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

Learn where to find the serial number for your Apple Watch. Or, on Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS + Cellular) and Apple Watch Series 4 (GPS + Cellular), learn where to find your IMEI.

About screen on iPhone and Apple Watch.

How to find the Serial Number or IMEI

  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 Series 3 (GPS + Cellular) and Apple Watch Series 4 (GPS + Cellular) 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

Serial Number in band slot.

On Apple Watch Series 1 or later, including Apple Watch Hermès and Apple Watch Nike+, remove the band from your watch, then check 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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