6 Cool 'Phreaking' iPhone Code Tricks!
'Phreaking' is the process of hacking into telecommunication systems.
All you iPhone users out there! Did you know there are a couple of cool neat code tricks you can execute on your iPhones?!
Every iPhone has a couple of hidden tricks that with a specific code entry you can figure out hidden menus in your iPhone, vital information about your iPhone and sometimes even acts a direct command like those you could use on a terminal based Apple OS.
These codes are a combination of asterisk key (*) and the hashtag sign (#). They are built into to your phone's 'call' or 'dial' feature. All you got to do is open the phone app and type in the codes below!
In some cases, these codes might not work in a few iPhones. This doesn't mean something's wrong with your iPhone, its just because of your carrier. So if a code doesn't work, cross-check the code and google search the code to see if your carrier supports it!
So, what are you waiting for?! Lets get phreaking!
#6 The Call Barring Feature!
This feature will enable you to check the status of your restrictions on any and all outgoing calls. This network feature will be extremely useful when you have kids who play with your phone.Check the status of your call barring by typing in *#33#. Turn on the service by typing in *33*pin#, and to turn the service off, type in *33*pin#. Just replace the "pin" with your SIM card pin - not your iPhone's lock pin.
#5 Call Waiting Feature!
If you have a call waiting option on your phone, you can check its status by using this phone. If you would like to check the status of your call waiting feature, simply type in *#43#. If you would like to enable it, type *43# or to disable the function, #43#.
#4 Call Forwarding Feature
You can normally access this feature by going to your iOS Settings > Phone > Call Forwarding. But if you would like to view all status, just type in *#21#. To make it unreachable, type in *#62# and for when you are busy, use *#67#. If you want to disable all forwarding services use ##002#.
#3 Field Testing The Call!
Code-*3001#12345#* + 'Call'
This hidden network feature enables you to find out any info regarding live updating of your device's network. Using this, you will be able to know the numerical value of your phone, read about the amount of data transmission taking place from your local cell phone carrier towers. As for the results, you will be getting,either -50, which is an optimized signal while -120 is considered as extremely poor signals.
Code- #31#phone number + 'Call'
This feature helps you to make anonymous calls with your call being shown as "Unknown Caller" on the call display of the receiver. Or you can use Settings > Phone > Show My Caller ID for the same.
#1 More Codes!
To view the number of your incoming calls- *#30# + 'Call'
In case you have problems with your text messaging service, you can find out your carrier's text messaging center number by using- *#5005*7672# + 'Call'
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