HIDDEN ANDROID CODES EVERY ANDROID USER SHOULD KNOW

According to some hundred consumer surveys, more people use devices running the Android operating system than those running iOS, JAVA, Symbian or any other operating system.

More surveys also show that most people using Android devices stop at call, texts, basic internet usage and social networking.

hidden android codes

So, I decided to make things more interesting. I pulled this list of super, secret, mysterious and hidden Android codes every user should know and use. This list ranges from basic functionality codes to test running and tweak menu codes.

Read on and have fun.

BASIC CODES

*#*#7780#*#* Factory Restore

*2767*3855# Reinstall your firmware

*2767*3855# Resets all settings and deletes data or reinstall firmware

4636#*#*#*#* basic unit information

*#*#34971539#*#*

*#*#7594#*#* change behaviour of the power button

*#*#273283255*663282*#*#* create backup of all media files

*#*#8255#*#* open Google Talk monitoring services/Google Hangouts

*2767*4397264636* Display your phone’s product code

*#0228# Show battery condition and status

*#12580*369* Hardware and software information

*#32489# encryption information

#*273283*255*3282#* Create a data menu

*#3282*727336*# data usage statistics

*#8736364# Menu for OTA updates

TESTING SERVICES

hidden android codes

*#*#*#*#197328640 Enable mode for testing services

526#*#*#*#* WLAN TEST I

528#*#*#*#* WLAN TEST II

*#*#*#*# Show MAC address(es)

*#*#1472365#*#* Quick GPS functionality test

*#*#1575#*#* Full GPS functionality test

*#*#232331#*#* Test Bluetooth functionality

*#*#232337#*#* Show Bluetooth devices with addressed

 

Factory Tests

*#*#0283#*#* Loopback tests

0*#*#*#*#*LCD test

0673#*#*#*#*Audio test

*#*#0842#*#*vibration tests, backlight and devices

*#*#2664#*#*touch sensitivity test

3264#*#*#*#* RAM version

*#*#7353# Menu rapid tests

 

Other Necessary Codes

*#*#0service menu in Samsung devices

##7764726 Service menu in Motorola DROID devices

1809#*990# service menu on some devices

3845#*920# 3D compatibility test for some devices

 

Hope I covered the basic codes we all need in our daily Android lives. If you liked this post please share and let others know these hidden Android codes for their Android devices.

If you have any questions let us know in the comments section.

Miracle Chinonso

I'm a Medical student from Nigeria. You'd be wondering what a medical student is doing on a blog like this? Well, read on and find out. You can contact me through the comments section of each post. *Wink*

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