Alexey Feldgendler alexey at
Thu Feb 14 10:05:34 CET 2008

On Thu, 14 Feb 2008 09:52:37 +0100, Marcin Juszkiewicz  
<openembedded at> wrote:

>> AFAIK every GSM phone is supposed to have an IMEI. How will the IMEI be
>> assigned to every OM device, where will it be stored, will it be easy
>> to change it?

> It is stored in GSM modem part so there is no way to change it.

For many cell phones, there are HOWTOs for changing the IMEI. I know that,  
at least for Siemens phones, the IMEI is stored in the main firmware  
image. Do most phones use some other type of GSM modem that doesn't store  
the IMEI inside, or do they upload the entire GSM modem firmware into the  
chip on bootup instead of having flash memory inside the modem?

Alexey Feldgendler <alexey at>
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