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Here Is How To Get Secret Information About Your Android Device!



These codes are hidden from users in order to avoid misuse, faults or possible damage to your device. 

You must have wondered how experts and many other users have information about their Android smartphones, which doesn’t show anywhere on your device. The usual Settings menu is not enough, even though there are easter eggs there too. Here are some secret hack codes that can give you hidden information about your device.

Note: All the codes do not work on every Android version.

 

1. Complete Information About your Phone

Dial this number/code: *#*#4636#*#*

It gives you information about your phone and battery including,

– Phone information
– Battery information
– Battery history
– Usage statistics

2. Factory data reset

The following number/code will be used: *#*#7780#*#*

Dialing this code will give you a prompt that will have the ‘Reset phone’ button. If you don’t want to reset, then press cancel. If you choose to reser then the following data is removed,

– Google account settings
– System and application data and settings
– Downloaded applications

The following data is not removed:

– Current system software and bundled application
– Files on your SD card, like photos, music etc.

3. Format Android Phone

Number/code: *2767*3855#

This code formats your Android device, so do it only if absolutely necessary. The code is used in order to perform a factory format on your device and removes all settings and files, including the internal memory storage. It reinstall’s the phone’s firmware and there is no way to cancel this operation, except removing the battery from the device.

4. Phone Camera Update

Number/code: *#*#34971539#*#*

This code will give you information about the camera on your phone. The following four menus are shown,

– Update camera firmware in image
– Update camera firmware in SD card
– Camera firmware version
– Firmware update count



Using the ‘Update camera firmware in image’ option has been known to make your camera stop working, so it is advisable to not choose that option.

5. End Call/Power

Number/code: *#*#7594#*#*

This code allows you to manipulate the function of the power on/off/lock button on your smartphone. Instead of getting the options for silent mode etc. you can choose to make it turn off the power directly.

6. File Copy for Creating Backup

Number/code: *#*#273283*255*663282*#*#*

This is a very useful code that lets you backup your images, media files, video, voice memo etc. You will get a file copy screen allowing you to backup images.

7. Service Mode

Number/code: *#*#197328640#*#*

The idea behind entering the Service Mode is that you can run various tests on your device using this.

8. WLAN, GPS and Bluetooth Test Codes:

There are various codes that you can use for this one.

– *#*#232338#*#* – Shows WiFi MAC Address

– *#*#1472365#*#* – GPS Test

– *#*#1575#*#* – Another GPS Test

– *#*#232331#*#* – Bluetooth Test

– *#*#232337#*# – Shows Bluetooth Device Address

9. Codes to get Firmware version information:

The following codes provide the firmware information about your device.

– *#*#4986*2650468#*#* – PDA, Phone, H/W, RFCallDate

– *#*#1234#*#* – PDA and Phone

– *#*#1111#*#* – FTA SW Version

– *#*#2222#*#* – FTA HW Version

– *#*#44336#*#* – PDA, Phone, CSC, Build Time, Changelist number

10. Codes to launch various Factory Tests:

There are various other factory tests that you can run on a smartphone.

– *#*#0283#*#* – Packet Loopback

– *#*#0*#*#* – LCD test

– *#*#0673#*#* OR *#*#0289#*#* – Melody test

– *#*#0842#*#* – Device test (Vibration test and BackLight test)

– *#*#2663#*#* – Touch screen version

– *#*#2664#*#* – Touch screen test

– *#*#0588#*#* – Proximity sensor test



– *#*#3264#*#* – RAM version



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