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I want to know if there is a method that can tell me how many hours an Android phone has been used. Just like we have cheat codes that we used for Nokia phones; they tell us the hours (regardless of factory reset). Any alternate for Android?

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Any usage, or things like talk time? If the latter, who's your service provider? – Chance Nov 12 '11 at 4:01
    
Cheat codes? *#*#4636#*#* might give you the details you are looking for. And of course there are more cheat codes available... – Izzy Aug 11 '12 at 19:42
    
@Izzy - That code doesn't appear to work on Samsung phones. At least, it doesn't on my stock Galaxy S3 . – Compro01 Feb 19 '13 at 19:16
    
Oops? First time I hear it's not working on some device! Sorry for that! Just tested on a Galaxy Ace 2 (stock Android 2.3): Works fine there. – Izzy Feb 19 '13 at 21:18

Go to Settings → About phone → Status, scroll to bottom and you will be able to see Up time.

I think this feature is available on Android 4+.

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Try typing this code in your dialer: ##786# or *#*#786#*#*

If that doesn't work, install "Launcher Pro". That app can show you hidden menus of your phone, which are the same menus that those two dialer codes should bring up.

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For which Android version(s) does the code works? Doesn't work on my CM12. – Firelord Nov 3 '15 at 12:00

QualityTime is a good app that can track how long you use your device daily and weekly. It can also track how long you use individual apps.

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*#*#786#*#* This might be hard reset According to the blog here

And Uptime always resets once you restart the phone

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Link only answers are discouraged as the link may go down at any time. You can however expand it to include the guide in a summarized form. – Tamoghna Chowdhury Nov 3 '15 at 9:42

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