Hi guys, today I’m here with another interesting content. Guess what? Yes, the content is on how to identify, how old is my iPhone. Yes, the age of an iPhone. Let’s see more about it in the following content.
You may think, is this possible to identify the age of an iPhone. In simple words, it’s possible. But why? Simple, humans have age and we knew it. Likewise, smartphones also have a certain lifetime. Especially iPhones.
iPhones have a longer period of life than we know and think. We know our age very well. But how many of you the age of your smartphone? Only a handful of people.
Many people especially iPhone users ask these questions, that how long have I had my iPhone? how to check how old is my iPhone? When was my iPhone activated? Well, to answer your questions is the sole purpose of this content.
You may have seen people using iPhone 6,7 and the latest iPhone SE. These iPhones can give a smooth experience for more than 5 years. That’s the reason why iPhone users won’t change their brand. If you want to change your iPhone, you need to know its resale value.
In order to know its resale value, you have to identify the age of your iPhone and it’s present condition. If your iPhone is too old, trying to find it’s box and bill may not help you. Excited, to identify the age of your iPhone?
Okay. If you are ready, let’s get into the content on how to identify the age of the iPhone. Continue reading the below guide.
Ways To Find How Old Is My iPhone
If you have lost your iPhone’s box and bill, no problem. There are two ways to identify the age of your iPhone. They are,
- Using Apple’s check coverage
- By using Chipmunk Klantenservice
By using these two methods you can easily find out the age of your iPhone and it’s resale value.
How To Find the Serial Number Of My iPhone
Using the above given two methods you can find out your iPhone’s age. But in order to do that you need to know the serial number of your iOS device. Let’s see how to find out your iPhone’s serial number in the following steps. Continue reading the below guide.
STEP1: Open the Settings application on your iPhone.
STEP2: Tap on the General option.
STEP3: Next on the general menu, click on the About option.
STEP4: Within the About menu tap on the Serial number option.
Now, you have got your iPhone’s serial number. Let’s see how to find out your iPhone’s age using this serial number.
Method 1: Using Apple’s Check Coverage
Let’s find out your iPhone’s age using it’s serial method in this method. Continue with the following steps.
STEP1: With your iPhone or PC go to Apple’s check coverage website using this URL checkcoverage.apple.com.
STEP2: On the following page enter your iPhone’s serial number in the specified field.
STEP3: Accordingly enter the CAPTCHA in it’s specified box and click continue.
STEP4: On your next page, you will get the complete details of your iOS device.
Under the Repairs and Service coverage section, you will find the estimated expiration date of your iPhone. If you are using your iOS device for more than one year, you may not get the estimated expiration date. In that case, people can continue with the following method.
Method 2: Using Chipmunk Klantenservice
If the previous method won’t helps, you can follow this method. Chipmunk Klantenservice is an third party service which helps you in finding your iPhone’s age. Continue with the following steps.
STEP1: Go to your browser and type this URL www.chipmunk.nl/klantenservice/applemodel.
STEP2: Enter your iPhone’s serial number in the specified field and click on Show the information option.
STEP3: On the following page, scroll down to the end, where you can find the complete details of your iOS device.
Take a note of the production year and production week. With this, you can calculate the age of your iOS device easily.
Method 3: Easy Method To Find The Age Of Your iPhone
If the above given methods won’t work out, you can try this method. Using this method you can find out your iPhone’s age that too without internet. Interesting, right? Continue reading the below guide.
Your iPhone’s serial number will usually contain a series of alphabets and numbers. That symbols denote the manufactured date, place, time, and model number of your iOS device.
Take a look at the following,
K – 2013 (First Half)
L – 2013 (Second Half)
M – 2014 (First Half)
N – 2014 (Second Half)
P- 2015 (First Half)
Q- 2015 (Second Half)
R- 2016 (First Half)
S- 2016 (Second Half)
T- 2017 (First Half)
V- 2017 (Second Half)
W- 2018 (First Half)
X- 2018 (Second Half)
Y- 2019 (First Half)
Of these 12 characters note the 4th character carefully. With this you can identify the time peroid, when your iPhone was activated.
That’s all guys. This is how you can find out your iPhone’s age. I hope the content will be useful and satisfactory. With the above-given methods, you can easily find out how old your iPhone is. Stay on the track and update yourself with technology.