All About Smartphones: Hidden Android Secret Codes That Works Wonders

Saturday, September 28, 2013

Hidden Android Secret Codes That Works Wonders

Just recently, i decided to play with Droidvpn with a Glo SIM. To my surprise, after a while my 3G/H+ network rapidly fluctuates and therefore can't surf the Internet satisfactorily since network disappears. I got to solve it by pressing a code I found online. That was when i stunmbled on other various useful codes seen below.

The good thing about these codes are that, they are very handy, and could be a saving grace in the near future when needed.
HIDDEN SECRET CODES

*#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

Even if you don't need all, knowing few may give bragging right among your friends and make you look like a geek whenever you punch these combinations.

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