11 Cool iPhone Keypad Codes

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iPhone Home Screen 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).

iPhone Field Test Mode

*#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.

iPhone Network Call Forwarding Settings

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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Comments (14)
  • rizwan

    How to test all things are working.I want know that code pls help me

  • 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#

  • dahlia

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

  • 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 :(

  • Dave

    Well written! Great info to know about the codes.

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