There’s a multitude of different Android devices presently out there. Due to this fact, it can be quite challenging figuring out which type you have. In this tutorial, we will be explaining how to find out what model of Android phone you have.
Here, we have made a list and explained how you can get the details of your Android device:
1. Check Out The Phone Itself
This should be your first choice in obtaining information about your phone. It’s straightforward and easy.
All you have to do is to look around the body of the phone (especially the back) for the printed model number.
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This is common in Samsung or LG handset.
But if there isn’t anything on the back of the phone, or you need more info (like a specific model number), you can find this info in the phone’s settings.
2. Check Your Phone’s Settings
This provides more info and is quite useful. Read on…
- Navigate to the Settings or Options menu
- Move to the bottom of the list
- Click on ‘About phone’, ‘About device’, or a related option.
- The device name and model number should be listed.
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3. Use a Third-Party App If You’re Still Having Trouble
If the above method seem to not work for you, there is an app you could use. This app is called “Droid Hardware Info”
This might seem far-fetched but it’s a method in its own right. More information is provided through this app.
All you need to do is go to the play store and download the app and launch it. The first thing you’ll come across would be your model number.
4. Check your order receipt
This is only useful when you ordered or walked into a store to get a new Android device.
It could be free or paid, but it must be legal to earn you the right of a order receipt.
This order receipt should contain the vital information of your phone. The receipt could be soft or hard copy depending on the platform you used.
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5. Check the Bluetooth Name
Another interesting means to get a clue to your phone’s name is via Bluetooth. Each Bluetooth device has a preset name it uses to connect, so by connecting to another smartphone or device, you can see what device name is listed.
If we are being honest, all of this should not even have to happen as finding your model number is quite easy. But then, there are so many different kinds of Android phones with different layouts. So, anyone of this should help.
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