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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
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Go to settings->about phone ->status And scroll to bottom and you will be able to see uptime.

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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