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List of most important Android Secret Codes

When you go to the service center of your Android phone you might have noticed that the company people enter some weird codes starting and ending with stars. What are these codes? what do they do? Well, these codes are known as Android Secret Codes and they are used to perform some hidden tasks or to perform some troubleshoot process on an Android Phone. These codes might be tough to remember but they are always useful for a person having an Android phone in his pocket. So here we have for you: the list of secret codes for android phones.

(Disclaimer: Typing in the following codes might hang/damage some specific devices, don’t try these codes if you aren’t an experienced user of your phone. Follow this tutorial at your own risk, TGC should not be held responsible for any damage done during the process.)

List of Secret codes for Android OS

*#*#197328640#*#*

This code is used to run device in service mode.

*#*#7780#*#*

This code is used to factory reset your device. When you enter this code it prompts you with a notification and then completely erases your settings and your application data. It make your phone’s OS work like new.

*#*#4636#*#*

The above code shows you some interesting and some unknown information about your phone. It displays: Phone information, Battery information, Battery history, Usage statistics, and Wi-Fi information.

*#*#7594#*#*

This code can change your phone’s “End Call/Power Key” action. You can re-edit the control and can select what happens when you simply long press the End Call/Power Key buttons.

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

This one is used to backup data, for e.g. Images, Music, Sounds, and Voices.

*2767*3855#

Enter the above code at your own risk. It deletes everything on your phone including internal memory, contacts, messages and re-installs your Phone’s Firmware.

*#*#34971539#*#*

This code is used to get the phone’s camera details. Don’t ever try to upgrade your phone’s camera firmware with this code, else the camera would stop working and then you would have to go to service center to get it repaired.

Codes to view details of your phone

*#*#8255#*#*

It is used to view GTalk Service Monitor details.

*#*#4986*2650468#*#*

It is used to view PDA, Phone, H/W, RFCallDate details.

*#*#1234#*#*

It is used to view PDA and Phone details.

*#*#1111#*#*

It is used to view FTA SW details.

*#*#2222#*#*

It is used to view FTA HW details.

*#*#44336#*#*

It is used to view PDA, Phone, CSC, and Build Time, Change list number details.

Codes to perform various tests on an Android Phone

*#*#232339#*#* OR *#*#526#*#* OR *#*#528#*#*

It is used to perform WLAN Tests

*#*#232338#*#*

It displays Wi-Fi MAC address

*#*#1472365#*#*

It is used to perform GPS Tests

*#*#232331#*#*

It is used to perform Bluetooth Tests

*#*#0*#*#*

It is used to perform LCD Tests

*#*#0673#*#* OR *#*#0289#*#*

It is used to perform Melody/Sound Tests

*#*#0842#*#*

It is used to perform Vibration and Backlight Tests

*#*#2664#*#*

It is used to perform Touch Screen Tests

*#*#0588#*#*

It is used to perform Proximity Sensor Tests

So that was all in our list of secret codes for Android OS. Hope you liked them. If we missed any please share it in the comment section below.

2 Comments

2 Comments

  1. Hemix Panchal

    June 6, 2012 at 12:12 AM

    Another Hit By Lavish….

    • Lavish

      June 11, 2012 at 7:20 PM

      Thanks a Lot Hemix!

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