Did you know that there’s a whole range of secret codes in your Android phones that could enable and activate a lot of different functions? Functions, for which you might have to press a lot of keys and put in a lot more time.
But with these codes, the tasks become a lot easier and faster.
How to use these secret codes on the phone?
It’s very simple to enter and use the secret codes. Just go to your dialer pad, and type in the code using number and symbol keys. And voila, your code is now active.
Today, we are going to share a bunch of top Android secret codes and hacks with all of you. Get Android phone codes unlocked with your knowledge of the secret codes.
1. To display the IMEI number
One of the most appreciated Android secret tricks is finding out the IMEI number.
The IMEI (International Mobile Equipment Identity) number is a 15 digit number that is uniquely assigned to each mobile phone. It comes in handy mostly when someone loses their phone.
The code is universally used and loved, and even works on almost every make/model of phone.
2. To discover more about your phone camera
The camera is one of the most loved creations of the human species. A phone camera is treasured even more. And sometimes you just want to get in depth about your camera knowledge.
And this code will give you all that information. It shows the following four menus:
Get camera firmware version
Get firmware update count
Update camera firmware in SD card
Update camera firmware in image
3. To format Android phone
Now this one is scary. If you use it, you can never go back unless you remove the battery from the phone. So think twice before inputting this code.
It is used for formatting the phone. It will remove all files, data, and settings, including internal memory storage. It also reinstalls the phone firmware.
The code is *2767*3855#
4. To conduct a GPS Test
Doesn’t it annoy you when you are ordering in food, and the app isn’t able to detect your location? Or when you’re stranded somewhere and are not able to track your way?
This is because your GPS isn’t working accurately. Just run a full GPS ‘diagnostic’ test using this code:
5. To get General test mode
This code helps the user to get a library of different phone operations (like Sleep, Vibration, Front Cam) that could be used with a single push. It makes operating general tasks easier.
6. To enter Service mode
You can enter service mode to run various tests and change settings. It helps you to get an easy diagnosis of a lot of problems. Just use this code:
7. To enable instant Power off
When you long press the end call/power button, you get options to choose from, including reboot, airplane mode, silent mode, and many others but mainly its power off that we want.
By using this code, you can enable the button to instantly power off saving you some time.
8. To know your phone statistics
Ever wondered what your phone encompasses inside itself? What secrets does it hide?
Just learn about your phone, battery and usage statistics, by using this code. This would pull up a hidden menu with various options, and you can choose whichever path you want to go to.
9. To test your Bluetooth
Even though we might have moved on to different modes of data sharing, Bluetooth is still an essential part of our lives. Without it, we can’t make do of our car stereos, wireless headphones or our speakers.
But it hurts a lot when we aren’t able to connect to these devices and jam to our music. It might be because of some Bluetooth issues. This is where this code will help you out.
10. To launch Factory tests
If you’re looking for something a bit more complicated and technical, factory tests are your thing. Factory tests are done to check the internal working of the phone.
Some of them are:
Touch screen test- *#*#2664#*#*
Device test (Vibration test and BackLight test) – *#*#0842#*#*
Proximity sensor test- *#*#0588#*#*
RAM version- *#*#3264#*#*
Now that you know the Android secret tricks don’t put them to wrong use. But instead, showcase your coolness and skills by helping out others.