With the glass replacing anodized aluminum on iPhone X, iPhone 8/8 Plus, Apple doesn't print the model number of FCC logos, model number, “Designed by Apple in California” text as well as other labels in some regions. As different iPhone models support different carriers and bands around the world, how would you find the model number of your iPhone X, iPhone 8/8 Plus, if you ever happen to use your device in other countries?
You can still get all the information like model number, IMEI number along with regulatory information from the Settings app. It's always been the most reliable way to access your device information. More after the jump!
How to Find iPhone X, 8 or 8 Plus' Model Number
iPhone X, iPhone 8 and 8 Plus Models
You can go to Apple.com to view the list of all the iPhone X, iPhone 8/8 Plus carriers, and bands. The models of the devices are as follows.
- Model A1865 (GSM)
- Model A1865 (CDMA) – Verizon/Sprint (Qualcomm)
- Model A1901 (GSM) – AT&T/T-Mobile
- Model A1902 (GSM) – NT DOCOMO
- Model A1863 (GSM)
- Model A1863 (CDMA) – Verizon/Sprint (Qualcomm)
- Model A1905 – AT&T/T-Mobile
- Model A1906 – NT DOCOMO
iPhone 8 Plus
- Model A1864 (GSM)
- Model A1864 (CDMA) – Verizon/Sprint (Qualcomm)
- Model A1897 – AT&T/T-Mobile
- Model A1898 – NT DOCOMO
As different iPhone models work with various carriers and bands around the world, you will require the model number of your device to use the supported carrier. As mentioned above, you can access it both from Settings app and Sim card tray.
How to View iPhone X, iPhone 8/8 Plus Model Number in iOS 11
Viewing the model of any iPhone is much easier from the Settings app. Besides, you can access several other important Information from the About section.
Step #1. Open Settings app on your device → General.
Step #2. Now, tap on About.
Step #3. Next, you need to tap on Model to switch from the part number to the model number.
Note: Some websites reported that model number of iPhone X, iPhone 8/8 Plus is itched on the SIM tray but we didn't find it there. We found only the IMEI number printed on the SIM tray. Besides, Apple says that only IMEI number is printed on the SIM tray of its iPhones 2017. If you find anything different, inform us in the comments.
How to Find Regulatory Information for iPhone X, iPhone 8, and 8 Plus
From the Settings app itself, you will also access the regulatory information along with the model number of your device.
Step #1. Launch Settings → Tap on General.
Step #2. Tap on About.
Step #3. Tap on Legal.
Step #4. Tap on Regulatory.
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