Secret codes all phone users in Ghana should know and what they do

The codes on your mobile phone can be very useful if you know how to use them, but they can also be pretty confusing if you don’t know what they do or why they even exist in the first place.

For many smartphone users, it is easy to forget that your phone knows all the secret codes that you may have never even looked up before.

Whether you want to take screenshots on your phone, use certain apps without unlocking the screen, or access hidden menu options, there is almost always a special code that you can enter that will help you do what you need to do quickly and easily.

In this article, we will talk about a list of common codes that many people in Ghana use, along with what they do and when it is appropriate to use them.

Secret codes and what they do

NameSecret codesWhat they do
Wipe your device*2767*3855#This code will completely wipe all information from your device.
Run factory reset*#*#7780#*#*This code will delete all applications and data from your phone.
Display your IMEI*#06#This code will show you your phone’s IMEI number.
Activate general test*#0*#This code will show you all that is happening if you feel your phone is misbehaving.
Display MAC Address*#*#232338#*#*This code will show you’re your device’s Media Access Control Address.
Call waiting*43#This code will activate or deactivate call waiting
Firmware info*#*#4986*2650468#*#*This code will show you your phone’s firmware info as well as the manufacturing date and others.
Change the power button style*#*#7594#*#*If you are tired of always using the power button, then this code will automatically switch off your phone without pressing any button.
View system and storage info*#3282*727336*#This code will let you view the system and storage information.
Disable caller ID*31#If you want to keep your privacy and prevent others from knowing when you call them, you can use this code to disable caller ID.
View info about the camera*#*#34971539#*#*This code will give you detailed info about the phone’s camera.

Are they important?

If you are one of the few people who still use their phones to call people, then you might want to pay attention to these secret codes. They could come in handy for times when you have a problem with your service provider or need to change your device.


All the secret codes are available for you to take advantage of. If you know any other, you can share them in the comment box below.

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