If you are looking for how to find out if your Galaxy Note7 is safe or not – then Samsung comes out with it’s own official tool. Samsung has launched it’s own official Note 7 IMEI recall checker tool to find out whether your Galaxy Note 7 features a defective battery or not. The IMEI tool checker for Note7 is live on Samsung’s website where you can see if your device has been recalled or not for the replacement.
In order to check if your Galaxy Note7 is safe or not, just head to the Samsung recall page to find out Note 7 IMEI checker tool. Now insert your IMEI or serial number and submit the check button to verify whether your device should be exchanged or not. If your device will be affected by the battery issue, then the webpage will display a notification to tell you to turn your phone off immediately. You can also use Samsung+ app which will automatically check your device, that comes bundled with the Note 7.
To find out your handset’s IMEI number by going to “Apps > Settings > About Phone or General Management > Status > IMEI information or Serial number” or check the back of your phone. You can also find the IMEI number on your phone’s retail box of by simply dialing the code *#06# through your Phone’s dialer.
Earlier this month, Samsung has recalled the Galaxy Note7 phones worldwide over battery exploding issues. In addition to this, Samsung also taking many other steps to check the safety of all Galaxy Note 7 users worldwide. Samsung will change the color of the battery indicators to green instead of white in newly produced Galaxy Note 7. In an other such step, the company has put a ‘Blue S’ sticker and a little black square on the box to easily identify that these models have a safer battery in them.
Samsung has some estimated around 2.5 million Note 7 handsets to replace worldwide, that’s a huge number and will take enough time to replace all the devices. Customers in Canada have already begun receiving their recall replacement handsets. In the United States, the replacements for the recalled Note 7 handsets will start only after September 21, 2016.