Android Cheat Sheet: Top 12 Hidden Phone Codes

Android Cheat Sheet: Top 12 Hidden Phone Codes

Believe us, your Android dialer screen has a lot more than just entering numbers and making calls. If you are a long-time user of Android, then you know well that it has lot of settings and apps to tinker with. However, if you think that you’re making full use of your phone then probably you’re wrong! There are several features which we have no idea existed.

That’s what we will be talking about today- Android Secret Codes which are really helpful in knowing your phone better! Reason why they are hidden is to avoid users from getting confused when they dial random numbers.

Hidden Phone Codes
Source: PCmag

So, if you are someone who loves to explore every nook and cranny of their gadgets and devices. Then truly, this blog is the one for you! Explore back doors which are hidden behind these Android phone codes.

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Watch Out These Android Secret Phone Codes

Here Are Top 12 Secret Phone Codes. Do remember, some Android codes are universally valid while others are supported with specific manufacturers only.

1. Camera Information

To get complete camera information of your Android Smartphone, enter this number: *#*#34971539#*#*

Camera Information

2. Display Info about Device

You can check the entire information of your device like Network carrier, voice and data network type, Signal strength, Usage statistics, Wi-fi Information etc. by dialing the number: *#*#4636#*#*

Display Info about Device3. Immediate Backup of all Media Files

You don’t need to install a third-party application to backup all your media files. You can back up all your media files instantly by dialing the number below: *#*#273282*255*663282*#*#*

 Immediate Backup of all Media Files

 4. Test the Touch Screen

Touch of any device is the most vital component that we need to test since the entire interaction of user and device are guided by touch. You can test all the dead-zones by tapping them, there are no glitches if they turn green. To test touch of your device, dial the number: *#*#2664#*#*

 5. View phone lock status

You can check which services are locked on your device by dialing the number: *#7465625#

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6. Shows Wi-Fi MAC address

MAC (Media Access Control) address is a unique identifying address for the network interfaces. MAC address is useful for establishing connection with different networks. You can check your MAC address by dialing the number: *#*#232338#*#*

Shows Wi-Fi MAC address
Source: codiwebtricks

7. Show RAM version

You can check the RAM version and type for your device by dialing the number: *#*#3264#*#*

8. Run Bluetooth Test

Bluetooth has always been an excellent media sharing partner since years. There are some glitches in the connectivity between two devices and you might want to analyses the hindrance. You can check whether your Bluetooth is functioning optimally or not by dialing the number: *#*#232331#*#*

Run Bluetooth Test
Source: mobileheadlines

9. Quick GPS Test

Global Positioning System(GPS) is a satellite system that helps in tracking our geolocations through longitudes and latitudes. You can check whether your GPS is working or not, by dialing the number: *#*#1472365#*#*

10. General Test Mode (For Samsung Users)

With this secret phone code, you will enter into your device’s hidden diagnostic mode. Here you can perform several functions and test different features of your phone such as: Vibration, Front Cam, Speaker, Sensor, LED and much more. Quite interesting code which you should apply before you’re buying a new phone to test all the functionalities.

Enter this number: *#0*#

General Test Mode
Source: gadgethacks

11. Field Test

Make sure your signal strength is always strong, so that you never remain out of network and never miss any call.  So, how can you check that > Enter the following number: *#*#7262626#*#*.

Field Test

In case you find that you have very poor network signals, then you must install signal boosting system for your device.

12. Factory Reset

In case you want to quickly factory reset your smartphone i.e. clearing all apps & data, removing google account settings and pretty much deleting everything. You can instantly do that, rather going into settings and looking for the option.

Enter this number: *#*#7780#*#*

Wrap Up

We hope all these Android Secret Codes works and be useful for you. If you find any important or helpful phone code which we haven’t mentioned here, then do leave it in the comment section below.  

Also, there are like hundreds of secret codes which can help you to explore various features on your smartphone, however we’ve tried to compile the best ones. Most of them have been covered in our previous blog also: 18 iPhone Secret Codes You Need To Know. (Yes! We know those are iPhone codes, but most of them will work on Android as well.)

Mansi Vijay is a content writer with Systweak Software. Being a Mass Communication graduate, her knowledge is not restricted to only Content Writing. She loves to experiment with Software and holds interest in Graphic Designing as well. She enjoys little things in life & in her free time, loves to swing on the beats of music!

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