Serial Number

Discussion in 'Questions (Windows Mobile)' started by Cableguy, May 4, 2007.

  1. Cableguy

    Cableguy Expert Licensed User


    I know that the device's seria numer s "engraved" into the memory....How can we retrieve it by software?, where is it stored?, is there some regestry key related value?
  2. JJM

    JJM Active Member Licensed User

    You can use GetDeviceID in Hardware.dll, I think!

    Best regards

  3. Cableguy

    Cableguy Expert Licensed User

    Thanks for the Quick reply JJM, But i'm not sure if this is the serial number of the device or of one of its components....How to compare them?
  4. JJM

    JJM Active Member Licensed User

    You are true i have yet the box of my device and the serial number write on this box is not the one i get with this command. I'm :confused: ...
    Wait for Erel response!!!


  5. Erel

    Erel Administrator Staff Member Licensed User

    It returns the Device ID which is not the serial number (but it's unique).
    Note that not all devices support this function. Some will return an empty string.
    You can also check the registry for the owner name.
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