10 Secret codes that every Android smartphone user should know

Do you know you can use the IMEI number of your phone to track it if it's ever lost? To find out the IMEI number of your phone just press *#06#. Check our more such interesting information inside

Android is the most popular operating system in the world. With nearly two billion monthly active users (nearly 85 percent in the world), it has the largest active user base compared to any other mobile operating system in the world including iOS and Windows OS. Even so, a vast majority of the Android users across the globe are unaware about the host of interesting features that this operating system offers. No, we are not talking about the advanced camera options and security options but about basic utilities like knowing the IMEI number of your smartphone (FYI: IMEI number can help you to track your phone in case it gets stolen) and checking the battery and Wi-Fi setting.

Aren’t you curious already?

Codes and Programming might seem to be a bit too technical to you at first, but really there’s nothing difficult about this one. All you need to do is press a set of buttons on the keypad of your smartphone (yeah, it’s that simple). You can figure out so many things about your smartphone using these simple codes. And think about the money you will end up saving if you don’t have to rush to a repair shop everything something goes wrong in your smartphone!

So here are 10 secret codes that every Andriod smartphone user should know:

ALSO READ: 6 step guide on how to recover deleted photos from your Android smartphone

*#*#4636#*#*: It displays information about your phone, battery and data usage statistics

*#06#: It display the IMEI number of your phone

*#*#7780#*#*: It resets your phone to factory state deleting application data and apps

*2767*3855#: It wipes your smartphone clean and reinstalls the phone’s firmware

*#*#34971539#*#*: It display camera information

ALSO READ: Android O: From release date to features, here’s what you should know

*#*#273283*255*663282*#*#*: It makes a backup copy of your media files

*#*#0*#*#*: It tests your LCD display

*#*#526#*#*: It test the wireless network connectivity of your smartphone

*#*#3264#*#*: It displays the RAM of your smartphone

*#*#232337#*#: It displays the Bluetooth address of your phone

For interesting tech videos from InUth, follow us on Youtube.com/InUthdotcom