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iTunes (in version 8.1, at least) has a feature that I accidentally discovered today. If you have an iPhone plugged in (and possibly other devices and iPods), and look at the Summary tab of your device, it lists your device's Name, Capacity, Software Version, Serial Number, and in the case of an iPhone, the Phone Number of your phone.

If you click on those titles (or the text next to the titles), the information changes to show you the following:
  • Software Version » Build Version
  • Serial Number » UDID Identifier
  • Phone Number » IMEI » ICCID
This information can also easily be gathered from the iPhone itself, but it could be handy to access this information in iTunes when you are doing a backup or the iPhone is otherwise occupied.

[robg adds: I couldn't get anything to change with my iPods (though I don't have a touch to test with), but the Apple TV's Software Version cycles to Build Number, and its Serial Number cycles to IPv4 Address. I also noticed that -- even though you can't select the UDID -- you can copy it. Just make sure the field is showing UDID, then press Command-C. Switch to another app and press Command-V, and the UDID will show up. (If you test iPhone apps, developers need your UDID to send you an ad-hoc build of their app, so this eases the process somewhat.)]
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See additional device info in iTunes' Summary tab
Authored by: marook on Mar 16, '09 08:23:24AM

This has been the case from day 1.

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Authored by: VxJasonxV on Mar 16, '09 10:59:49AM

It's interesting that the copy/paste will only copy the Serial/UDID field.

Erica Sadun's AdHoc Helper app + this copy/paste trick is awesome. Facilitates both areas that I can think of where you'd need to provide that information.



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Authored by: crisss1205 on Mar 16, '09 04:04:43PM

Been there for a very long time. Not all the information (UDID Identifier) is given on the phone. That number is what you have to use (since last March) to test an application before it launches in the App Store using the iPhone SDK.



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Authored by: marook on Mar 16, '09 04:39:21PM

The UDID is the number you need to use for ANY Provisioning for the device, be it internal App distribution or other setup profiles with Wifi, email, certificates or other info made with the iPhone Configuration Utility.

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Authored by: grahamix on Mar 17, '09 03:37:58AM

Phone number (and thence IMEI) is not a field displayed on my iPhone 3G in the UK.



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