Today I am going to talk about the Samsung Galaxy S10/S10+, S9/S9 Plus, S8/S8+, S7/S7 Edge, S6, S5 (all Galaxy S-Series) hardware test. In this article, I am going to show the procedure of how to use such secret codes. As you know, secret codes are the unique alpha-numeric character used in the Android device to check the hardware and software status of the device.

Previously, we wrote an article regarding “Secret Codes To Test Hardware in Android Smartphone. In this article, I listed all the codes that can run on every smartphone. Some codes may not work as these codes are unique and specific to the manufacturer.

Hardware test samsung galaxy S10/S10+, S9/S9 Plus, S8/S8+, S7/S7 Edge, S6, S5

This article only focuses on the users who own the Samsung Galaxy S10/S10+, S9/S9 Plus, S8/S8+, S7/S7 Edge etc. The check codes or secret codes are shown here only works on the Samsung smartphone. Experimenting with these codes with another device can alter the configuration of the device. Also, make sure that you are familiar with the code and their functionality.

Basically, hardware tests are carried out to check the basic functionality of the device. Here I have performed the test on touchscreen sensitivity. Please follow the following steps to perform any hardware test on your Samsung Galaxy devices.

Steps to hardware test on Samsung Galaxy S10/S10+, S9/S9 Plus, S8/S8+, S7/S7 Edge, S6, S5

Step 1: Tap on Phone Icon.

Hardware test on samsung galaxy S10, S9, S8, S7, S6, S5

Step 2: Dial secret code using the keypad.

Dial secret code to hardware test on samsung galaxy S10

Step 3: Tap on the feature to test.

A test page will be presented to your screen after dialling the code. From the page select the feature that you want to test. Here I have selected the Touch feature to check the Touchscreen sensitivity.

Samsung galaxy hardware test

Step 4: Test the feature

Furthermore, you can tap on the feature a test screen will appear. Just slide your finger over the small grid boxes. If all the grid boxes turned into a green then the device has passed the test.

samsung galaxy s-series hardware test features

Below I have listed all the secret code. These codes are compatible with all galaxy s-series as well as other models.

Secret Codes to test the function on Samsung Galaxy S10, S9, S8, S7, S6, S5

  1. Enter Light Sensor mode with this code – *#0589#
  2. Proximity Sensor – *#0588#
  3. Access all Wi-Fi Mac Address – *#*#232338#*#*
  4. For WLAN network – *#*#526#*#*
  5. For testing GPS – *#*#1472365#*#*
  6. Another test code for GPS testing – *#*#1575#*#*
  7. Diagnostic Configuration – *#9090#
  8. To troubleshoot Bluetooth – *#*#232331#*#*
  9. Enter Bluetooth Test Mode – #*3888#
  10. Audio Testing – *#*#0673#*#*
  11. Test your device screen – #*#0*#*#*
  12. Check Backlight and Vibration and perform other general tests – *#*#0842#*#*
  13. General Test Mode – *#0*#
  14. Audible – *#0673#
  15. Universal Test Menu – *#8999*8378#
  16. Mobile Time Testing in Real Time – *#0782#
  17. Vibration Motor Test – *#0842#

Secret Codes to Restart the Samsung Galaxy S10, S9, S8, S7, S6, S5 device

  1. #*3849#
  2. #*2562#
  3. #*3876#
  4. #*3851#

Secret Codes for Debugging Samsung Galaxy S10, S9, S8, S7, S6, S5

  1. Dump Menu to dump RIL – *#745#
  2. General debug dump menu – *#746#
  3. Nand flash S/N – *#03#
  4. Provides option to improve phone network, battery life, and Wi-Fi speed and view dump menu – *#9900#
  5. Auto Answer Selection – *#272886#
  6. Remap Shutdown and End Call TSK – *#03#

Secret Codes for SIM Lock and Unlock for Samsung Galaxy S10, S9, S8, S7, S6, S5

  1. SIM Unlock – #0111*0000000#
  2. Turn on Auto SIM Lock – #7465625*28746#

Secret Codes for Getting Phone Information on Samsung Galaxy S10, S9, S8, S7, S6, S5

  1. Get Your Device Info – *#*#4636#*#*
  2. H/W, PDA and RFCallDate info on your phone – *#*#4986*2650468#*#*
  3. Firmware Software version – *#*#1111#*#*
  4. PDA type and version – *#*#1234#*#*
  5. Firmware hardware version – *#*#2222#*#*
  6. Display ROM Sales code, change list number and build time of your phone build – *#*#44336#*#*
  7. Reset user data and change sales codes – *#272*IMEI#
  8. View all user stats from very beginning and important phone info – *#*#4636#*#*
  9. View status info for GSM network – *#0011#
  10. Check hardware and software info – *#12580*369#
  11. Check All Hardware and software version of the device – #*#8377466#

Secret Codes for Checking Service Mode and Firmware on Galaxy S10, S9, S8, S7, S6, S5

  1. Get Ciphering info and enter service mode – *#32489#
  2. USB Service – #0808#
  3. Default Service Mode – *#197328640#
  4. Service Mode USB – *#9090#
  5. WLAN Engineering Service Mode – *#526#
  6. TSK/TSP firmware update – *#2663#
  7. Enter Camera Firmware menu – *#7412365#
  8. Update Camera Firmware – *#34971539#
  9. Sellout SMS/PCODE view *2767*4387264636#
  10. OTA update menu – #8736364#

Secret Codes for Factory Reset on Samsung Galaxy S10, S9, S8, S7, S6, S5

  1. Factory restore/reset for Samsung Smartphone with confirmation message – *#7780#
  2. Factory Reset without confirmation message – *2767*3855#
  3. Backup and copy media files – *#*#273283*255*663282*#*#*

Secret Codes for Checking Network on S10, S9, S8, S7, S6, S5 device

  1. Customize MCC/MNC Network Lock – *7465625*638*#
  2. Insert Network Lock and conduct network data locks – #7465625*638*#
  3. Customize Network Lock NSP – *7465625*782*#
  4. Insert any Network lock keycode (semi-partiality) – *7465625*782*#
  5. Insert Network Operator – #7465625*77*#
  6. Network Lock SP – *7465625*77*#
  7. Functioning and Network Lock for NSP/CP – *7465625*27*#
  8. Network insertion of Galaxy content provider – #7465625*27*#
  9. CSC Code of Galaxy S3 to get buyer code – *#272*IMEI#
  10. Choose the type of your network mode RF Band – *#2263#

So, the above mentioned secret codes are specially used for checking hardware status on galaxy s-series including Samsung Galaxy S10, S9, S8, S7, S6, S5. You can also use this code to check the hardware on another Samsung model. As I have already mentioned some code may not work on devices because they are device specific.

If there are codes that didn’t work on your device you can also comment on such codes in our comment box so that we can be updated.

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