What are Android Secret Codes and Hacks

Android Secret Codes are the small alphanumeric code used to check the hidden information of hardware and software of a smartphone. These codes are meant to hack smartphones in order to explore their capability.

Android Secret Codes and Hacks

In this tutorial, you’ll be learning about “Android Secret Codes and Hacks”. Nowadays everyone is having a smartphone. and a maximum of the users is curious to know the Secret codes and hacks of their android phone.

If you are one of them then, This is the right time to Unlock Hidden Smartphone Features With These Secret Codes.

Android Secret Codes and Hacks

Here is the Android Secret code list:

1. Complete Information About Android

 *#*#4636#*#*

You can use this code to get some important information about your battery and phone. It will show 4 menus on the screen which are as follows:

Phone information

Battery information (How can you maximize/ boost life of battery in android phones)

History of Battery

Usage statistics

2. Factory data reset (hard reset)

*#*#7780#*#*

By using this code, you can reset your phone to factory settings. It will remove following data:

Settings for Google account you stored in phone

System settings and application data and settings

Applications you have downloaded

Things it will not remove are:

Currently used system software and bundled application

Files on you SD card e.g. photos, media files, etc.

Note: After you give this code, the prompt screen will pop up asking for your confirmation to click on the “Reset phone” button, that will be your last chance to cancel the task, after that there is no return back.

3. Format Android Phone

  *2767*3855#

You should not input this code just for fun or testing purposes. This code is used to format your phone to the factory version. All of your settings and files, including internal storage, will be removed. Phone firmware will also get reinstalled.

Note: Once you input this code there is no way with which you can undo the operation.

4. Phone Camera Update

*#*#34971539#*#*

You can use this code to get vital information about your phone camera. It will show for options which are as follows:

Update camera firmware in image (You should not try this option)

Update camera firmware in SD card

Get camera firmware version

Get firmware update count

WARNING: If you use the first option, your phone camera will stop working. To make your camera work, you need to reinstall the firmware for the camera, for which you have to go to the service center

5. End Call/Power

*#*#7594#*#*

This code is a very interesting one. You can use this code to change the action of the “End Call/Power” button. By default, if you hold the button down for a long time, you have to select an option from silent mode, airplane mode, and power off.

After using this code, you will not have a need to select any option to power off the phone. Your phone will get switched off directly after pressing the power button for 3-5 seconds, you can save some time by using this code.

6. File Copy for Creating Backup

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

You can use this code to open a file copy screen, from which you can back-up your media files e.g. pictures, music/sound, video, and voice memo.

7.  Service Mode

*#*#197328640#*#*

You can use this code to enter into service mode, where you can test a lot of things and change various settings.

8. Secret Android codes for Bluetooth, WLAN, GPS

*#*#232339#*#* OR *#*#526#*#* OR *#*#528#*#*           – WLAN test (you can use Menu button to run a lot of tests)

*#*#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:

*#*#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:

*#*#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

I really hope you have learned Android Secret Codes and Hacks. If I missed something, please let me know in comments.

Also read:

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