Anonymous asked in Computers & InternetComputer Networking · 4 weeks ago

Can the police track an cell phone that has no service or no sim card?

I'm just curious about this. Can they ?

3 Answers

  • 4 weeks ago

    As long as it is on, it still has the ability to make emergency calls - even without a SIM or account.

    That means it is still connected to the mobile phone network & registering its IMEI with the cell towers, so it is traceable.

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  • 4 weeks ago

    If its turned off and not used at all its untrackable, if you use wifi it may still be trackable.

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  • Adrian
    Lv 7
    4 weeks ago

    If it does not connect to anything, it cannot be traced via the cell companies. However, if there was a sale of the phone somewhere, the information about that phone would be recorded with the buyer's info/credit card/etc.

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