All secret Android codes, tips and tricks for your Android mobile devices.

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Your Android device holds a large amount of information about its hardware and system that an average user might find difficult to access. But if you know Android’s secret codes , you can factory-reset your device, find out its hidden camera information, instantly back up your precious data, and much more

Code Description

*#*#4636#*#* Display information about Phone, Battery and Usage statistics

*#*#7780#*#* Restting your phone to factory state-Only deletes application data and applications

*#*#273283*255*663282*#*#* For a quick backup to all your media files

*#*#7594#*#* Changing the power button behavior-Enables direct poweroff once the code enabled

*#*#34971539#*#* Shows completes information about the camera

*2767*3855# It’s a complete wiping of your mobile also it reinstalls the phones firmware

*#*#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# Displsys IMEI number

*#*#8351#*#* Enables voice dialing logging mode

*#*#8350#*#* Disables voice dialing logging mode

##778 (+call) Brings up Epst menu

The code entry procedure is very simple and only requires you to bring up your dialer keypad and enter the appropriate number sequence. Bear in mind that some codes are carrier-specific, and won’t work on all devices. So if your phone doesn’t respond to a code, don’t dwell on it, just move on and find another one.

Generic Android secret codes

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The below codes will work on most Android devices, subject to carrier restrictions.

These codes are mostly universal, and should work on Android devices, no matter the manufacturer. There might still be carrier restrictions on certain codes though, so they’re not all guaranteed to work.

 *#06# – IMEI (International Mobile Station Equipment Identity) number – essential in case your device is stolen and you want to block the thief from accessing your network

 *#*#7594#*#*  Make Power button turn off your device without displaying menu

*#*#4636#*#* – Display information about phone, battery, usage and WiFi

*#*#7780#*#* – Factory reset (deletes app data and apps, not firmware)

*2767*3855# – Complete phone wipe, including firmware (not to be used lightly!)

*#*#273283*255*663282*#*#* – Back up all your photos and videos

*#*#1472365#*#* – Test your GPS

*#*#1234#*#* – Display phone firmware and PDA info

*#*#232338#*#* – Show WiFi Mac address

*#*#8255#*#* – Access GTalk Service Monitor

*#*#36245#*#* – Access Email debug info Email

*#*#225#*#* – Events calendar

*#*#426#*#* – Debug info for Google Play Service

*#*#759#*#* – Access Google Partner Setup

Samsung secret codes

Many of the above codes will also work on Samsung devices, but the below codes were tested specifically on Samsung devices, and we can confirm that they should work on them (subject to carrier restrictions).

*#*#34971539#*#* – Show all camera information

*#*#197328640#*#* – Enable test mode for services

*#*#232339#*#* – Wireless LAN test

*#*#1575#*#* – Test your GPS (alternative to generic Android GPS test)

*#*#0*#*#* – Test your LCD display

*#*#4986*2650468#*#* – Display crucial phone information (PDA, Hardware, firmware etc.)

##778 (followed by the Call button) – EPST menu

HTC secret codes

*#*#3424#*#* – HTC function test Program

*#*# – HTC Info menu

*#*#8255#*#* – Launch GTalk Service Monitor

##3424# – Diagnostic mode

##3282# – EPST menu

##8626337# – VOCODER

##33284# – Field trial menu

##786# – Reverse Logistics Support

##7738# – Protocol Revision

There’s a good chance you’ll never need to use these codes, but if you do then now you know where to find them.

Are there any secret codes that you find yourself using all the time? Let us know!

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