All Secret Codes of Android Phone – Discover the secret world of your Android

Magazine 5 Sep , 2013  

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Android secret-codesI guess most of you have Android Devices and Android are having a lot of things to discover. Firstly, when you purchase any android device, it comes with some additional features that are integrated to the operating system then we have 775,000+ apps on Google Play Store to explore and you know, Android Devices are having secret codes too.

These codes when executed, opens some hidden options, settings and menus to for the specific device. If you think you are an android geek then you must know these (or at least some of them) secret codes. Generally, these codes are used by developers, companies and geeks to alter some system configurations, customize Android phone even more, etc. But These Codes are Very Sensitive, so Use these carefully. Or You lost your phone Settings or more.

General Codes:

*#06# – Display’s IMEI number.
*2767*3855# – This code will Format your device to factory state (will delete everything on a phone).
*#*#4636#*#* – Display’s Phone information, usage statistics and battery.
*#*#273282*255*663282*#*#* – This code will Immediately the backup of all media files.
*#*#197328640#*#* – This code will Enable test mode for the service.
*#*#1111#*#* – Will display FTA software version.
*#*#1234#*#* – Will show PDA and firmware version.
*#*#232339#*#* – Wireless LAN tests.
*#*#0842#*#* – This code is used for Backlight/vibration test.
*#12580*369# – Display’s Software and hardware info.
*#*#2664#*#* – This code is used for Testing the touchscreen.
*#9900# – System dump mode.
*#9090# – Diagnostic configuration.
*#*#34971539#*#* – Will display Detailed camera information.
*#872564# – USB logging control.
*#301279# – HSDPA/HSUPA Control Menu.
*#7465625# – This code will display phone’s lock status.
*#0*# – Enter the service menu on newer phones like Galaxy S III.
*#*#7780#*#* – Reset the /data partition to factory state.

Basic Codes:
*#*#7780#*#* – This code is used for factory restore setting.This will remove Google account setting and System and application data and settings.
*2767*3855# – This code is used for factory format, and will remove all files and settings including the internal memory storage. It will also re install the firmware.
*#*#4636#*#* – This code show information about your phone and battery.
*#*#273283*255*663282*#*#* – This code opens a File copy screen where you can backup your media files e.g. Images, Sound, Video and Voice memo.
*#*#197328640#*#* – This code can be used to enter into Service mode. You can run various tests and change settings in the service mode.
*#*#7594#*#* – This code enable your “End call / Power” button into direct power off button without asking for selecting any option(silent mode, Aero plane and power-off).
*#*#8255#*#* – This code can be used to launch G Talk Service Monitor.
*#*#34971539#*#* – This code is used to get camera information. Please avoid update camera firmware option.

W-LAN, GPS and Bluetooth Test Codes:
*#*#232339#*#* OR *#*#526#*#* OR *#*#528#*#* – W-LAN test (Use “Menu” button to start various tests).
*#*#232338#*#* – Shows WiFi MAC address.
*#*#1472365#*#* – GPS test.
*#*#1575#*#* – Another GPS test.
*#*#232331#*#* – Bluetooth test.
*#*#232337#*# – Shows Bluetooth device address.

Codes to launch various Factory Tests:
*#*#0842#*#* – Device test (Vibration test and BackLight test).
*#*#0588#*#* – Proximity sensor test.
*#*#0*#*#* – LCD test.
*#*#2664#*#* – Touch screen test.
*#*#2663#*#* – Touch screen version.
*#*#0283#*#* – Packet Loopback.
*#*#0673#*#* OR *#*#0289#*#* – Melody test.
*#*#3264#*#* – RAM version.

Code for firmware version information:
*#*#1111#*#* – FTA SW Version.
*#*#2222#*#* – FTA HW Version.
*#*#44336#*#* – PDA, Phone, CSC, Build Time, change list number.
*#*#4986*2650468#*#* – PDA, Phone, H/W, RFCallDate.
*#*#1234#*#* – PDA and Phone.

Just use these codes and unveil hidden secrets of your Android device.  Rock with your Android but don’t give it a shock 😛

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