Android Secret Codes to unlock hidden features of your phone

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All Android devices have hidden menus of secret codes that allow you to access technical information about the device,  hundreds of Android Secret Codes can be used on Android smartphones or tablets. These secret codes allow you exploring functions generally reserved for developers, its make it easy to perform several functions like Format a smartphone or a tablet or Activate and to display the Android Market (Google Play)  etc … The codes are functional on some Android devices: Samsung, LG, Motorola, HTC, Sony and some other devices.

Warning!! Before you have fun trying the secret codes, know that some of these commands can change the behavior of your smartphone while others can simply erase all data on the device. If you are afraid of losing your data, you can back up data from your Android device. To access it, simply open the phone call app and type the codes as if you were dialing a phone number. Once you enter the code, the corresponding menu/function should open automatically. If it does not, it means that you have either entered an incorrect code, or your device does not support the secret code.

List of Android Secret Codes to unlock hidden features of your phone

1- Information codes:

  • * #06#: IMEI of the phone
  • *#0*#: Information Menu (does not work on all phones)
  • *#*#273282*255*663282*#*#*: Backup all media files
  • *#*#4636#*#*: Information Menu
  • *#*#3264#*#*: Show the RAM version
  • *#*#232337#*#: Shows the Bluetooth address of the device
  • *#*#34971539#*#*: Camera Information Menu
  • *#03#: Flash NAND serial number
  • *#7465625#: Lock status of the device
  • *#*#8255#*#*: Google Talk service status
  • *2767*4387264636#: Product Code Display
  • *#8736364#: OTA update menu
  • *#*#1234#*#*: Show info on PDA and firmware
  • *#*#2222#*#*: Show FTA info
  • *#*#44336#*#*: Shows the date of the firmware and the list of changes
  • *#0228#: Battery status
  • *#*#2663#*#*: Show the version of the touchscreen.
  • *#3282*727336*#: State of use of the data
  • *#*#4986*2650468#*#*: Show info on phone, hardware, and PDA
  • *#*#1111#*#*: FTA software version
  • *#12580*369#: Information about software and hardware
  • *#*#232338#*#*: Shows the MAC address of the device

2- Test codes:

  • *#*#197328640#*#*: Test mode
  • *#*#232339#*#*: Wifi test
  • *#*#526#*#*: Wifi Test
  • *#*#0842#*#*: Brightness/vibration test
  • *#*#0289#*#*: Audio test
  • *#*#0673#*#*: Audio test
  • *#*#1575#*#*: Full GPS Test
  • *#*#0588#*#*: Proximity sensor test
  • *#*#0283#*#*: Loopback packet test
  • *#*#0*#*#*: LCD screen test
  • *#*#2664#*#*: Touch screen test
  • *#*#232331#*#*: Bluetooth test
  • *#*#7262626#*#*: Field test
  • *#*#1472365#*#*: Fast GPS Test
  • *#0782#: Clock test
  • *#0589#: Light sensor test
  • *#7353#: Quick test menu

3- Configuration codes:

  • *#872564# : USB logging control
  • *#2263#: Band Selection
  • *#7284# : USB 12C Mode Control
  • **05***#: Unlocking the PUK code from the emergency call screen
  • *#9090# : Configuration Diagnosis
  • *#301279# : HSDPA / HSUPA Control Menu
  • *#*#7780#*#* : Reset the / data partition
  • *#7780#: Factory Reset
  • *2767*3855#: Formatting the device
  • *2767*3855#: Full Factory Reset
  • *#*#8351#*#*: Enables the dialing log mode
  • #*#8350#*#*: Disable dialing log mode
  • *#*#7594#*#*: Change the function of the power button

4- Codes useful for development:

  • ##778 (+call) : Show the EPST menu
  • *#746#: debug dump menu
  • *#9900#: System dump mode
  • *#273283*255*3282*#: Data Creation Menu

5- Android secret codes for Samsung:

  • *#32489# : Encryption information
  • *#4238378# : Configuration GCF
  • *#3214789650#: LBS test mode
  • *#745#: RIL Dump Menu
  • *#7412365#: Camera firmware menu
  • *#528#: Technical Wifi Mode
  • *#07#: Test History
  • *#272886#: Automatic response selection
  • *#*#197328640#*#*: Service Mode Main Menu

6- Android secret codes for HTC:

  • *#*#3424#*#*: HTC test program
  • *#*#4636#*#*: Show the HTC info menu
  • *#*#8255#*#*: Google Talk Monitoring
  • ##33284# : Field Test
  • ##8626337#: Launch the VOCODER
  • #*#759#*#*: Debug of the UI
  • ##786#: Reverse Logistics Support (info sent to the manufacturer)
  • ##3282# : EPST Menu
  • ##3424# : Diagnostic Mode

7- Android secret codes for Motorola:

  • ##7764726: Hidden menu on Motorola Droid

Some codes work on some devices and not on others and devices. Do you think these codes are useful? do not hesitate to let us know!