Find Out if Your Galaxy Note 7 Will Explode or Not Dylan Duarte September 19, 2016 News Samsung issued a global recall of their new Galaxy Note 7 devices due to exploding battery issues (which have been responsible for a few fires), but then a lot of people neglected to return their phones. So as a Plan B, Samsung is giving users multiple ways to find out if their phones are ticking time bombs that need to be replaced. The best way to check is to use Samsung’s new site, which lets you put in your phone’s IMEI number (which you can find through your phone or the box it came in) and the site will tell you if you’re good or not. Also, new Galaxy Note 7 devices will have a square symbol on the packaging as a quick and easy way to signal that they’re safe. Finally, Samsung is pushing an update to unaffected Note 7s that will change the battery icon to green. However, as The Verge points out, shady third-party sellers can easily use third-party Android themes to change the battery icon manually and pass a faulty phone off as a good one. Be careful when buying through an unauthorized seller. If you own a Note 7 and your reaction to the recall was “eh, I’m probably fine,” then you should figure out if you actually are fine before your phone explodes and burns down your house. Share This With The World!