In order to create Public awareness, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) is sending information SMS to all mobile users to know the status of their mobile phones in use.
Telecom Consumers Can Verify Mobile devices IMEI(s) by sending IMEI number via SMS to 8484. if you are an android User Download PTA Device Verification Android App.
Four Categories of Responses You Should Know About it.
These Types of Devices are approved and legally imported in Pakistan.
These Types of Devices IMEIs are not approved by GSMA or Duplicated IMEIs. These all Device Will Blocked Automatically on 20th Oct 2018
These Types of Devices are not approved by PTA But they have a Valid IMEI Number (GSMA Approved).
PTA Will auto-approve these types of IMEIs which are observed on the mobile network before 20th OCT, 2018 and their status will be compliant after approval.
User Need To do any activity before 20th OCT 2018 like Send SMS, Do Call and Use the Internet.
These Types of Devices are Blocked IMEIs. These IMEI has been reported in any crime. Maybe it dangerous for the User.