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Determine the specific model number of an Apple iOS or Android OS device


At times, it may be useful to know the exact model number of your Apple iOS or Android OS smartphone or tablet device. This article details how you may do that for each respective device.

Detailed Information

For iOS devices

The GoPayment app and card reader work with Apple devices running iOS 8.0 and higher. The model number for the device is alphanumeric and doesn't specify iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4S, etc.

Apple has determined that iOS 6.0 is compatible with the following devices:

iPhone iPad iPod touch
  • iPhone 4S
  • iPhone 5
  • iPhone 5C
  • iPhone 5S
  • iPhone 6
  • iPhone 6 Plus
  • iPhone 6S
  • 2nd generation
  • 3rd generation
  • 4th generation
  • iPad mini
  • 4th generation
  • 5th generation
Note: iOS 8 is not available for the iPhone 4 or earlier, iPod touch (3rd generation) or earlier, and iPad (1st generation).

Source: Apple

For Android OS devices


The steps vary depending on whether the device is a smartphone or tablet. Please follow the corresponding steps below.

Android Smartphone

  1. From the home screen, press the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings from the iconographic menu that pops up on the screen.
  3. Scroll down to and tap About phone at the bottom of the list.
  4. Tap Phone identity.
  5. Tap Model number to view the model number of your device.

Android Tablet

  1. Tap Settings from the home screen.
  2. Select About device from the left-side pane, at the bottom of the list.
  3. Tap Model number to view the model number of your device.
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