Monday 21 October 2013

Best Android Secret Codes List

Android is an open source Linux based operating system and potentially the android phones are the most common and popular phones because, worldwide they have approximately 75 percent of share in smartphones market. But the thing which is uncommon to most android phone users is the secret codes.

In an Android phone secret codes can be used for various purposes like to get instant access to settings, to test and in order to get technical specs and other useful details about your device hardware's and software's.

android secret codes and hidden tricks

Well there is one thing which I would like to make clear before sharing some common and uncommon, visible and hidden secret codes for Android phones that, The following list includes many of the secret codes that can make unrecoverable changes to your device settings and data. So, please be fully aware before applying any of your android phone tricks.

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*#06# - A most common code that can be used in almost all smartphones to get know a 15 digit IMEI number which helps to get some basic info about your device.

*#*#4636#*#* - This trick will help you to get know some useful information about your smartphones which includes; battery details, WiFi information, Usage statistics and some phone details.

*#1234# - This code will show you the phone version, build version (PDA) and in last the Sales code (CSC).

*#*#232337#*#* - Will tell you the Bluetooth address of your device.

*#*#232331#*#* - It will test your Bluetooth's radio frequency.

*#*#1472365#*#* OR *#*#1575#*#* - Hopefully any one will work on your device to test GPS.

*#*#232338#*#* - Alternative way to get direct access to find Mac address on android phone.

*#*#197328640#*#* - This will give you a quick access to service mode from where you can make various test (Debug Screen) and can get technical specs likely of version information, etc.

*#*#232339#*#* - To test WLAN of android device. By use of menu key you can test other things too.

*#*#273283*255*663282*#*#* - This code will redirect you to the Data Create from where you can make copy(ies) of your media files (Voice Memo's, Audios, Images, and Videos) for backup in your desired folder.

*#*#7594#*#* - It will allow you to add direct option to switch off your android device by use of Call End button. By default on a long press of call end key it redirects you to select profile (Normal, meeting, phone off, etc.) but, by use of this code you can power off your android phone without wasting time by going through profile options.

*#*#34971539#*#* - It will show details about your android phone camera firmware version. But don't try to update camera firmware in image because, potentially it will put you in troubles.

*2767*3855# - This code is used to format android phones. It will erase all data; files, folders and settings. So, before testing don't forget to backup data.

*#*#7780#*#* - This code is used to factory reset android phones. In factory reset all data will be erased from device memory, including your Google account, settings, and downloaded applications. It will not delete music, pictures, and other user data, for it you need to format SD card.

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*#*#2663#*#* and *#*#2664#*#* - To test touchscreen and check its version, respectively.

*#*#0588#*#* - Use this code to test android phone vibration and its backlight.

*#12580*369# - Use it to know your device software and hardware information.

*#*#0*#*#* - To test android device LCD.

*#0*# - Will enter your to service menu but, it is functional only in new android devices (4.0 or later).
It is not necessary that all of the following secret codes will work perfectly on yours or on any android device and for each android version. I have tried to share useful and interesting codes. Many of these codes has been tested on smartphones of various models and brands including; Samsung Galaxy Mini, QMobile Noir A950, and HTC Wildfire, and I hope many of these hidden secret codes will also works smoothly on Google Nexus , LG, Sony and Motorolla devices. Please don't forget to inform us in comment with your android device (Smartphone or Tablet), android version and secret code in case if it didn't worked.
january 13 2016 - how many days until march 19 2016

Hannah Jones

Author & Editor

From Skopje, Macedonia, Also works as Software Quality Assurance.


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