Identifying whether your mobile is original or fake was a difficult task for those who purchased their first phone or those who knew little about mobile phones but Nokia has launched a SMS service through which you will know whether your phone is original or fake.
The method to know the reality about your phone is very easy you just have to write Nokia and then your IMEI number to 8797 and you will receive a reply either as a confirmation that your mobile is original or exposing that it is fake.
You try these formats to send your message to 8797:
So always check the mobile phone by sending a SMS to this number before purchasing any Nokia mobile. If your mobile is genuine you will be able to claim the warranty otherwise you will not get any support from Advance Telecom, official distributor of Nokia mobile phones in Pakistan.