Now, you can understand how to block lost mobile phones in 2021, when your mobile handset has been lost/stolen/snatched, lodge a complaint with PTA to get it blocked via Lost & Stolen Device System (LSDS) through this method:
Block Stolen Mobile in Pakistan Online 2021
Visit PTA Complaint Management System (CMS): https://complaint.pta.gov.pk/RegisterComplaint.aspx
For guidance and more information, users may contact PTA Consumer Support Center (CSC) toll free number 0800-55055 (9:00 AM to 9:00 PM 7 Days a Week).
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If your phone/mobile handset has been recovered and you wish to unblock it, visit PTA’s CMS and provide the required information along with Previous Complaint Reference No. /Tracking ID given to you earlier at the time of lodging blocking complaint with PTA for processing unblocking request.
How To Block Lost Mobile Phone Using IMEI Number
The status of blocking can be checked after 24 hours of reporting in following ways:
- SMS: Type stolen IMEI and SMS to 8484
- Website: https://www.dirbs.pta.gov.pk/
- Android App: Check status of device via android application (DVS)
PTA’s mandate is only limited to blocking of phone. In order to trace/track stolen phone, local police may be approached.
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False reporting is a criminal offence and will be dealt as per law. PID(I) 6492/20 Pakistan Telecommunication Authority PTA Headquarters, F-5/1, Islamabad, Pakistan, www.pta.gov.pk