Know Fakes - Counter the counterfeits

KnowFakes app lets you identify the genuineness of a product on the go. To verify, simply enter or scan the KnowFakes code on a product. KnowFakes also provides you guidance on how to distinguish a genuine product from a fake. You can share your consumer complaints, concerns or suggestions for early addressing by KnowFakes.

Different manufacturers have come on-board with KnowFakes to enable this verification for you.

Note: In case your desired product is not carrying KnowFakes code, please write to us at We shall speak to the concerned manufacturer on your behalf and bring the product under our coverage. You can also report your individual encounters with fake products to us. They will help in addressing the menace of counterfeit faster.

Application Features

✔ Create profile
✔ OTP based registration to on board only genuine consumers.
✔ PIN based security to log you in.
✔ Forgot PIN/Password option
✔ Verify a product using unique KnowFakes code. Validate search result against product SKU in hand.
✔ Verify product's logo, hallmark, color or pictures against the originals.
✔ Feedback option against each search result.
✔ Report a Fake product or simply report your experience against a product or brand.
✔ Change profile settings using web or application console.
✔ Integration with web, application and SMS based search results to provide results.
✔ Submit new products for listing with other thousands of likes.

Verification channels


Mobile app: Mobile App Link

SMS: Send KnowFakes numeric code (e.g. "1000000021328") to '8510012244' to receive result over SMS

SMS: Send "knowfakes" to '8510012244' to receive links for our mobile app and website.

Connect with us

Manufacturers / Sole / National distributors:

To safeguard your products against counterfeits and enlist your product with us, please reach us at with your organization name and contact details. We shall revert to you. We can provide services for industries like FMCG, Sports, Pharmaceuticals (medicine), Automobile, Consumer Electronics, Toys to name a few.

End user / Consumers:

Mail us at with your comments/suggestions/Fake product details or photographs. You can also send us your product names that you wish to see covered by us. Based on popular demand we shall take up the case with manufacturer.
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What's New

Update fixes for Android 9.x Pie
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Additional Information

June 25, 2019
Current Version
Requires Android
4.1 and up
Content Rating
Offered By
Marsti Mithya Pvt. Ltd.
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