Register Your Device Before October 20 to Avoid Smartphone Blockage by PTA

As we have officially educated you that Pakistan Telecommunication Authority has presented Device Identification, Registration and Blocking System (DIBS) with the end goal to recognize and obstruct the snuck and unregistered telephones. Presently we have seen that PTA has begun sending instant messages (SMS) to the majority of the cell phone clients to check their handsets, because after October twentieth just enlisted and confirmed cell phone will be useful. So, get enrolled Your Device Before October 20 to Avoid Smart Phone Blockage by PTA.

Beforehand, PTA gave unwinding in the due date, yet it appears that the October twentieth is the last due date. PTA has transferred the points of interest an on it Website of the considerable number of messages which you may get by entering the 15 digits IMEI number. In this post, you will become more acquainted with about the SMS you will get and the clarification.

Every single Mobile client needs to enroll their cell phones using IMEI number to abstain from blocking. DIRBS expects to make the imports, utilize and development of gadgets legitimate and straightforward. Which will consequently upgrade government incomes and will enhance the nature of portable administration to buyers. DIRBS will guarantee the utilization of legitimate devices on the versatile systems.

If you don’t have the foggiest idea about that how you can get your IMEI code or number, at that point, don’t stress. That is exceptionally basic. It very well may be found by different techniques.

Method one:

By dialing *#06# on your phone dial pad.

It is written on device and box

Go to settings > About phone > Status > IMEI Information.

Remove the battery and back cover of your mobile phone. You will get your device IMEI inside the Battery section (Only suitable for mobile gadgets with the removable battery right).

Go to Settings > General > About (Only applicable for IOS devices)

When you got the IMEI 15-digit number, then you will apply to know the device registration. You can also check the registration via website, SMS or even Android application.

  • Method Two:

Check the device registration via this website http://dirbs.pta.gov.pk/ > enter 15 Digit IMEI number > Press ‘Check.’

Want to check it through SMS then write a new message > type your 15 digits IMEI and send it to 8484

Check it through Android App, download the DIRBS app on your smartphone > Open app > enter 15 digits IMEI number.

  • Confirmation Message:

After done with your 15 digits IMEI code/ number, you will get one of the below messages.

“IMEI is compliant.”

“Device IMEI is Valid. Insert SIM and make a call/SMS to anyone on or before 20/10/18 date for auto registration”.

“Device IMEI is non-compliant. Please insert all your SIMs in this device and use them before 20/10/18 date to continue using this device”.

“Device IMEI is blocked. Reported stolen in the message”.

You can check the Explanation and Action of Messages in the Following table. Table Courtesy: PTA

Message Explanation Action
IMEI is compliant This message indicates that the mobile device is PTA compliant. You can use this mobile device and continue receiving network services without any issue Your mobile device is genuine and no action required to use it
Device IMEI is Valid. Insert SIM and make a call/SMS to anyone on or before 20/10/18 date for auto registration This message indicates that your IMEI of your mobile device is valid as it is GSMA approved, but it is not PTA compliant. To facilitate such users, PTA will auto register all such IMEIs which are observed on Network before 20th October 2018 and their status will be compliant after this date. In order to auto-register all the IMEIs related to this mobile device, it is advised to do any revenue generating activity i.e. make a call, send a SMS or use mobile internet before 20th October, 2018 in order to continue receiving network services. In dual (or more) SIM mobile device(s), revenue generating activity must be made through each SIM slot in order to be auto registered.
Device IMEI is non-compliant. Please insert all your SIMs in this device and use them before 20/10/18 date to continue using this device. This message indicates that your mobile device IMEI is either not allocated by GSMA or it is duplicated. To facilitate such users, PTA will auto pair all such IMEIs which are observed on Network with specific SIMs before 20th October 2018. After this date, those users will be able to use these IMEIs with paired SIMs only In order to auto pair all the IMEIs related to this mobile device, it is advised to do at-least one revenue generating activity from all SIMs on your name which you want to use in this mobile device, i.e. make a call, send a SMS or use mobile internet from your SIM(s) before 20th October, 2018. In dual (or more) SIM mobile device(s), revenue generating activity must be made using all the SIM slots for the mobile device(s) to be auto paired 
Device IMEI is blocked. Reported stolen.  This message indicates that your IMEI is blocked as this IMEI has been reported stolen earlier If you are the one who has your mobile device. reported this mobile device as stolen/lost earlier and now it is recovered, then contact PTA/CPLC to unblock
  • Oct 12, 2018
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