11 Cool iPhone Keypad Codes

iphonehomescreen   11 Cool iPhone Keypad Codes Your iPhone can play games, browse the internet, watch YouTube videos and more but there are also some nifty tricks you can use to find out some neat information about your phone.

Basically, there are a bunch of iPhone keypad codes that you can type in and get back certain information about the your mobile carrier, phone and billing details.

To use any one of these codes, open your iPhone’s “phone app” and make sure that the keypad button is selected in the bottom menu. Then, type in the code from the list below and press call.

iPhone Codes: Network & Phone Information

*3001#12345#*- Opens up the “Field Test” settings on your iPhone, which allows you to see many, many advanced network settings on your phone including cell site information and more.

*#06# – Displays your iPhone’s International Mobile Equipment Identity (IMEI) number (this code also works on many other phones).

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*#21# – Displays any call forwarding settings enabled on your iPhone.

*#43# – Shows you if call waiting for various parts of your phone are either enabled or disabled.

*#30# – Shows you if you have the call presentation (to see who is calling you) setting enabled or disabled.

*#33# – Displays call barring settings for your iPhone, and weather they are enabled or disabled.

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iPhone Codes: Carrier & Billing Information

*646# -View available minutes on your AT&T plan (*min#).

*777#- View available minutes on your AT&T pre-paid plan (if you get the “Account Not Found” error, you do not have a pre-paid account and you should try the code just above this one for postpaid accounts).

*3282# - View wireless data usage statistics (also *data#).

*225# – Check the bill balance on your AT&T account (also *bll#).

*729 – Makes a call to AT&T to pay your wireless bill.

Do you have any other iPhone keypad codes / shortcuts to share? Let us know in the comments and also be sure to check out other MakeUseOf iPhone articles here.

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Rounin

All of the codes worked for my ATT Blackberry Bold EXCEPT *3001#12345#*

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Raff

*#31# seems to do something to (it tells you if displaying your phone number to the recipient is enabled or not)

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lara

*639# or *new# shows upgrade eligibility

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B

Come ON, This ISN’T iPhone specific !!
It works more or less all cell phones and have done so from the beginning of time.

So tired of everyone yelling iPhone that, iPhone this.
Soon someone will come up with the stupid claim that the iPhone was the first phone that can make calls..

Damn fanboys !!

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John

Or quite possibly the blog owner has an iPhone and that it was the first phone that actually inspired them to give a crap about typing numbers into the keypad… either way the author isn’t ranting about the superiority of the iPhone so calling him a fanboy is a bit harsh…

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Grant

As the author of this article, I’ll clear up what seems to be some confusion. Personally, I do not own an iPhone myself and actually prefer Windows Mobile phones instead (don’t want to start up another debate about that).

And, for the people who have commented about this, yes, most of the codes mentioned here do work on other phones.

Finally, as for the people who have called this article “silly” and “good for the ignorant”, I’m sure there are some people who find this article very useful.

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Ronnie Ho Hip

If you use #31#********** where the stars are someone’s phone number , you can hide your number from that call , as long as you have CLI enabled (call line identification) . You don’t have to go into your phone’s setting to enable or disable , you can just dial the number out with that prefix. This iPhone model specific it will work on any cellphone.

The only code that seems specific is the first on up there on the list.
The other codes are all yesterdays news.
Although those AT&T one’s will obviously not work in South Africa , but I can use *100# to check my balance or *111# for a selection of other services on Vodacom.
Doesn’t need be an iPhone. Pretty silly article actually. Good for the ignorant however.

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bob ama

iTards again misunderestimating how regular cellphones work

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Dave

Well written! Great info to know about the codes.

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nzsnowman

Hi all, I have an unlocked 3GS iPhone in New Zealand, that was ordered via the Apple Store online, and only the *#06# IMEI code worked for myself using the latest 3.01 OS update. I was looking forward to trying the Field Test functions :(

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dahlia

thanks for this some people leave some meano comments..but seriously this helped me

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D

Here are some specific Call forwarding dial configurations:
(Enter your voice mail number or any number you wish your calls to be diverted to in the “XXX XXX XXXX”)

DIVERT ALL
ON: **21*XXXXXXXXXX#
OFF:##21#

DIVERT IF BUSY
ON: **67*XXXXXXXXXX#
OFF:##67#

DIVERT IF OFF
ON: **62*XXXXXXXXXX#
OFF:##62#

DIVERT IF NO ANSWER
ON: **61*XXXXXXXXXX#
OFF:##61#

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Taylor

Are there additional charges for using these features?