Changing Infinix Hot Note X551 IMEI -Complete Guide

For sometimes now, changing of android device IMEI has been rocking the town especially, on MTK android devices. Some of them are really easy to change while some require a bit more of efforts.

In this tutorial, I explain how to change the Infinix Hot Note X551 IMEI. This tutorial will help you bypass the "Not Allowed In Userbuild" error message most Infinix android device brings.

What is IMEI?

IMEI (International Mobile Equipment Identity) is a 15- or 17-digit code that uniquely identifies mobile phone sets and some gadgets that use the data or telephony service(s).

Why Change My IMEI?
Well, individuals with varying reasons but mostly, people change IMEI to correct the NULL IMEI problem of some android devices like Samsung, iTel and a few others.

It is also done to get the Glo BIS and other networks BIS services to work with android devices. However, in that case, the phone's IMEI has to be changed to a Blackberry IMEI.

Any Risks or Deffects in Changing the IMEI?
No. Not at all. You just have to follow the right procedures.

How to Change Infinix Hot Note X551 IMEI

1- Rooted Infinix Hot Note X551 -you can learn how to root your Infinix Hot Note X551 from here.

2- Mobile Uncle Application -you can download Mobile Uncle from the Play Store.

3- The .bak file -download the IMEI.bak file from here.

Now, Changing the Infinix Hot Note X551 IMEI

1- Download the IMEI.bak file from the link above on to your Infinix Hot phone storage.

2- Download and install Mobile Uncle application on the phone.

3- Move the download IMEI.bak file to the root of your phone storage i.e just move the IMEI.bak file on the memory, not in any folder at all. Let it be in such a way that when you open the storage on file explorer, you can directly view the IMEI.bak file.

4- Lunch/open Mobile Uncle on the phone, navigate to the IMEI Backup Restore (MTK) and tap/open it.

5- Flash the IMEI.back file: you will notice that Mobile Uncle displays the list of the storage that has the IMEI.bak file.
Select the one that has it and confirm it. In few seconds, Mobile Uncle will flash the new IMEI and a confirmation message will be shown to you.

Simply reboot your phone and enjoy.
To confirm your IMEI, dial *#06#