Sometime you may think we can get it using GPS yah that's right but if the device doesn't have GPS then what we do?. We use the data we collect from the Android Device Configuration Service for various purposes, such as: Help ensure that your device receives software updates and security patches: For example, the security patch level on your device is used to determine if you need an update. 143 silver badges. A remote database means that you can access the data from this database in a remote location. Accessing Contacts Data on Android Devices. Android Platform. Use cases where developers need this Unique ID are multiples. If your Android has been turned on and connected to cellular data and/or Wi-Fi, you should see at least one location listed on this page. The imei number is used to manage and identify the mobile phone.