This blog post lets us know the Android Secret Codes and Hacks for hidden tricks. We can say undoubtedly that in recent time’s Android is the best Operating System. Generally, our android devices contain a vast amount of information about their hardware and System. For a regular user, it is tough to access. Android secret codes and hacks can be helpful in this case. These help to find out its hidden camera, backup information of previous information immediately, factory reset your device, etc.
According to a pre-survey, there is nearly 36 percent of all people use mobile devices. However, Smartphones still have hidden secrets about which multiple people don’t know. You can access these hidden functions by typing particular strings of numbers and symbols. When you use these “backdoors,” you can access those features that you never need. However, occasionally these features can be beneficial.
Android Secret Codes and Hacks & Hidden Menu
A few Android Secret codes or android codes are there that enable you to do multiple things. Here, we have given details of various secret codes, i.e., about their functions. You can even get the IMEI code of your mobile device without removing the battery.
However, be careful while using these codes. The reason is that these can lose information from your device or render it unusable. You can face multiple incomprehensible tech jargon. When you enter these codes, they will pop up in the menus. It indicates that you should not attempt the method if you aren’t sure about this.
Hidden Android phone menu:
A few models are there that rely on their Android and manufacturer software version. If you want to access them, then you need to go to their hidden Android phone menu. It is what we know as the System UI Tuner.
However, you can’t get this function available in the latest Android versions. You can access them only via an app. Whether you have an old version, then you can display the hidden System UI Tuner. It contains all the hidden and upcoming features related to them.
System UI Tuner activation:
- First, your job is to pull down the settings menu from your mobile device.
- Then, click on the Gear icon by going to the settings. You have to hold it for a few seconds till it starts spinning.
- In case you find your device not spinning, then confirm that your device is the very latest version.
- Whether it spins, you will get a message after a few moments saying, ” Congrats! System UI Tuner has been added to Settings.”
- After that, go to a new menu with the help of a wrench icon. This option is available near the mobile screen gear icon.
- Now, you can access the System UI Tuner from the Settings and then to the System menu.
- Whether your device is very recent and unable to activate System UI Tuner, download an external app. It can make your job done on the Android Play Store.
List of Android Secret Codes and Hacks:
You can now see the hidden potential of your device with these android secret codes. As these are universal, it doesn’t depend on the manufacturer. You can use them for any android device. However, there can be carrier restrictions on specific codes though there might not be any guarantee on these.
Secret Backup codes for Android:
*#*#273282*255*663282*#*#*: Using this, you can backup all your device’s media files.
*#0238#: This code is used to check Samsung Loopback Code.
*#1234#: It enables you to check Samsung Software Version
*#12580*369#: This phone code helps you see Samsung Hardware and Software Information.
Quick Test Menu (Samsung Galaxy Only) *#7353#: You can use this code only for the Samsung Galaxy models. It is pretty similar to the General Test mode. You will get a menu available using several one-tap test prompts. “Melody” is known as the name of the first test that prompts a jaunty little K-Pop diddy.
*#34971539#: It allows you to check Camera Firmware.
*#0011#: You can see the Samsung Service Menu Secret Code using this.
*#0228#: Its function is to check Samsung Battery Code.
*#9090#: For checking Samsung Service Mode Secret Code, it is used.
*#0808#: It lets you know about Samsung USB Service Mode Secret Code.
*#0*#: You can check Samsung Testmodus.
*#7284#: It allows you to check Samsung Factory Key String. You can use this to get some exciting information about your phone and battery. It displays these four menus on the screen:
- Phone information
- Battery information (It lets you know how you can increase the battery life in android phones)
- Battery history
- Usage statistics
Secret Testing Codes for Android:
*#*#197328640#*#*: People use this for Test mode
*#*#232339#*#*: You can test the Wi-Fi of your device.
*#*#0842#*#*: It enables you to test the Brightness and vibration of your device.
*#*#2664#*#*: Tests the Touchscreen of your phone.
*#*#232331#*#*: It allows you to test Bluetooth.
*#*#7262626#*#*: Field test can be done.
*#*#1472365#*#*: You can do a GPS quick test using the code.
*#*#0283#*#*: You can perform a Packet loopback test with the help of this one.
*#*#0*#*#*: It allows you to test the LCD.
*#*#0588#*#*: This code enables you to do a Proximity sensor test.
*#*#3264#*#*: It lets you know about the RAM version.
*#*#1575#*#*: You can do a different type of GPS test.
*#*#0673#*#* OR *#*#0289#*#*: In order to test Audio, you need to use the code.
Secret Configuration Codes for Android:
*#301279#: It displays HSDPA/HSUPA settings.
*#872564#: The function of the code is to apply USB logging settings.
Secret Developer Codes for Android:
*#9900#: This code activates System dump mode.
##778 (+green/call button): The function of the code is to display the EPST menu.
Motorola Android Secret Code:
##7764726: With the help of this, you can see the Hidden Motorola Droid menu.
HTC Android Secret Code:
3282#: This one enables you to check HTC EPST.
786#: Using the secret code, you can check HTC Reverse Logistics Support.
33284#: It allows you to see the HTC Files Trial Test.
*#*#3424#*#*: The code helps you to test the HTC Function.
3424#: It is used for the HTC Diagnostic Test.
8626337#: The code helps to check the HTC Vocoder.
##7738#: You can check the HTC Protocol Revision using this one.
*#*#7780#*#*: Factory Data Reset:
You can eliminate the stored Google account settings from your device. Besides, it allows you to remove System & application data and settings as well as Downloaded applications.
It cannot eliminate recent system software and bundled application SD card files such as images, music files, etc.
It would help if you remembered that a prompt screen appears after you enter the code. Then, it would help if you hit the “Reset phone” button. In this case, you can get an opportunity to cancel the operation. During the procedure, there is a risk of having data loss and rendering the phone useless.
*2767*3855#: Format Android Phone:
This one is used for factory formatting. That is why before applying, you need to think about this. You can eliminate almost all files and settings like the internal memory storage. Using this, you can reinstall the phone firmware. After entering the code, you cannot cancel it unless you remove your battery from your device. It also has a risk of losing information.
*#*#34971539#*#*: Phone Camera Update:
You can know about the details of the camera of your phone. The options you can see are as follows:-
- Update camera firmware in image
- Get camera firmware version
- Update camera firmware in SD card
- Get firmware update count
Keep in mind that you must not use the first one. Otherwise, the camera is not going to work. As a result, you may have to take your device to a service center so that you can reinstall the camera firmware.
*#*#7594#*#*: End Call/Power:
You can use this one to change the action of the “End Call/Power” key. When you hold the key for a long time, you can see a screen where you have to choose between silent mode, airplane mode, and power off. It allows you to enable the button to power off, and you don’t need to select an option.
*#*#273283*255*663282*#*#*: File Copy for Creating Backup:
You can get a file copy screen after using the code. In that place, you can keep the backup of your media files like Audio, pictures, images, videos, etc.
*#*#197328640#*#*: Service Mode:
You can enter service mode by typing it. It allows you to run various tests and change settings there.
WLAN Secret Hack Codes for Android:
*#*#232339#*#* OR *#*#526#*#* OR *#*#528#*#*: You can do the WLAN test. Here, you have to take the help of the “Menu” button to begin various tests.
*#*#232338#*#*: You can use it to see the Wi-Fi MAC address.
*#*#232337#*#: It displays Bluetooth device address. You can launch GTalk Service Monitor using the code.
Codes to get Firmware Version Information:
*#*#4986*2650468#*#*: If you want to get details about PDA, Phone, H/W, RFCallDate, then use this code.
*#*#1234#*#*: This one lets you know about PDA and Phone firmware info.
*#*#1111#*#*: Use the code to know about FTA SW Version
*#*#2222#*#*: For FTA HW Version, the code is used.
*#*#44336#*#*: Whether you want to know about PDA, Phone, CSC, Build time, or want to change list number, then use this code.
*#2263#: It allows you to know about RF band selection.
*#7284#: You get to know details about USB 12C mode control.
*#745#: It lets you know about the RIL dump menu.
*#746#: You can know the details of the Debug dump menu with the help of this code.
*#03#: It gives you details of the NAND flashes serial number.
*#3214789#tn: You can know about GCF mode status.
Codes to Launch Various Factory Tests:
*#*#2663#*#*: It lets you know about the Touch screen version.
*#0782#: You can do a Real-time clock test.
*#0589#: The code enables you to perform the light sensor test.
Other Secret Information Codes for Android:
1809#*990#: It displays the LG Optimus 2x hidden service menu. While you see the code, you need to enter six zeroes (000000).
3845#*920#: It shows you LG Optimus 3D hidden service menu. It would help if you did the same thing in this case also.
*#*#4636#*#*: If you want to know details about Phone, Battery, and Usage statistics, then use this code.
*#*#8255#*#*: This code’s function is to monitor the Google Talk service.
*#*#8351#*#*: The function of the code is to enable voice dialing logging mode.
*#*#8350#*#*: It is used to disable the voice dialing logging mode.
*#228#: It is the ADC Reading Secret Code.
*#9090: It lets you know about Diagnostic Configuration.
*#7465625#: It is the secret code of Network Lock Status.
What are USSD Codes?
USSD stands for Unstructured Supplementary Service Data. It is known as “quick codes” or “feature codes.” This one is an additional UI protocol that enables you to access hidden features. It is originally for GSM phones. However, you can get it available on CDMA devices. It gives you details of your Smartphone’s dialer. Usually, coders use a particular key that only allows access to the specific feature. This tradition continues in the mobile age.
What are Quick Codes and Feature Codes?
With the help of these codes, users can communicate directly with their service provider’s computers. Besides, they can access the back-end features also. The codes generally use * or # keys in starting & ending, and there exists a sequence of numbers in between them. Many users are there who don’t have any idea how their local cell towers are performing. In the above, you have already seen the different types of codes we have given. Let’s know about some more codes and their functions.
Field Mode: *3001#12345#*:
First, type the code into your device’s dialer. Next, tap on the green call button for accessing the “Field Mode.” It helps to let you know about the info of local networks and cell towers. Generally, you don’t need details of your local cell tower’s “Measured RSSi.” However, it is fun to take a look at this.
General Test Mode: *#0*#:
The code prompts a library of different phone operations. You can operate it only on android phones with a single push such as Sleep, Front Cam, Vibration.
Display your IMEI: *#06#:
The code usually does not work with Verizon on an iPhone. However, after transferring it to a T-Mobile SIM, you can use it. The code supports Android AT&T devices also. Type this code if you want to access it. You can see the green call button for prompting the IMEI number or the International Mobile Station Equipment Identity number. It helps to “blacklist” stolen devices.
Check Your Call Forwarding: *#67#:
It lets you know about the number you are forwarding calls on at that time to when you’re busy or reject a call.
It is the voicemail service of your carrier. However, if you want, you can change it to another number. For example, you can use a home number, office number, or third-party answering service. If you are using an iPhone, then go to the Settings first. Then, move to Phone and Call Forwarding. For android models, it depends on the System. Here, your job is to click on the Phone app first. After that, hit the hamburger icon, Settings, Call, More Settings, respectively. At last, hit the Call forwarding option.
Get Even More Info on Call Forwarding: *#61#:
If you have a galaxy phone, you can know how long a call is forwarded to the message center.
iPhone device users need to follow the same method to get the exact details as galaxy phones.
Check Your Available Minutes: *646#:
Generally, you can use this one only on postpaid plans.
Check Your Bill Balance: *225#: If you have an android phone, you can see an SMS message letting you know about the current balance due.
Hide Phone From Caller ID: #31#: You can use it only on android phones. The code helps you to disable the Caller ID. If you want to reinstate the Caller ID, then type the code *31#.
Check Your Billing Cycle: *3282#: It lets you know about billing information by sending a message.
SMS Message Center: *5005*7672#: It helps to let you know about your SMS message center number.
Codes Working With Most of the Cell Phones:
You can use these with most cell phones. However, a few are not usable, relying on the provider.
Press 1: You can dial the mailbox number by pressing 1 for more than one second. You have to specify the mailbox number in the settings.
Press #: Pressing it for more than one second, you can both activate or deactivate the silent profile.
*#33*[Dial]: It displays status call locks.
*43#[Dial]: Using the code, you can turn on the mode call waiting.
#43#[Dial]: To turn off call waiting, the code is used.
*#43#[Dial]: In order to see the status of call waiting, you need to use this one.
*135#[Dial]: You can request your number. However, it doesn’t work sometimes.
Hidden Codes For Charges:
*100#[Dial]: You can use the code to request a prepaid number and know the balance available in it.
*101#[Dial]: It has the same use as the previous one.
Hidden Code for SMS:
If you send any message, but it is delaying, then send a message entering *Later [seconds]# at the front. You can replace the [seconds] with a number. For example, if you put 10, then it means 10 seconds. An instance is *Later 30#Hello see you soon.
You have to put the space between later and the seconds. You cannot use this for all providers.
In this article, we have given elaborated details about the Android Secret Codes and Hacks. Now, you need to try to use the code. You can use these hidden codes almost on all android phones, but these need to be owned by Google. So, you definitely should try to use the dialer, screen, backup, test, Samsung codes, and many more. Whether you have any doubts left in your mind, let us know about this.
Frequently Asked Questions:
- How do you need to use Android Codes?
You need to type the code you want after opening the “android phone dialer.” Now, you can get to know about the hidden features of the mobile phone.