It is advisable to store the make, model and serial number of any electronic and/or valuable item you own in a safe reliable place. Recording a serial number increases the likelihood of the police returning your valuable if stolen.
It only takes a few minutes to record the serial number of electronic and/or valuable items. It is advisable to store the make, model and serial number of any electronic and/or valuable item you own in a safe reliable place. Try not to store these in files on computers in the same household in case there is a break in.
Electronics are often targeted by criminals. Please record the serial number on flat screens, lap tops, IPODs, MP3 players and GPS navigation units. When stolen, these electronic devices are often wiped clean of all stored information and any identifiable data will not be available. Recording serial numbers increases the chances of getting your property back to you if it is located.
Brand-Specific Serial Numbers
If you have a Dell computer, Dell uses the service tag number and express service code as the serial numbers. Please store these as the serial numbers. If you have an iTunes account, the serial number for the iPod will come up in the account when you log onto your device.