Questions tagged [ussd]

For questions related to "Unstructured Supplementary Service Data" -- a sub-set of GSM codes, which are a subset of what you might know as "dialer codes" (note: the latter have their own tag, 'dialer-codes')

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Pop-up dialog from the SIM card appears on lockscreen

My SIM carrier occasionally sends ads in the form of pop-up dialog, like the ones you get after entering a USSD code. However, they appear on the lock screen too and will keep the screen awake ...
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Block USSD carrier notification

My carrier, Vodafone, sends multiple spam popups every day via USSD like the following image: I am rooted with EdXposed installed. Pixel 2 XL with Android 11 but willing to downgrade to Android 10 if ...
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Are "USSD" engineering codes should work on ANY smartphone?

I personaly have Xiaomi Mi 9 SE. My family members have different smartphones but htey are all manufactured by Xiaomi: Mi Note 9 and Mi A3. I'm trying to execute engineering code to display Bluetooth ...
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Ussd change to call

For some reason my phone can't dial any ussd code more than 5 digits. For example: I could dial *888# but can not dial *5050#. When I dial ussd code more than 5 digits and press the call button it ...
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I want to capture with adb commands the result of a USSD dial?

I want to capture with adb commands the result of a USSD dialing? connect my android cell phone with adb shell I make calls with ussd but I want to capture those results like saying the credit balance?...
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Catch USSD Codes

I need some help to figure out a way to catch which USSD codes are executing in my phone. This is for a little project I'm working on, to simplify an app that my cell carrier provides, but I don't ...
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execute ussd from shell-script

Every month I need to execute USSD-command. I want to automatize it. My idea is to write shell-script for SManager. I found two ways to make a call (tested from adb): service call phone 2 s16 '*100#' ...
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USSD Code returns unknown characters

My new HTC One phone is showing some problems while running USSD codes on it. I am using BSNL network. So I have to use the code *123# for knowing the balance. When I tried to run the same, I am ...
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How to turn off/mute the USSD notification sound in Jelly Bean?

I recently got my Lava Iris 501's OS updated to 4.1.1 and now it even chimes whenever my operator sends me a 'Last Call/SMS/Data Cost' notification. This happens even on the Silent/Meeting modes also. ...
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Is there a way to block USSD balance notifications on Android 4.3?

I'm trying out a H20 Wireless SIM on my Nexus 4 running Android 4.3. One annoying feature of this service is that they send a USSD balance notification at the end of every phone call, text message, ...
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How can I send service commands from my Nexus 7?

I have a Nexus 7 3G and I often need to send network service commands (e.g., to use top-up codes or to activate/de-activate data-plans), but can't find a way to do it from the tablet. Instead I'm ...
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Determing SIM/network/carrier lock status in software

Is there a way to determine if a Galaxy S3 (i747, running 4.1 JB, stock ROM, but with root) is currently carrier locked in software (i.e. without needing to obtain and insert a different network's SIM)...
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How to disable USSD notifications?

On Android 4.2.1, some new stuff has appeared in the notification area. It shows my current balance and has an icon of the "SIM-card menu" app. Also, sometimes, some spammy messages appears (from my ...
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USSD attack official notification

I have an HTC that is vulnerable to USSD attack. I am trying to tell the HTC helpdesk about this issue, but they tell me that unless there is an official news from android team about this, they will ...
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Android 1.5 Dialer App - Exploit Block

I just read about the remote USSD attack. My hoary old Samsung i7500g phone is vulnerable (confirmed via this site). The solution is to install a (free) secondary dialer, like Dialer One. ...
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