Samsung Galaxy Note 3 — invalid IMEI

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Mar 25, 2015 2:17:47 PM via Website

Can anyone help me please , coz I'm having prblm with my IMEI . it says invalid and I can't make any call or I can't send msgs , but I can only use the net . please if anyone can solve this , would u like to help me .... Please

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Mar 25, 2015 3:32:12 PM via App

In most countries it's illegal to alter the imei so we can't really advise you. If you flash a custom rom there's a very small chance that the efs partition can be erased and wipe your imei, but normally the imei is deleted when a phone is blocked by the carrier. If you purchased it directly from your carrier then contact them regarding the issue (it'll be covered by warranty); if you purchased it from a third party then ask for your money back, as the phone may be stolen.