Nowadays, many people save personal data and information on their smartphones. In a case the mobile phone is stolen all this private information gets exposed to others and the most terrifying is how this information could be used.
However, there is a way to block your lost or stolen mobile phone so none could use it.
To learn the serial number of your mobile (IMEI), press * # 06 # on your mobile without making a call. This code is unique throughout the world.
Mark the number and keep it in a safe place. If someone steals your mobile you can give that number to your phone provider and your cell phone will be permanently blocked, even if the thief changes the SIM card.
You may not be able to find your cell phone again. But in this way you will know that surely no one will be able to use it again. If people knew the existence of this code, cell phone thefts would be useless.
The emergency number around the world is: 112.
• You can dial this number, even if your phone is blocked.