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Here’s how to tell if your Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is going to blow up

Is your Samsung Galaxy Note 7 a ticking time bomb? Find out with Samsung’s new online tool.

Galaxy Note 7

Is your Samsung Galaxy Note 7 a ticking time bomb? Find out with Samsung’s new online tool.


You’ve probably heard by now, Samsung Galaxy Note 7’s are blowing up. Literally. And now the company is launching a new website to help Note 7 owners know if their devices are safe or not.

Over the past couple of weeks, Samsung issued a global recall for Galaxy Note 7’s over concerns of exploding batteries. In the US alone, there were 90 reported cases of this. You can read more about it here, here, and here.

So to make it easy, Samsung’s new site lets users punch in their devices IMEI number to see if their Galaxy Note 7 is one of the lucky models to have a defective battery. An EMEI number can be found with the box the Note 7 came in with, or users can simply punch *#06# into the phone app to retrieve it.

samsung galaxy note 7 recall

Going forward, Samsung is rolling out safer Galaxy Note 7 devices with a square symbol on the packaging of the box to indicate a newer and safer model.

So if you’re cautiously holding on to your Galaxy Note 7 wondering if it’s going to explode or not, just enter in your IMEI number in Samsung’s new online tool and you’ll get your answer.

Samsung Galaxy Note7 Safety Recall

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