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How well do you know your Android device?

Here are some of the hidden Android secret codes.

Since most hidden menus are manufacturer specific, there’s no guarantee that they’ll work across all Android smartphones, but you can try them out nevertheless on your Samsung, HTC, Motorola, Sony and other devices. Be advised, though, that some of these can cause serious changes to your device’s configuration, so don’t play with something that you don’t fully understand.

*#06# – IMEI number
*#0*# – Enter the service menu on newer phones like Galaxy S III
*#*#4636#*#* – Phone information, usage statistics and battery
*#*#34971539#*#* – Detailed camera information
*#*#273282*255*663282*#*#* – Immediate backup of all media files
*#*#197328640#*#* – Enable test mode for service
*#*#232339#*#* – Wireless LAN tests
*#*#0842#*#* – Backlight/vibration test
*#*#2664#*#* – Test the touchscreen
*#*#1111#*#* – FTA software version (1234 in the same code will give PDA and firmware version)
*#12580*369# – Software and hardware info
*#9090# – Diagnostic configuration
*#872564# – USB logging control
*#9900# – System dump mode
*#301279# – HSDPA/HSUPA Control Menu
*#7465625# – View phone lock status
*#*#7780#*#* – Reset the /data partition to factory state
*2767*3855# – Format device to factory state (will delete everything on phone)
##7764726 – Hidden service menu for Motorola Droid
You can find more of these spread across the internet, and they’re usually very handy to have, even if just to show off your geekiness to your social circle.
Update x1: More codes!
*#*#7594#*#* – Enable direct powering down of device once this code is entered
*#*#273283*255*663282*#*#* – Make a quick backup of all the media files on your Android device
*#*#232338#*#* – Shows Wi-Fi MAC address
*#*#1472365#*#* – Perform a quick GPS test
*#*#1575#*#* – For a more advanced GPS test
*#*#0283#*#* – Perform a packet loopback test
*#*#0*#*#* – Run an LCD display test
*#*#0289#*#* – Run Audio test
*#*#2663#*#* – Show device’s touch-screen version
*#*#0588#*#* – Perform a proximity sensor test
*#*#3264#*#* – Show RAM version
*#*#232331#*#* – Run Bluetooth test
*#*#232337#*# – Show device’s Bluetooth address
*#*#7262626#*#* – Perform a field test
*#*#8255#*#* – Monitor Google Talk service
*#*#4986*2650468#*#* – Show Phone, Hardware, PDA, RF Call Date firmware info
*#*#1234#*#* – Show PDA and Phone firmware info
*#*#2222#*#* – Show FTA Hardware version
*#*#44336#*#* – Show Build time and change list number
*#*#8351#*#* – Enable voice dialing log mode, dial *#*#8350#*#* to disable it
##778 (+call) – Show EPST menu
These codes are specific to HTC devices only:
*#*#3424#*#* – Run HTC function test program
*#*#4636#*#* – Show HTC info menu
##8626337# – Run VOCODER
##33284# – Perform field test
*#*#8255#*#* – Launch Google Talk service monitor
##3424# – Run diagnostic mode
##3282# – Show EPST menu
##786# – Reverse Logistics Support

Source : Redmondpie

Edited by geeteam

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steinom

Handy information, great :)

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cyberber

I have a Samsung Note Tab II model GT-N7100 with Android Version 4.3 I would like to update to version 4.4 is there a way to do it

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geeteam

I have a Samsung Note Tab II model GT-N7100 with Android Version 4.3 I would like to update to version 4.4 is there a way to do it

Probably there is a possibility, you can find more information here

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shasi

hmmm nice working

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windowsvistas

Bookmarked It just in case ;)

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demon77

Is there any usefull codes like retrieving geoposition info for where wich the other person on a call is etc? Tips and tricks on how to monitor someone elses mic/camera while they arent knowing would be apriciated! No.. it's not illegal, the government does it all the time and many times for nooo reason ;)!

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geeteam

Is there any usefull codes like retrieving geoposition info for where wich the other person on a call is etc? Tips and tricks on how to monitor someone elses mic/camera while they arent knowing would be apriciated! No.. it's not illegal, the government does it all the time and many times for nooo reason ;)!

Actually there isn't any code atm (haven't come across one though ;)) but there are several apps to track the location of you and anyone else; there are several tracking apps out there. you could check them out.

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DLord

I tried few and none worked on Xperia Z1C :(

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geeteam

I tried few and none worked on Xperia Z1C :(

Its unfortunate; these codes varies from device to device and sometimes with the network provider. just keep trying...

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demon77

Is there any usefull codes like retrieving geoposition info for where wich the other person on a call is etc? Tips and tricks on how to monitor someone elses mic/camera while they arent knowing would be apriciated! No.. it's not illegal, the government does it all the time and many times for nooo reason ;)!

Actually there isn't any code atm (haven't come across one though ;)) but there are several apps to track the location of you and anyone else; there are several tracking apps out there. you could check them out.

Can you give me some of those apps please :)? If I would start googling for them, fakes would just come up i'm sure :/..

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geeteam

Is there any usefull codes like retrieving geoposition info for where wich the other person on a call is etc? Tips and tricks on how to monitor someone elses mic/camera while they arent knowing would be apriciated! No.. it's not illegal, the government does it all the time and many times for nooo reason ;)!

Actually there isn't any code atm (haven't come across one though ;)) but there are several apps to track the location of you and anyone else; there are several tracking apps out there. you could check them out.

Can you give me some of those apps please :)? If I would start googling for them, fakes would just come up i'm sure :/..

You can try out GPS Tracking Pro - And some Anti-Virus Security apps like Lookout Security & Antivirus, etc you can check out a list of some tracking app from hongkiat

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timitrisanto

Dont work for acer liquid z4
any help?

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geeteam

Dont work for acer liquid z4

any help?

all the codes? :huh:

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timitrisanto

Dont work for acer liquid z4

any help?

all the codes? :huh:

not all

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geeteam

Dont work for acer liquid z4

any help?

all the codes? :huh:

not all

Yeah Definately, Others will work, others wont. Based on your Phone, the version of OS and your network provider.

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mlauzon
On 04/05/2014 at 11:50 AM, geeteam said:

*#*#7780#*#* – Reset the /data partition to factory state

 

What exactly would this accomplish?

Edited by mlauzon

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kr1w

it's worked on my phone ! :)

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SURbit

36 Useful Secret Codes For Android Devices

 

Hello all, here is a wide collection of secret codes for your Android mobile phones. These codes enables you to access the hidden options which are not shown by default on your device, and can be used for testing the functions of various utilities used by your mobile.
 

Warning Note: These codes are used only by technicians, So be careful with them and use it at your own risk and We Cannot guaranty that these codes will work on all Android mobiles!
USE CAUTION ON THESE AS THERE IS NO WARNING or ACCEPT OPTION GIVEN PRIOR TO ACTION ! YOU COULD END UP WIPING & RESETTING YOUR DEVICE WITH SOME ...
 

General Codes:

*#06# – To Display's IMEI number.

*2767*3855# – To format your device i.e To delete everything on the phone memory (Can be customized).

*#*#4636#*#* – This code will display your usage statistics and battery.

*#*#273282*255*663282*#*#* – This code helps you to back up all media files on your mobile.

*#*#197328640#*#* – This code will send you to the test mode, to test various functionality of your mobile.

*#*#1111#*#* – This code will display FTA software version.

*#*#1234#*#* – This code will show PDA and firmware version.

*#*#232339#*#* – For 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*# – This code will enable you to 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, Changelist number.

*#*#4986*2650468#*#* - PDA, Phone, H/W, RFCallDate.

*#*#1234#*#* - PDA and Phone.

 
 
I use this one on my Sam Note 3 phone to change or lock on to a certain signal band.
*#2263# – Network modes select. (you have to save setting by right key "back" or "end")
Edited by SURbit

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mlauzon
On 2016-01-27 at 10:42 AM, SURbit said:

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Why would you clearly repeat what was already posted here?

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