17 Android Secret Codes

17 Android Secret Codes

Android is a user centered operating system and as such provides a huge customization freedom to its users just as its root; Linux. Android comes packed with lots of customizations that are easily realized by users whiles others aren’t.

Like Easter eggs, enabling developer mode and many others. Loads of awesome secret codes are heavily packed into the operation system. Today we bring you seventeen (17) of them below.

*#06#

This code is very handy when you need to know your IMEI number. To access it, type in the above code, and hit the send or call button which would pull up a prompt on your screen with your IMEI number (International Mobile Station Equipment Identity number).

*#*#4636#*#*

Shows statistics on information about your Phone, Battery and Usage.

*#*#7780#*#*

Resets your phone to factory state whiles only deleting application data and user installed applications.

*2767*3855#

This code performs a complete wiping of your mobile also it re-installs the phones default firmware.

*#*#34971539#*#*

Displays exhaustive information about the camera that comes with your phone.

*#*#7594#*#*

You can change the default function of the power button behavior. By enabling direct power-off and more as your device supports.

*#*#273283*255*663282*#*#*

Allows you to make a quick backup of all your media files.

*#*#232339#*#* OR *#*#526#*#*

Allows user to perform wireless lan tests.

*#*#197328640#*#*

This code enables test mode for your device instead of working mode. It can be change back to working mode in most devices.

*#*#232338#*#*

Displays Wi-Fi Mac-address.

*#*#8350#*#*

Enables the voice dial logging feature on your device.

 *3001#12345#*

Activates field mode; which gives you access to local network and cell tower information.

*#67#

This code allows user to check what number their calls are being forwarded to when out of reach or busy. (By default, this is usually your carrier’s voicemail number, but you can change it to forward to a different number of your choice (NB, carrier’s terms and conditions may apply). On Android (varies from devices), tap the  Settings > Sim Settings> More Settings > Call forwarding. On an iPhone, you can change this number by going to Settings > Phone > Call Forwarding.

#31#

Entering this code pulls up a pop-up screen stating that your Caller ID has been disabled.

*31#

In order to reverse to the default Caller ID settings

*3282#

Once again, I could only get this to work on Android. It prompted an SMS message with my billing info.

*43#

This code allow the user to activate call waiting. To deactivate, dial #43#.

It doesn’t hurt a fly to not know these codes but it sure does when you do. Make you quick.