Find the serial number or IMEI on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch

Learn where to find your iOS device's serial number, IMEI/MEID, CDN, and ICCID.

Before you begin

  • There are several places to find these numbers, like in Settings, on the physical device, in iTunes, or on the original packaging.
  • When you contact Apple for support, you can use the serial number or the IMEI/MEID number to identify your iOS device.

Find your serial number, IMEI/MEID, or ICCID

  1. Go to Settings > General > About.
  2. Look for your device's serial number, IMEI/MEID, and ICCID.
  3. Want to paste this information into Apple registration or support forms? Touch and hold the number to copy.

Still haven't found the number that you need? See the following sections.

iPhone

On these devices, find the serial number in Settings and the IMEI/MEID on the SIM tray. If you need support but you can't view the Settings menu, you can use the IMEI/MEID instead of the serial number:

  • iPhone 7
  • iPhone 7 Plus
  • iPhone 6s
  • iPhone 6s Plus

On iPhone 6s and later, find the serial number in Settings and IMEI/MEID on the SIM tray.

On these devices, find the serial number in Settings and the IMEI/MEID (the MEID is the first 14 digits of the IMEI) on the back. If you need support but you can't view the Settings menu, you can use the IMEI/MEID instead of the serial number:

  • iPhone 6
  • iPhone 6 Plus
  • iPhone SE
  • iPhone 5s
  • iPhone 5c
  • iPhone 5

On many models of iPhone 5 and iPhone 6, find the serial number in Settings and the IMEI/MEID (the MEID is the first 14 digits of the IMEI) on the back.

On these devices, find the serial number and IMEI/MEID on the SIM tray:

  • iPhone 3G
  • iPhone 3GS
  • iPhone 4 (GSM model)
  • iPhone 4s

Find the serial number and IMEI/MEID on the SIM tray of your iPhone 3 or iPhone 4 models

If you have an original iPhone, find the serial number and IMEI engraved on the back.

iPad and iPod touch

Find the serial number for your iPad Pro, iPad, or iPod touch on the back of the device. On an iPad (cellular model), you'll also find the IMEI. The MEID is the first 14 digits of the IMEI.

 Find the serial number for your iPad Pro, iPad, or iPod touch on the back of the device.

iTunes

You can also find your device's serial number in iTunes:

  1. Connect your iOS device to your computer.
  2. If iTunes doesn't launch automatically, open it.
  3. Locate your device. Click the Summary tab to see its information. 
  4. For an iPhone, click Phone Number to find the IMEI/MEID and ICCID. For an iPad (cellular model), click Serial Number to find the CDN, IMEI/MEID, and ICCID. 
    Find serial number in iTunes

If you'd like to paste this information into Apple registration or support forms, click Edit > Copy Serial Number. 

If you don't have your device

There are several places to check that might show your device's serial or IMEI/MEID number.

  1. Go to your Apple ID account page (appleid.apple.com) in a web browser on your computer.
  2. Sign in with the Apple ID that you use on the device that you need the serial or IMEI/MEID of. 
  3. Scroll down to the section called Devices. To see a device's serial and IMEI/MEID number, select that device.

If you still need help, here's what to try next:

  • Do you have a different iOS device with iOS 10.3 or later that's signed in to your Apple ID? On that device, tap Settings > [Your name]. Scroll down to see any devices signed in to your Apple ID. To view the serial and IMEI/MEID number, tap the device name.
  • Do you still have your device's original package? Find the serial number and IMEI/MEID on the barcode:
    Find iPhone, iPad, or iPod serial number on the original packaging.
  • Still can't find the number that you need? Contact Apple Support by selecting your device from this list:

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