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Here’s a List of Handy Android Codes That Show You Hidden Information

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Our Android devices have a lot of information stored within itself which we need to access frequently. Knowing some shortcodes would definitely save your time,and also give you secret information like hidden camera details. You can even factory reset your device and backup all your data with one-click.

The below given codes can be accessed through your dial pad very easily. While most of the codes would work on all Android devices, some of the codes are carrier-specific. So, it is not sure which one would work on your device, although most of them should.

Check out the list below:

Codes Function
 *#06# IMEI (International Mobile Station Equipment Identity) number – essential in case your device is stolen, and you want to block the thief from accessing your network
*#*#7594#*#* Make Power button turn off your device without displaying menu
*#*#4636#*#* Display information about phone, battery, usage and WiFi
*#*#7780#*#* Factory reset (deletes app data and apps, not firmware)
*2767*3855# Complete phone wipe, including firmware
*#*#273283*255*663282*#*#* Back up all your photos and videos
*#*#1472365#*#* Test your GPS
*#*#1234#*#* Display phone firmware and PDA info
*#*#232338#*#* Show WiFi Mac address
*#*#8255#*#* Access GTalk Service Monitor
*#*#36245#*#* Access Email debug info Email
*#*#225#*#* Events Calendar
*#*#426#*#* Debug info for Google Play Service
*#*#759#*#* Access Google Partner Setup
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By typing *#0228#, you can access the battery status of your Android device.

While most of the codes are universal, some codes are very specific. You can check out codes for Samsung or HTC devices below:

Samsung

Codes Function
*#*#34971539#*#* Show all camera information
*#*#197328640#*#* Enable test mode for services
*#*#232339#*#* Wireless LAN test
*#*#1575#*#* Test your GPS (alternative to generic Android GPS test)
*#*#0*#*#* Test your LCD
*#*#4986*2650468#*#* Display crucial phone information (PDA, Hardware, firmware, etc.)
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Typing *#*#0*#*#* will test your LCD

HTC

Codes Function
*#*#3424#*#* HTC function test Program
*#*# HTC Info menu
*#*#8255#*#* Launch GTalk Service Monitor
##3424# Diagnostic mode
##3282# EPST menu
##8626337# VOCODER
##33284# Field trial menu
##786# Reverse Logistics Support
##7738# Protocol Revision
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Rishi Baruah
Rishi Baruah
iGyaan Network's newbie Rishi Baruah is a musician hailing from Mumbai. He plays drums for a Delhi-based band and specializes in Concert Photography. Oh yes, he can cook up a mean four-cheese pizza.
8 comments
jayaditya911
jayaditya911

Some of the codes are outdated and don't work, I guess iGyaan needs a bump up. This was not expected from you!!

Dharak Parekh
Dharak Parekh

I have oneplus one. How can I test my LCD screen sensitivity as I am facing some screen problems..

Himanshu Agarwal
Himanshu Agarwal

Rest u hv just given old Nokia codes.... Please igyaan we expect better from u