Trying to figure out where to find the UDID or serial number of There are many reasons you may need to look up your UDID, IMEI, or serial number of your iOS device. While earlier generations had the serial printed on the back casing of the device, many newer models don't. There are still several ways you can obtain this information both natively on your device or via iTunes.
Follow along to find out how.
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There are a few ways to obtain serial numbers. The most common in under Settings.
If your iOS device will not boot and it has a SIM tray, you can also pull out the SIM tray and view the serial printed on it. As long as your SIM tray has not been mixed up with anyone else's, it should be the correct serial number.
To view your UDID number in iTunes, use the following steps -
To view your UDID number from on your device, use the following steps -
Viewing device information from programs like UDID are especially convenient if you aren't home to plug into iTunes and need to access the information quickly.
But what if your device is stuck in restore mode and you can't load this information in iTunes or on the device?
You can still pull the information if you have a previous backup file as the backups are saved as "UDID - Date".
Simply navigate to the following location and view your UDID as the name of your backup -
Have you used any of these methods or a different one? How'd they work for you?
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