There are several situations where you might need to know the serial number for your iPhone, such as registering your device with your Apple ID. The serial number is a piece of information that is tied directly to your device, and uniquely identifies it among all the other iPhone devices that are in the world.
But finding the serial number is something that can be tricky if you do not know where to look, especially if you haven’t had a need to use the menu on which the information is located. So check out our short tutorial below and find the serial number for your iPhone.
This menu has a lot of other useful information. You can read our iPhone MAC address article to see what a MAC address is and learn how to find it.
Locating the Serial Number on an iPhone 6 Plus
These steps were performed on an iPhone 6 Plus, in iOS 8.1.2. The same steps can also be used to find the serial number in most other versions of iOS as well, although the screens may look slightly different.
Step 1: Touch the Settings icon.
Step 2: Scroll down and select the General option.
Step 3: Tap the About button at the top of the screen.
Step 4: Locate the Serial Number option in the table. Your serial number is the sequence of numbers and letters to the right of that.
Note that additional important information can be found on this menu as well, including your IMEI, iOS version information, Wi-Fi (MAC) address, and more.
Summary – How to find the serial number on an iPhone 6
- Tap the Settings icon.
- Select the General option.
- Tap the About button.
- Scroll down to the Serial Number row in the table. The iPhone 6 serial number is to the right of it.
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