Where can I find my MEID/IMEI?
Generally, the MEID/IMEI number will be a 14 (MEID) or 15 (IMEI) digit string, and may contain both letters and numbers.
- Go to Settings, then General
- Click About, scroll down to your MEID or IMEI
- To Copy your MEID or IMEI, press and hold the 14 or 15-digit string
- A small box will appear saying Copy. Press Copy
Why do you need my MEID?
Great question! We need your MEID in order to check that your device is unlocked and compatible with our service. We'll also need it in order to attach your service to your device.
If you're trying to buy a device from an online service like craigslist we recommend getting the MEID/IMEI to make sure the device is compatible and is not blacklisted.
I might have a compatible device, how do I know I can use it with TextNow?
Borrowing a sibling's hand-me-down or your Mom's old iPhone? Head over to our website and click Get Started. You can input your MEID/IMEI here and we can tell you if it's compatible with our service.