode app installed” when I click on MTK Settings…….. My Glo BIS is almost getting to the expiry date without my using it…
    Add to Whatsapp 07030527550
    emaill: dandyoel1″gmail.com

  9. I followed the steps on my infinix zero 2, it brought At command sent……. But after rebooting, the imel remains unchanged….. What’s wrong

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