How to Find Out What Model of Android Phone You Have


Because of the sheer number of Android phones out there, it can be a challenge to figure out (or remember) which handset you have. Here’s how you can find out.

Look For the Model On the Phone Itself

The first thing you should try is looking on the phone itself to see if the model number is printed there, so start by flipping your phone over. If you’re running a Samsung or LG handset, there’s a good chance the model is listed right there on the back. Pretty simple!

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.

Find Your Phone’s Model Number in Its Settings

Regardless of what phone you’re using, you should be able to find detailed information about the model in the Settings menu. Pull the notification shade down, and then tap the gear icon to get there.

Note: On some phones, you may need to pull the shade down twice to expose the gear icon.

On the Settings screen, scroll all the way down to the bottom and look for the About Phone section. On some phones—like those running stock Android…

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