Hidden Secret Codes for Android Mobile Phones

Mohamed Aseem.S | 1570 Views | android | 11 Aug 2016

 

  • Android is the most popular smartphone OS ever. Developers create various kind of backdoor within the applications and operating systems. Through these backdoors any user who has sufficient knowledge can get into the much deeper system as compare to other users.As we all know Android is an open source operating system based on Linux Kernel and developed by Google.
  • Android operating system is most widely used in the world. Android developers also create many backdoor through which you can enter into the system and you can change settings.
  • It is not meant to use these backdoor for malicious intent because developers block some modes and these backdoor are the way or allow the users to enter into the system and let them become familiar to the system. In smartphones these backdoor are called “secret codes”.

Secret Code For Complete Information About your Phone :

 *#*#4636#*#*
  • In this code is mainly used for get some interesting information about your phone and battery. 
  • It shows following 4 menus on screen:
  • Phone information
  • Wifi  information 
  • Battery history
  • Usage statistics

Secret Code For Factory data reset :

*#*#7780#*#*
  • In this code can be used for a factory data reset.
  • And it’ll remove following things:
  • Google account settings stored in your phone
  • System and application data and settings. 
  • Downloaded applications

It’ll NOT remove:

  • Current system software and bundled application.
  • SD card files e.g. photos, music files, etc.

Note: Once you give this code, you get a prompt screen asking you to click on “Reset phone” button. So you get a chance to cancel your operation.

Secret Code For Format Android Phone :

*2767*3855#
  • If you use this code means think before you give this code. This code is used for factory format. 
  • It’ll remove all files and settings including the internal memory storage. It’ll also reinstall the phone firmware.

Note: Once you give this code, there is no way to cancel the operation unless you remove the battery from the phone. So think twice before giving this code.

Secret Code For Phone Camera Update :

*#*#34971539#*#*
  • This code is used to get information about phone camera.
  • It shows following 4 menus:
  • Update camera firmware in image (Don’t try this option)
  • Update camera firmware in SD card
  • Get camera firmware version
  • Get firmware update count

WARNING: Never use the first option otherwise your phone camera will stop working and you’ll need to take your phone to service center to reinstall camera firmware.

Secret Code For End Call/Power :

*#*#7594#*#*
  • This code is mainly used for change the “End Call / Power” button action in your phone. Be default, if you long press the button, it shows a screen asking you to select any option from Silent mode, AirPlane mode and Power off.
  • You can change this action using this code. You can enable direct power off on this button so you don’t need to waste your time in selecting the option.

Secret Code For File Copy for Creating Backup :

*#*#273283*255*663282*#*#*

In this secret code mainly used for opens a File copy screen where you can backup your media files e.g. Images, Sound, Video and Voice memo.

Secret Code For Service Mode :

*#*#197328640#*#*

This code can be used to enter into Service mode. You can run various tests and change settings in the service mode.

Secret Code For WLAN, GPS and Bluetooth :

*#*#232339#*#* OR *#*#526#*#* OR *#*#528#*#*– WLAN test (Use “Menu” button to start various tests)
*#*#232338#*#*– Shows WiFi MAC address *#*#1472365#*#*– GPS test *#*#1575#*#*– Another GPS test
*#*#232337#*#– Shows Bluetooth device address
*#*#232331#*#*– Bluetooth test

Secret Code For get Firmware version information :

*#*#4986*2650468#*#*– PDA, Phone, H/W, RFCallDate
*#*#1234#*#*–PDA and Phone
*#*#2222#*#*–FTA HW Version
*#*#1111#*#*–FTA SW Version
*#*#44336#*#*–PDA, Phone, CSC, Build Time, Changelist number

Secret Code For  launch various Factory Tests :

*#*#0283#*#* – Packet Loopback
*#*#0*#*#* – LCD test
*#*#0673#*#* OR *#*#0289#*#* – Melody test
*#*#0842#*#* – Device test (Vibration test and BackLight test)
*#*#2664#*#* – Touch screen test
*#*#2663#*#* – Touch screen version *#*#0588#*#* – Proximity sensor test
*#*#3264#*#* – RAM version

Other Secret Code :

Code

Description

*#*#4636#*#*

Display information about Phone, Battery and Usage statistics

*#*#7780#*#*

Resetting your phone to factory state-Only deletes application data and applications

*2767*3855#

It’s a complete wiping of your mobile also it reinstalls the phones firmware

*#*#34971539#*#*

Shows completes information about the camera

*#*#7594#*#*

Changing the power button behavior-Enables direct power off once the code enabled

*#*#273283*255*663282*#*#*

For a quick backup to all your media files

*#*#197328640#*#*

Enabling test mode for service activity

*#*#232339#*#* OR *#*#526#*#*

Wireless Lan Tests

*#*#232338#*#*

Displays Wi-Fi Mac-address

*#*#1472365#*#*

For a quick GPS test

*#*#1575#*#*

A Different type GPS test

*#*#0283#*#*

Packet Loopback test

*#*#0*#*#*

LCD display test

*#*#0673#*#* OR *#*#0289#*#*

Audio test

*#*#0842#*#*

Vibration and Backlight test

*#*#2663#*#*

Displays touch-screen version

*#*#2664#*#*

Touch-Screen test

*#*#0588#*#*

Proximity sensor test

*#*#3264#*#*

Ram version

*#*#232331#*#*

Bluetooth test

*#*#7262626#*#*

Field test

*#*#232337#*#

Displays Bluetooth device address

*#*#8255#*#*

For Google Talk service monitoring

*#*#4986*2650468#*#*

PDA, Phone, Hardware, RF Call Date firmware info

*#*#1234#*#*

PDA and Phone firmware info

*#*#1111#*#*

FTA Software version

*#*#2222#*#*

FTA Hardware verion

*#*#44336#*#*

Displays Build time and change list number

*#06#

Displays IMEI number

*#*#8351#*#*

Enables voice dialing logging mode

*#*#8350#*#*

Disables voice dialing logging mode

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