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Did you ever want to impress your friends with a cool new trick you learned? It might sound like showing off, but there is nothing wrong with flaunting if your tricks are completely new.
If you all remember and have used Nokia mobile phones in the past, there was a code to check the model number of the phone i.e. *#0000# and it still works fine in Nokia phones. Now, similarly here we have topmost secret codes for Android mobile operating systems that can help you to get more info about your phone which you might not know till now.
Disclaimer & Warning:
- Do not execute any code if you are confused about it because these are meant for advanced users. If you still want to give it a go, make sure you back up your data in case of any mishap.
- Some of the codes (which are quite basic) are universal on every Android. However a few might work on specific manufacturer phones, or maybe a higher Android version.
- Few codes will just factory reset your phone and wipe out everything in it, so make sure you have a backup before you proceed.
If you are a gadget geek who loves to explore every part of the device, let’s go through the list of secret/hidden codes to see what new we might learn today and use it:
Best Android Secret Codes
1. Display Info About Phone
To get all the information about the phone, battery, and usage statistics, use *#*#4636#*#*
2. Gives Info About Camera
The code that gives you complete information about your phone’s camera is *#*#34971539#*#*
3. To Get Quick Backup of Media Files
In order to get a quick backup of all the media files on your phone, use the code *#*#273282*255*663282*#*#*
4. Display Wi-Fi MAC address
A unique address that is given to most devices that can connect to a network is Media Access Control (MAC) Address. This code is used by the advanced users or the geeks who want to explore the Android in and out.
Below is the secret code for android that displays the Wi-Fi MAC address
5. Touch Screen Test
As the name suggests, this Android hidden code displays the test of the touch screen. In today’s world, our all conversation (more than the real face-to-face ones) takes place on devices that have a touch system. You can test all the dead-zones by tapping them and if they give you the green signal, those are good-to-go.
To give your android the touch screen test, dial *#*#2664#*#*
6. RAM Version
An infinitely (almost) re-writable RAM (Random Access Memory) is a storage cabinet used for a place to hold data. You can dial the code to check all the information about the RAM in your Android device.
The code is *#*#3264#*#*
7. Bluetooth Test
One of the most useful and important features on a phone, Bluetooth is a media sharing partner and plays other vital roles as well. To check the functioning if it’s been working properly or not, dial Android secret code *#*#232331#*#*
8. Display IMEI number
One of the most famous and used android secret codes to check the IMEI (International Mobile Equipment Identity) number of the android phone we are using.
The hidden code to check the IMEI number is *#06#
9. Need To Factory Reset Android Phone
If you want to factory reset your android phone urgently to make it as new as it came in the box, go for the code *#*#7780#*#*
10. FTA Software Version
In order to find the FTA (Fault Tree Analysis) software version which is one of the unique features of RAM commander, can be founded with the code *#*#1111#*#*
11. FTA Hardware Version
In the same way, to find out the FTA Hardware version of your android phone, dial the code *#*#2222#*#*
12. Wipe Out The Phone & Reinstalls Firmware
Below mentioned code will help you to completely wipe out your phone and reinstall the firmware on your phone. Just go ahead and dial *2767*3855#
13. Change Power Button Behaviour
The code which will change the power button behavior and will enable the direct power off function is *#*#7594#*#*
This will happen once the code is enabled
14. Service Activity Test Mode
This Android hidden code will enable the test mode to check the service activity. Just dial *#*#197328640#*#*
15. Wireless LAN (Local Area Network)
A computer network that links two or more devices using wireless communication to create a local area network (LAN) within a limited area.
In order to test the Wireless LAN, go ahead and dial *#*#232339#*#* OR *#*#526#*#*
16. Quick GPS Test
Another Android hidden code is *#*#1472365#*#* which can be used to check for a quick GPS test.
17. A Different type of GPS test
In order to find a different type of GPS test, the required code is *#*#1575#*#*.
18. LCD Display Test
One more secret code which can be used to test the LCD display is *#*#0*#*#*
19. Audio test
What’s the meaning of having a phone if the audio function isn’t working properly. So to give the audio segment of your phone a test, dial *#*#0673#*#* OR *#*#0289#*#* and check if that’s working properly.
20. Proximity Sensor Test
The proximity sensor is primarily used to detect when the user’s face is close to the screen.
To give the proximity sensor a test, dial *#*#0588#*#*
Enjoy exploring these secret codes for the Android mobile operating system and let us know if you find something interesting with a screenshot (if any).
Please share the secret codes if you think you are using them and aren’t listed above. We will share those also with our readers.