I came across these hidden codes and I thought it would be nice to shareΒ it here.

These sort of codes are often put in place on phones right from the days of feature phones (I like to call them “dumb phones” πŸ™‚ ) and now on smartphones as well so that it can aid in quick troubleshooting and stuffs like that.

It’s good for you to have it as it may come in handy for you in some situations or you may just want to use it to show off your “geekiness”. πŸ˜€

N.B: Please, be sure you know what you are doing before using any of these codes as some of them may make changes to the configuration of your device or even reset it. Not all would work on your device as well as some of the codes are OEM/model-dependent. Don’t hold me responsible for any problem o. “I don warn una o” πŸ˜›

  1. *#06# – IMEI number
  2. *#*#0842#*#* – Backlight/vibration test
  3. *#*#2664#*#* – Test the touchscreen
  4. *#*#1111#*#* – FTA software version (1234 in the same code will give PDA and firmware version)
  5. *#12580*369# – Software and hardware info
  6. *#9090# – Diagnostic configuration
  7. *#872564# – USB logging control
  8. *#0*# – Enter the service menu on newer phones like Galaxy S III
  9. *#*#4636#*#* – Phone information, usage statistics and battery
  10. *#*#34971539#*#* – Detailed camera information
  11. ##7764726 – Hidden service menu for Motorola Droid
  12. *#*#7594#*#* – Enable direct powering down of device once this code is entered
  13. *#*#273283*255*663282*#*#* – Make a quick backup of all the media files on your Android device
  14. *#*#232338#*#* – Shows Wi-Fi MAC address
  15. *#*#1472365#*#* – Perform a quick GPS test
  16. *#*#273282*255*663282*#*#* – Immediate backup of all media files
  17. *#*#197328640#*#* – Enable test mode for service
  18. *#*#232339#*#* – Wireless LAN tests
  19. *#9900# – System dump mode
  20. *#301279# – HSDPA/HSUPA Control Menu
  21. *#7465625# – View phone lock status
  22. *#*#7780#*#* – Reset the /data partition to factory state
  23. *2767*3855# – Format device to factory state (will delete everything on phone)
  24. *#*#1575#*#* – For a more advanced GPS test
  25. *#*#0283#*#* – Perform a packet loopback test
  26. *#*#0*#*#* – Run an LCD display test
  27. *#*#0289#*#* – Run Audio test
  28. *#*#2663#*#* – Show device’s touch-screen version
  29. *#*#0588#*#* – Perform a proximity sensor test
  30. *#*#3264#*#* – Show RAM version
  31. *#*#232331#*#* – Run Bluetooth test
  32. *#*#232337#*# – Show device’s Bluetooth address
  33. *#*#7262626#*#* – Perform a field test
  34. *#*#8255#*#* – Monitor Google Talk service
  35. *#*#4986*2650468#*#* – Show Phone, Hardware, PDA, RF Call Date firmware info
  36. *#*#1234#*#* – Show PDA and Phone firmware info
  37. *#*#2222#*#* – Show FTA Hardware version
  38. *#*#44336#*#* – Show Build time and change list number
  39. *#*#8351#*#* – Enable voice dialing log mode, dial *#*#8350#*#* to disable it
  40. ##778 (+call) – Show EPST menu
  41. *#*#4636#*#* – Show HTC info menu
  42. ##8626337# – Run VOCODER
  43. ##3424# – Run diagnostic mode
  44. ##3282# – Show EPST menu
  45. *#*#3424#*#* – Run HTC function test program
  46. ##33284# – Perform field test
  47. *#*#8255#*#* – Launch Google Talk service monitor
  48. ##786# – Reverse Logistics Support

UPDATE: Our friends at JoyOfAndroid have even more secret codes for Android, titledΒ 110 Android Secret Codes, Hidden Menu, and Dialler Codes. Do check it out. Cheers.

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