Samsung Galaxy S5 Secret codes and how to use them

On the Samsung Galaxy S5 there are different secret codes with which you can display certain menus or functions. These codes are entered via the keypad of the phone application. We have assembled you here a list of interesting and practical codes that will unlock certain features on your Samsung Galaxy S5 or give you system informations.

Code: *#0*#
Effect: This code shows the test menu on the Samsung Galaxy S5. In this menu you can perform many different hardware tests and check functions on your smartphone for accuracy. Here, for example, the calibration of the compass can be checked and be set.

Code: *#7353#
Effect: Another test menu for checking various sensors and the camera.

Code: *#06#
Effect: With this code, you can quickly and easily view the IMEI serial number of your Samsung Galaxy S5

Code: *#9090#
Effect: Use this Code to enter the service mode of the Samsung Galaxy S5. This test should only be performed if you are familiar with the effects.

Code: *#0228#
Effect: Here you can check the battery status of your Samsung Galaxy S5. You can see voltage and remaining capacity of the battery

Code: *#0808#
Effect: Here the USB settings of your Samsung Galaxy S5 can be changed. For example: Change connection type from MTP to PTP. Remember that settings here can affect the connectivity to the computer via USB!

Code: *#9900#
Effect: This code opens the Sys Dump on the Samsung Galaxy S5. Again, various settings can be made, but you have to know what to do. Be careful using this menu!

Code: *#1234#
Effect: This code shows your software version of your Samsung Galaxy S5, as well as its hardware version.

 Code: *#34971539#
 Effect: With this code, you can check the camera firmware of your smartphone.

You should now know different codes for your Samsung Galaxy S5, with which you can check technical functions and reset settings and values​​. All codes should be used with care. If you are not sure about a code and its function, end the respective menu with the back button of your smartphone

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