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A dialer code is a sequence of characters that performs a pre-defined action when entered in the phone's dialer (the keypad). The sequence consists of digits delimited and enclosed by asterisk (*) and hash (#) characters. Follow the 'info' link below for more details.

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What package/app is actually running when doing dialer codes

I am currently trying to figure out another way to access my Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra's Secret Menus accessed via the dialer codes. My phone cannot open almost all of the dialer code, probably due to ...
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Cannot send touch tones for press number or enter card number? [duplicate]

I have a Samsung Flip 3, when asked to push a number or enter my card number was not working despite many efforts. I can tell you the solution I found on the forum from years ago after much searching ...
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Unable to make calls, but MMS/USSD and SMS works [duplicate]

I am running a Moto G Stylus 2021. Currently, I am not able to make any phone calls, not even access my voicemail. I am though, able to receive phone calls and make and receive text messages and use ...
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Get full list of secret codes in android [duplicate]

I was able to run some of settings hidden apps via adb with adb shell am start -a android.intent.action.MAIN "com.android.settings" These hidden apps are actually some of the activities ...
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Call Automatically Disconnects When Calling

I have a android tablet with android 5.1 lollipop in which I have an airtel number. When I call someone using my number (not WhatsApp just normal call), sometimes it shows "Dialling" and ...
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Unknown phone number

An app that I need is not recognizing a SIM/Phone number. ...But the problem is not the app: Before we go: I've visited other forums, but the answers are uneffective, completely unfit, or oriented to ...
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Unlock codes inactive

Why don't the Android secret codes work for any of my android devices, I have two s7 edge phones and two s9 phones with the straight talk wireless unlimited plan, the phones came from Verizon wireless ...
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Default ATI Path Change setting on Samsung Galaxy A20

I've just purchased my Samsung Galaxy A20 and was configuring my settings, and I'm unsure what this specific setting does. ATI Path Change (Both) [0] Physical UART path [1] AP path [2] Both ATI, No ...
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Open Engineer Mode and run other hidden codes on Moto G 3rd generation device?

I'm running LineageOS ROM on my Moto G 3rd generation smartphone and recently I wanted to run some hidden codes of Android like *#06# for IMEI and so on. However, none of this ones works correctly on ...
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How do I block private numbers from calling me?

Android 7 on a motorola E4. This does not work for me as I simply don't have that menu. How do I block private numbers from calling my phone? I'm not looking for a 3rd party application. I'm ...
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Can I save a "star-hash" (*#) code as contact?

I'm developing on a Huawei phone, and to enable logging on this device one must dial *#*#2846579#*#* to get to a hidden service menu, as described in this answer on Stack Overflow. Is there any way I ...
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How to automatically repeatedly dial a number and automatically press numbers each time?

I'm trying to get through to the Swedish Migration Agency (Migrationsverket) and their lines are constantly busy. In order to get into the queue, one needs to call them, then press 1 twice. This would ...
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What is "FQC" test app in Nokia 6?

There are some dialer codes in Nokia 6, e.g: *#*#4636#*#*,*#*#2486#*#*, *#*#372733#*#*. The last one starts an application named "FQC". In this app, there is a menu containing "Receiver test", "LED ...
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Is it possible to read IMEI from emergency call dialer?

I am looking for the method to read IMEI from emergency call dialer, before the phone is activated. When I try *#06# it says that this is not emergency number.
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IMEI null/null?

My phone is a Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-I9305T, and I am getting a "Insert SIM card to access network services" error. I dialled *#06# and it said null/null, meaning I have a null IMEI. How do I fix this? ...
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Pressing # before * clears all code in checkin

I want to dial *#*#2432546#*#* so aka *#*#checkin#*#* to check updates http://lifehacker.com/5719657/force-your-android-phone-to-check-for-a-system-update but when I press # in this place *#*#2432546#...
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'Engineer mode test tool' app - What do the codes do?

I was curious and installed the Engineer mode test tool app. It listed 'codes' and for most of them it wasn't written what they do. I couldn't resist stupidity and entered a few of them. After ...
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How to keep the extension code of outbound dialing?

We can dial (555)555-5555,2000 so as to reach the extension code 2000 on Lollipop and later. However, the call log shows only (555)555-5555. I tried a couple of call log apps and dialer apps, but it ...
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Get Phone Number on Android

How to get Phone number on Android, it shows "Unknown" on Settings > About Phone > Status > My Phone Number
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How do I disable a specific band on my Android phone (Sony Xperia Ion)

I'm interested in purchasing an Asus Padfone X or S for use on T-mobile. However, it doesn't support band 1700, which means that I will only get 4g in areas with refarmed 1900 spectrum. T-mobile ...
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What is CP and AP and what are these options used for?

There is this service menu where I can select different USB modes for my phone. One option is called CP and the other is AP. What do the acronyms CP and AP stand for? I recognize MTP, PTP and ADB. ...
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How to get the manufactured date information in Android?

In old Nokia phones we get the manufacturer information and manufactured date, purchase date, no. of repairs done etc using the codes like *#92702689# , *#0000# and *#06#. While only the *#06# works ...
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How to safely activate LTE on S4 mini (GT-i9195) running 4.2.2?

I'd like to activate LTE on my device: S4 mini with LTE (GT-i9195). There seems to be ways of doing this, but they seem rather "scary" and experimental at best: http://www.androidauthority.com/...
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Unable to make an outgoing call after calling *31# on Moto G

I have a Moto G (1st generation) mobile bought in India. When I tried to make my Caller ID hidden from this wikiHow article, I called *31# and after that, I couldn't make a call to anyone. Then I ...
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how to find out secret service codes for android

I have a Spice Dream Uno (Android One) and none of the secret service codes I found on the internet (like ##197328640## and ##7378423##) work on it. Do I have to root my phone in order for these to ...
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SAR value in ASUS Zenfone 5

When I type *#07# into the dialer on my Asus Zenfone 5, it is not showing the SAR value. This works on other phones. How can I get the SAR value on an Asus Zenfone 5?
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Insufficient Storage Memory while installing apps

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 International Edition operating with CyanogenMod-SnapShot-M11 11-20141008 Build. Lately when I was trying to install some Apps like Google Now Launcher or Updating Facebook ...
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How can I enable field test mode on Samsung Galaxy S3?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3. Are there any codes to enable field test mode, like band selection? Has someone managed to enable such an option?
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Entering Samsung Codes on the Galaxy S4 - Verizon

This is likely an embarrassing question, but I may not be the only one struggling. I am trying to figure out a problem with my phone by using these secret dialer codes. I am entering these codes into ...
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Samsung Galaxy S3 doesn't respond to some secret codes

Samsung Galaxy S3 I9300 doesn't respond to all secret codes in here . Specially it can restart with non of the codes in the list. Do I have a fake Galaxy S3 ?
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Typing dialer secret codes in devices other than phones

Dialer secret codes are fun and useful and all the rage, but how can I use them in my tablet, or my TV dongle, or any onther non-phone android device?
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Usage statistics in Android

Is there any intent or method to get the values which show in the usage statistics? We can get that manually by dialing *#*#4636#*#*.
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Diagnostic Codes Disabled In Dialer?

I have a Huawei Ascend Y300 running on Jelly Bean and I can't get any diagnostic code to work on the dialer... The only thing that works is the code for displaying the IMEI: *#06# Every time I enter ...
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*#7284# not launching phoneutil

My tablet is not getting connected through USB. It's showing me the error" "USB device not recognised" On one forum I read to dial *#7284# and it will launch Phoneutil. But in my case it's not ...
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Is there any way to determine the UMTS RRC state my device is in

I want to determine the RRC state of my device which is HTC Explorer. By RRC, I mean states like FACH,DCH IDLE etc.. I have already tried the following secret codes: *#*#197328640#*#* *#*#7378423#*#* ...
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How can I see the RRC state and signal level of an HTC Explorer?

Is there any alternative to the Android secret code *#*#197328640#*#* for the HTC Explorer? I am trying to get the same Service Mode on my HTC Explorer to show the RRC State and signal level of the ...
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Service code to get Xperia model

I'd like to check the manufacturing date of an Xperia Ray. The easy way is by looking at the sticker under the battery, but I'm trying to convey this to a potential seller, and I would prefer ...
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What are Android's secret telephony codes? [duplicate]

What are Android's hidden Secret Codes? There are a bunch of secret codes to access hidden features or perform special actions. They're entered into the dialer and have the following format: *#*#<...
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Secret code not working on my phone when it is working on others? [closed]

There is an app that allows you to enter a secret code in the format *#*#(code)#*#*, however it is not working on my phone (Samsung Galaxy SII GT-I9100) running CyanogenMod 10 (Android 4.1.1). I have ...
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How to make Android phone as my wireless dialer, so that i can dial the phone and send / receive SSH, FTP etc?

How can i make the Android mobile phone number +3900000 as incoming dialing number from computer running Linux (ArchLinux, Fedora, CentOS, Ubuntu) using modem. Once the connection is made. How is it ...
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Why I am unable to check balance on BSNL Mobile in Android Phone?

I have just ported my Tata Docomo number into BSNL Mobile and it is working good. But I am not able to check my balance and recharge top up coupons because USSD code that we run, like *123#, are not ...
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How to view the android service menu (secret menu)?

Most of the mobile manufacturers include a hidden service menu in their mobile handsets. These menus allow users (or developers) to access some technical information and service personnel to access ...
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HTC Desire S - Number Unknown Is Shown?

My question is similar to this one, however what would be appropriate solution for HTC Desire S device because it does not allow you to change your phone number on SIM card like Samsung Galaxy does? ...
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How to find how many hours an Android phone has been used?

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 ...
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My phone has automatically called *44* twice now, does anybody know what this means?

I heard my phone calling *44* while it was in my pocket. Does anybody know what this code means, or do you know what process is calling this number? I have a Samsung Galaxy S running Froyo 2.2.1 and ...
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What does the *#*#4636#*#* dialer code do? [duplicate]

Has anyone tried the *#*#4636#*#* or *#*#7780#*#* dialer codes on HTC phones? They're not working for me. Secondly, what does it show, means what kind of information? Is it safe to run on brand new ...
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How can I save keypad command numbers like `*#*#4636#*#*` to my contact list?

I learned from a previous question of mine that Android has got several system numbers, or "keypad commands," which produce all kinds of information or invoke a system mode. As example: one of them ...
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Is there an official dialer code resource?

There are a ton of XDA forums and a decent number of answers here that refer to specific dialer codes. For instance *#*#4636#*#* will cause unicorns to spring forth from your phone or tell you what OS ...
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What special phone numbers can be used to display (hidden) info on Android phones? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Do you know other Android keypad commands ? In another post someone mentioned the special phone number #*#4636#*# to list CPU specific information. I would like to ask you to ...
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What are the known Android keypad commands (dialer codes)?

There are a lot of different keypad commands in Android. What are the known ones? Some of them are listed here : *#*#checkin#*#*: Phones home to check for updates. *#*#info#*#*: Enters a detailed ...
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