If you have stepped over term ICCID and want to know what is it is? Then you are in the right place. In this post, we are going to cover what is ICCID and how to get New ICCID.
Smartphone has many things that the normal user don’t know. There are multiple Hidden menus such as Engineering mode, IoT hidden menu, etc that are only known to few people. Even a small part of smartphones such as SIMs has various codes, parts, and numbers that we don’t know. As such number is an ICCID number. Most of you might be unaware of ICCID and its uses, which we are going to cover in this post.
Table of Contents
- What is ICCID
- What does each Digit on ICCID represents
- How to Find ICCID number of your SIM
- Where top get new ICCID number for your RSIM
What is ICCID
ICCID is a unique number given to SIM cards. ICCID stands for Integrated Circuit Card Identifier. It is a 19 or 20 digit Unique Number Given to SIM. ICCID is similar to the IMEI code but used for different purposes. The ICCID code is embedded physically as well as digitally to the SIM card. It exists in all types of SIM it is present even in E-SIM. It is a universal unique number given to SIM cards.
It can be used to identify SIM, Home country, Region, and Carrier. ICCID is present on the backside of the SIM card it is may not be printed on smaller size SIM cards. But you can identify using your device.
Check out: How to find a SIM card Carrier
What does each Digit on ICCID represents
ICCID is a 19 or 20 digit number in form of MMCC-IINN-NNNN-NNNN-NN C(X) where each representation stands for:
MM: MM is used for denoting MII(Major Industry Identifier), The first 2 digit of ICCID is always 89. It denotes that the number is related to the telecommunication industry. It helps in differentiating the different numbers.
CC: CC is used for denoting the country code. The next 2 digits are followed by the country code, Which specifies the country of the SIM card. For example, 01 represents the United States.
II: II is used for denoting an Identifier or a carrier. It shows which carrier or network is your SIM is Registered with.
N: N is used to a unique number that differentiates one SIM from Another. It is 12 digit Number used as SIM ID or User ID
C is Digit applied by calculating the all the digits and X is an additional digit.
How to Find ICCID number of your SIM
ICCID number is present on the backside of the SIM card. Sometimes it may not be available on the back of the side card, But it will be present on the package or Cover you received the SIM card in. If you have no means of those you can use your device to find out the ICCCID number. Likewise, you can also contact customer care to get it. In this method, we will show how to get an ICCID number using your device.
How to find ICCID on iOS device
Step 1: Head to Settings on your iOS device.
Step 2: Select General Settings and Head over to About Menu.
Step 3: ICCID number will be present on the About Menu, Scroll a little and you will find it.
How to find ICCID on Android device
Step 1: Open Settings on your Android SmartPhone.
Step 2: Scroll down and tap on About.
Step 3: Tap on Status. In some devices, it is known as Phone Status.
Step 4: You will find the ICCID number in the Status Information.
How to find ICCID Using a App
In some devices you cant find it under settings. You need to download and install an additional app to find out the ICCID number. For this method, we are going to use an app called Sim Data Reader
Step 1: Download and install SIM reader Application from play store
Step 2: Open the SIM reader Application and Allow it to make Calls
Step 3: You will present with a screen that displays all the details of your SIM including ICCID. It will be the first data you see in the list
Where top get new ICCID number for your RSIM
RSIM is a device used for unlocking iPhone. This method is for only those whose looking for New ICCID code for RSIM. Below are the few working ICCID code that may work for you
Below are the few sites where you can find the ICCID number