Full Tutorial: How To Change Imei Of All Android Phones

Last Updated on May 10th, 2016.

uncle toolsThis is a detailed tutorial on how to change any android device imei to blackberry imei or free data imei number, and tweak your android to enjoy lots of imei freebies from Mtn, Etisalat and Airtel.

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Am sure you must have seen various ways and methods to change android imei, But let me assure you that no matter the type of android device, this tutorial is all what you need, because you are going to know how to change your android imei in various ways just following the steps below.

Lets get started.

Firstly, lets talk about the benefits involved in changing your android phone’s imei to that of a blackberry or other imei.

  • You’ll be able to use Glo Bis On your Android device after Changing Imei.
  • Using the Glo Bis of N1,000 for 3GB for a month.
  • Free data that ranges from 2GB – 3GB from Mtn , Airtel and Etisalat by changing to a specific imei number..

We have different ways of changing android devices imei using various types of applications and tools but one of the most efficient way is using the mobile uncle app.

Download Mobile Uncle Tools from Google play Store Here

Download The English version of Mobile Uncle Tools Here

Lets get started with the steps:


How To Change imei of Android Phones Using Mobile Uncle

 Lets see the compatible android devices that mobile uncle tools works on

  •  Mtk6589 device
  • Mtk6582 device
  •  MTK65XX devices
  • Quad Core Mediatek phones
  • Octa Core Mediatek phones

Requirement For Changing your Android Imei

  • Your Android device must be rooted.

 You can root your android device with kingroot.

  • After successful downloading mobile uncle tools.
  • Install and launch mobile uncle.

If you get pop-up requesting root permissions then,just grant the request and continue below

 First create backup of current IMEI by choosing IMEI Backup Restore (MTK) and then select Backup IMEI to desired path.

  • Tap on Engineer

Mode>>Engineer Mode (MTK) and then swipe your fingers to the left to scroll to right and going to Connectivity Tab.

  • Tap on CDS Information and open

Radio Information >> Phone 1 or Phone 2  (This simply means Sim 1 or Sim 2, whichever you want to change IMEI)

  •  Now you can see a AT+ written at the top, tap the end and depending on your sim,
  • add the line: EGMR=1,7,”NEW SIM 1 IMEI” or EGMR=1,10,”NEW SIM 2 IMEI” and tap on send Command.

 Now you’re done. You just have to restart the phone and then to check your android phone’s new

  • IMEI,dial *#06#.

Congrats,you’ve successfully changed your android phones imei!


How To Change Android Phone Imei to Blackberry Imei

 Firstly, we need to generate a blackberry imei to put inplace of the android imei.

 Download blackberry imei generator Here

  • After downloading,extract the file and double
  • Click on GIPv4.1
  • Click on generate imei. copy down imei.

Now launch mobile uncle tool, open the app, and navigate to Engineer Mode

  •  In the next screen, click on Engineer Mode (MTK)
  •  slide the window to Connectivity just like we did before and then click on CDS Information
  •  After that,Click on Radio Information

 If you are using a dual Sim android phone, Phone 1 represents your Sim 1 and Phone 2 represents your Sim2. So choose the slot you want to swap imei with that of blackberry. Most guys choose sim1 though.

  • After choosing the desired slot, click on the (AT+) type in a word and then clear the word you typed.
  • After clearing it, a dialogue box will
  • Open click on AT+EGMR=1,7,””
  • In between (“”) type in the imei which you generated.
  • Check if the numbers are same and equal

Then, click on SEND AT COMMAND if you receive a message saying AT command sent and successful,you’re successful!

All you have to do now is to reboot your phone that all now you can rock your new imei and browse with it like a blackberry phone. but make sure you backup your previous Imei, I suggest writing it down on a Piece of Paper incase anything goes wrong so that you can quickly change it back.

And that’s it for changing your android phone’s imei


This steps involves another way to change your Android device Imei using the Terminal Emulator App.

How To change Android Device Imei using Terminal Emulator

Firstly, you need to download terminal emulator on your android device.

Download Terminal emulator from Google play store Here


  •  A Rooted Android Device

 Lets get started

How to Change IMEI Number with Terminal Emulator of Android Phone-Tab For Single Sim Device

  • Open Android Terminal Emulator
  • Type SU then press ENTER button to get Superuser(root) permission
  • After that, type this command then
  • press ENTER button echo ?AT +EGMR=1,7,?IMEI_NUMBER?? >/dev/ pttycmd1 or echo AT+EGMR=1*7*IMEI_1 >/dev/ pttycmd1

 That’s it for single sim android phones. Now,for Dual Sim Phones

  • Open android terminal emulator.
  • Type SU and then press ENTER
  • Type following command then Eneter echo ?AT+EGMR=1,7, ?IMEI_NUMBER? ? >/ dev/ pttycmd1

If your phone is dual-sim, type this command then ENTER echo ?AT +EGMR=1,10, ?IMEI_NUMBER? ? >/dev/pttycmd1

Finally, The above steps are 100% tested and working ways to successfully change your android imei.

NOTE: Once you flash or factory resets your device, the imei you changed would restore back to default. And you have to carry out all the process above to change the imei number.

All the best guys 😀

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