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Swap S/N and IMEI of two GSM HTC One M7s?

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By shalpp, Junior Member on 18th June 2014, 04:49 PM
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So I've got two M7s, but one's got a bit of a scratch (you know the ones that are screen wide and have slightly bent the phone near the back?). Is there any possible way to swap out the S/N, P/N, and IMEI either by flashing or otherwise so I can claim the one for a screen repair under the guise of my newer phone? Or should I just be an honest man and just buy the components individually
 
 
18th June 2014, 05:04 PM |#2  
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So I've got two M7s, but one's got a bit of a scratch (you know the ones that are screen wide and have slightly bent the phone near the back?). Is there any possible way to swap out the S/N, P/N, and IMEI either by flashing or otherwise so I can claim the one for a screen repair under the guise of my newer phone? Or should I just be an honest man and just buy the components individually

afaik, changing/swapping IMEI's is illegal in most (if not all) countries, and i believe only the manufacturer has the right to do that.

Be honest!!
18th June 2014, 05:11 PM |#3  
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The best thing to do is to simply send the device in for repair as is. At XDA we would never condone any actions that could void warranty etc.

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