Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) requested to verify the IMEI number of customer phones before purchasing. Cloned or fake mobile handsets and smartphones are getting to be disconnected from mobile networks. Basically, each imported or assembled in Bangladesh phones has got to be registered within the BTRC IMEI database from 1st August 2019.
Here is how to verify if your phone is legal and original via IMEI:
- Go to the phone messaging option
- Type KYD Your phone’s 15 digit IMEI number. For example: KYD 111222333444555
Note: You can see the IMEI number by dialing *#06# or check for it in the phone box.
- Send it to 16002 number.
With an automated reply will inform you if your IMEI is valid or not.