How to find the serial number or IMEI for your Apple Watch

Learn where to find the serial number for your Apple Watch and the IMEI on Apple Watch GPS + Cellular models.

How to find the Serial Number or IMEI

iPhone and Apple Watch showing the About screen and Serial Number
  1. On your Apple Watch, open the Settings app.

  2. Tap General > About, then scroll down.

  3. Look for Serial Number or IMEI.

If you don't have your Apple Watch, you can use your iPhone instead:

  1. On your iPhone, open the Apple Watch app.

  2. Tap the My Watch tab, then tap General > About.

  3. Look for Serial Number or IMEI.

The IMEI is available on Apple Watch GPS + Cellular models only.

Check the case of your Apple Watch

You can also find the serial number on your watch case. Learn how to identify your Apple Watch if you're not sure which model you have.

Serial Number in band slot.

On Apple Watch Series 1 or later — including Apple Watch Hermès, Apple Watch Nike, Apple Watch SE, and Apple Watch Ultra and later — remove the band from your watch, then look inside the band slot.

Serial number on the back of Apple Watch.

On Apple Watch (1st generation), check the back of your watch for the engraved serial number.

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