While Android is pretty open for the users to play around with operational system, Apple’s iOS has kept menus and settings relatively simple and locked down. However, there is a myriad of hidden features and tricks that you may not have realised existed – until now.
Here, we’ve picked few great iPhone tips and tricks that can help you achieve things quicker and easier, and you’ll wish you’d known about them a long time ago.
Redmond Pie revealed a full list of the codes and how to use them. By typing in the following secret USSD codes on the dialpad of the phone then pressing the call button you can bring up these tricks:
*3001#12345#*:Field Test mode
*#5005*7672#: SMS centre number*3370#: Turn on or off EFR (Enhanced Full Rate), a mode that improves your iPhone’s call quality
*#06#: Find out your iPhone’s IMEI number
*#31#: Hide your number on calls option
*#43#: Check if call waiting is on or off
*43#: Turn on call waiting
#43#: Turn off call waiting
*646#: Check minutes left on contract
*225#: Find out your current mobile account balance
*777#: Find out prepaid account balance
*#61#: Number of missed calls
*#21#: Call forwarding status
*#67#: Call forwarding number
*#33#: Find out what mobile services are disabled on your phone
Be aware that some of these codes might not work with certain carriers, as it depends on the telecommunication company which features it made available for the users.