Your phone’s International Mobile Equipment Identity (IMEI) number external-link is usually printed within the battery cavity. Alternatively, to locate your phone’s IMEI 15-digit number:

  1. Press * # 0 6 # on your keypad,
  2. Press ‘Call’ or ‘Send’ as if making a call
  3. Your IMEI number will be retrieved and displayed on your screen

Apple Inc external-link

If your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch is lost or stolen


Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) external-link

Anti-spam external-link
Spam Hotline: Phone 1300 855 180
SMS can be forwarded to 0429 999 888

Do Not Call Registerexternal-link
[A free service where consumers can securely register their home, mobile or fax numbers for free to reduce unsolicited telemarketing calls. Registration is permanent]
Phone: 1300 792 958


Australian Government State and Territory Emergency Services

Emergency+ App for mobiles external-link


Australian Mobile Telecommunications Association external-link

To check the status of your handset external-link – see if it is reported lost or stolen
To report your lost or stolen phone external-link – info and advice


Lawstuff – Know Your Rights external-link

Photos & Videos on your Phone external-link


To locate your phone

FREE basic version Where’s my Droid? App external-link
FREE Find my iPhone, iPad, iPod, mac watch etc. App external-link

Plan B – Track Lost Phone App Android external-link – can be remotely installed on the lost phone

Disclaimer: NHW cannot recommend any product or service. Please do your own research.


Lookout Mobile Security external-link

FREE basic version iPhone – Lookout Security & Antivirus App external-link
FREE basic version Android – Lookout Security & Antivirus App external-link

Disclaimer: NHW cannot recommend any product or service. Please do your own research.


Malwarebytes external-link

FREE Anti malware App for Android mobiles external-link – to prevent malware

Disclaimer:  NHW cannot recommend any product or service. Please do your own research.


Number Lookup external-link

Telephone number search for identifying nuisance and scam phone calls


Reverse Australia external-link

FREE reverse look-up service for mobiles and landlines within Australia.
This could be used to look up an incoming caller’s number, prior to answering, in order to screen scammers.


Telstra external-link

Unwelcome calls (info, blocking etc) external-link


Think You Know (UK) external-link

Teens – Sexting external-link


Transport for NSW Centre for Road Safety external-link

Mobile phone road rules external-link


Who Calls Me external-link

Reverse phone number Lookup, eg for strange/unwanted calls