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Which iPhone do I have?

What iPhone do I have
Six or seven? Discover your iPhone model

Not sure which model of iPhone you have? Follow our simple guide to determine which Apple device you’re rocking.

Which iPhone do I have? Check the model number

If you turn your phone over, on the back, in small print, you should find a model number. It will say Model: A#### (i.e. the letter A followed by four numbers).

If you can’t find it, then your phone is likely an iPhone 8 or later (that’s when they removed the model number from the back of the phone). Jump past this section to read our further advice on how to determine the precise model you own.

If you do see a model number, use the following table to determine which iPhone you have:

Model No. iPhone
A1203 iPhone (original model)
A1324 & A1241 iPhone 3G
A1325 & A1303 iPhone 3GS
A1349 & A1332 iPhone 4
A1431, A1387 & A1387 iPhone 4S
A1431, A1387 & A1387 iPhone 4S
1428, A1429 & A1442 iPhone 5
A1456, A1507, A1516, A1529 & A1532 iPhone 5C
A1453, A1457, A1518, A1528, A1530 & A1533 iPhone 5S
A1723, A1662, A1724 iPhone SE
A1549, A1586 & A1589 iPhone 6
A1522, A1524 & A1593 iPhone 6 Plus
A1633, A1688 & A1700 iPhone 6S
A1634, A1687 & A1699 iPhone 6S Plus
A1660, A1778 & A1779 iPhone 7
A1661, A1784 & A1785 iPhone 7 Plus
A1863, A1905, A1906 iPhone 8
A1864, A1897, A1898 iPhone 8 Plus
A1865, A1901, A1902 iPhone X

Which iPhone do I have? Check the settings

If you’re using iOS 10.3 or above, you can check your iPhone’s model in settings:

  • Head into Settings
  • At the top is your Apple ID and profile photo. Click on this
  • Scroll down to the bottom and you’ll see a list of all your Apple devices. The top one should be your phone and that includes the model:

But, but…

If you don’t have a model number on the back and you’re using a version of iOS older than 10.3, you’re out of luck here – it’s really time to think about upgrading that OS.

Now read this: How long should an iPhone last?

About the author

David Artiss

Currently working for a technology company based in San Francisco, David has worked in IT for nearly 30 years. He is a keen gamer and happily admits to being a gadget nerd too.

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