How to use RDA IMEI Tool

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These are instructions on how to use RDA IMEI Tool to Flash or Write IMEI on Devices powered by RDA Chipset.

Caution: Flashing or Writing IMEI using the RDA IMEI Tool may wipe the data from the device. Therefore, we recommend you backup your data before using the tool.

Flash or Write IMEI using RDA IMEI Tool

  1. Download and install the RDA USB Driver on your Computer (if in case RDA Drivers are already installed, then SKIP this Step).
  2. USB Logo

  3. Download and extract RDA IMEI Tool on your computer. After extracting, you will be able to see the following files:
  4. RDA IMEI Tool Files

  5. Now, Open iewimei_eng.exe to Launch the Tool.
  6. IMEI Tool Open

  7. Once RDA IMEI Tool is launched, you will be able to see the following window:
  8. IMEI Tool

  9. Now, Click on the Write IMEI Checkbox to Enable it.
  10. RDA IMEI Tool Write IMEI Checkbox

  11. Now, Input the 15 digit IMEI number in the Box (input the original IMEI number of your device).
  12. RDA IMEI Tool Write IMEI Input

    If your device is having more than one SIM, then in that situation, Click on the Setup and under the SIM card count Choose the required number of SIM and then Click on OK Button.

    RDA IMEI Tool Setup

    RDA IMEI Tool Setup SIM Count

  13. Now, Connect your RDA Chipset powered device to the computer (make sure your device is in Download mode. To boot into Download Mode: Power off the Device > Press and hold Volume UP + Power for 5-8 Seconds until Download Mode appears).
  14. Mobile Connected Computer

  15. Now, Click on the Start Button to begin the IMEI Flashing or Write process.
  16. RDA IMEI Tool Start

  17. Once IMEI Write is completed, you will be able to see the success Message at the End.
  18. RDA IMEI Tool Success

    Congratulations! Now, Click on Stop Button on the tool and disconnect your device from the computer and restart it.


[*] Compatibility: RDA IMEI Tool is compatible with Windows computers, including Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10.

[*] Caution: Flashing IMEI other than the Original is illegal in many countries and may cause trouble to you.

[*] How to Check IMEI Number? To check the IMEI number of your device, Dial *#06# on your device or see the IMEI number written on the Device Box.

[*] Credits: RDA IMEI Tool is created and distributed by RDA Microelectronics, Inc. So, full credit goes to them for sharing the application for free.