Hidden Features of Your Android Phone

You android smartphone hide more details about hardware and software than those you can see with the naked eye.

Access to this hidden information, such as the IMEI or debugging Google play services, this is not always easy for the average user.

Here we explain how to access it, it can be very useful and it can facilitate a lot of things.

USSD Codes

USSD it means “Additional unstructured service data”, which means an add-on service for unstructured data. It is a protocol that sends information via GSM, 3G or 4G. It allows remote actions to be triggered by sending a specific code.

To be able to enter these codes, we only need the keypad and the call app. Typically, USSD codes begin and end with a hash mark.

Your carrier can provide you with the list from your phone, although some commands have been standardized and are available worldwide.

It should be noted that these codes do not trigger actions on your phone, they are simply used to provide information.

An example can be # 123 #, which indicates our balance information with Orange.

Android Secret Codes

To enter these codes, it is not necessary to be connected to the network, unlike USSD codes.

This is so because they are codes containing information about the operating system. Android.

Therefore, they are stored in file systems, although many of them may be different depending on which version of Android you have on your device. smartphone.

It should also be noted that many manufacturers add new codes to their terminals.

For this reason, we present to you below a more or less complete list with those that interest you the most, of course, without mentioning beforehand that we will update the list.

WARNING: Most of these codes trigger actions and can lead to data erasure or damage to the Smartphone. Most of the menus are in English and contain words that may be beyond our knowledge, so it is advisable to be cautious and exercise caution.

ANDROID SECRET CODES LIST

Information codes

CODED FUNCTION

* # 06 #

Show phone IMEI

* # 0 * #

Info menu (not for all devices?

* # * # 4636 # * # *

General information menu

* # * # 34971539 # * # *

Camera Info

* # * # 1111 # * # *

TLC software version

* # * # 1234 # * # *

PDA software version

* # 12580 * 369 #

Software and hardware information

* # 7465625 #

Displays the lock status of the device

* # * # 232338 # * # *

Displays the MAC address of the device

* # * # 2663 # * # *

Show touchscreen version

* # * # 3264 # * # *

Show RAM version

* # * # 232337 # * #

Display the phone’s Bluetooth address

* # * # 8255 # * # *

View the status of Google Talk

* # * # 4986 * 2650468 # * # *

View PDA and Hardware Information

* # * # 2222 # * # *

View FTA Information

* # * # 44336 # * # *

Displays firmware information and change log

Test codes

CODED FUNCTION

* # * # 197328640 # * # *

Test mode

* # * # 232339 # * # *

Wi-Fi test

* # * # 0842 # * # *

Brightness and vibration test

* # * # 2664 # * # *

Touch screen test

* # * # 232331 # * # *

Bluetooth test

* # * # 7262626 # * # *

Field test

* # * # 1472365 # * # *

Quick GPS test

* # * # 1575 # * # *

Full GPS test

* # * # 0283 # * # *

Loopback test

* # * # 0 * # * # *

LCD test

* # * # 0289 # * # *

Audio test

* # * # 0588 # * # *

Approach sensor test

Configuration codes

CODED FUNCTION

* # 9090 #

Diagnostic parameters

* # 301279 #

HSDPA and HSUPA settings

* # 872564 #

USB input settings

Backup codes

CODED FUNCTION

* # * # 273282 * 255 * 663282 * # * # *

Back up your media files

Manufacturer specific codes.

Samsung

Coded Function

* # 0808 #

USB services

* # 9090 #

Activate service mode

* # 0228 #

Check the condition of the battery

* # 34971539 #

Check the camera’s firmware functionality

* # 1234 #

Check the software version used

* # 7284 #

Check the FactoryKeystring menu

* # 12580 * 369 #

Hardware and software information

* # 0011 #

Access to the service menu

Huawei

CODED FUNCTION

## 258741

Hard reset

## 147852

Test mode

# 8746846549

Name setting

# 8746846549

RUIM card (user’s personal information)

## 5674165485

Hardware test

## 1857448368

Smartphone version

Motorola

CODED FUNCTION

## 7764726

Hidden Droid Menu

Sony

Coded Function

* # * # 7378423 # * # *

Information on operating system, support and scan options

* # * # 4636 # * # *

Access to battery information

* 2767 * 3855 #

Return to factory settings

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

For quick backup of media files

* # * # 0673 # * # * or * # * # 0289 # * # *

To test the audio of the Xperia line

* # * # 232337 # * # *

Displays the direction of surrounding Bluetooth devices

HTC

CODED FUNCTION

* # * # 3424 # * # *

HTC test program

## 786 #

Menu to reset the phone

## 3282 #

EPST menu

## 3424 #

Diagnostic mode

* # * # 8255 # * # *

Monitoring Google Talk

## 33284 #

Field test

## 8626337 #

Start the Vocoder

* # * # 4636 # * # *

HTC Information Menu

## 7738 #

Protocol review

Other Android codes

CODED FUNCTION

* # 7780 #

Reset job settings

* 2767 * 3855 #

Clear data and reset

* # * # 7594 # * # *

End call

* # * # 8351 # * # *

View dialed phone numbers

# * # 8350 # * # *

Deactivate dialing registration mode

Forbidden Android codes: do not use them!

CODED FUNCTION

* # * # 7780 # * # *

Erase data partition

* 2767 * 3855 #

Format Flash-ROM

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