Galaxy Y's hidden functions
Here i am going to show you how to access the internal function of galaxy y or android phone for testing the various hardware parts of your phone if it is working properly or not with the help of this secret code you can test lcd, vibration, camera, sensor (accelerometer sensor, proximity sensor, magnetic sensor), touch screen, speaker, sub key, etc... if you have any hardware problem with your galaxy y you can identify with this code if it is working or not to do this follow the steps below.
First of all open your keypad
Then dial the secret code *#0*#. Now you get a screen with title LCD TEST and below that you have lots of option to test various hardware parts of your phone such as speaker, sensor, lcd, etc
To go back use right physical button
while testing the touch you have to touch and mark all the squares back button does not work
Other use full secret codes for android phone tested on galaxy y
* #1234# to check software version of phone.
*#12580*369# to check software and hardware information.
*#0228# Battery status (ADC, RSSI reading)
*#32489# Service mode
*#7780# factory data reset galaxy y
*2767*3855# Full factory reset (Don't dial it does not ask you to confirm unless you have problem)
Taking screenshots on Galaxy y isn't difficult.To take screenshots you have to first hold down the menu key and then press the power/lock key quickly.Don't hold the menu key too long otherwise lock button will not work.As you hold the menu button immediately press the power/lock button to capture the screenshot
2)Make Galaxy y Run Faster
Galaxy y has 290 MB RAM and 832 MHz processor.But sometime you will find lack of memory due to various applications running in background.These apps waste android system memory.So you should clear them off if they are not used.You can clear them by using task manager.Galaxy y has a built in task manager which will do this work for you.Open task manager then move on to the RAM tab then click clear memory.It will free the off the RAM and save memory.There is no need to download a separate task manager for Galaxy y.Aslo you can download two more applications which are android assistant and app cache cleaner.For quick boost use android assistant and always clean the cache of various apps by using app cache cleaner.These apps are important for your galaxy smartphone.
3)Access Hidden Wallpaper In Galaxy Y
Goto settings>About phone>Android version.Click many times on "Android version" until you see a wallpapers.When you click sufficient times then a hidden wallpaper will open in galaxy y s5360.
4)Restart Samsung Galaxy Y in one step.
Press and hold home and power key at same time until your phone turns off then release the buttons.Galaxy Y will restart.Restarting may be required if phone is hanged.This trick will let you to restart your galaxy y without turning it off and again starting it.
5)Switch Your Phone's Network From 2G to 3G
In Galaxy y you can switch your phone's network from 2G to 3G or reverse.For this
go to settings
click wireless and networks
click mobile networks
move to network mode
select GSM or WCDMA(3G)
now enable data traffic if you want to use internet.
6)Change Contact Picture In Samsung Galaxy Y
If you want to put a pic on your phone's contact then you have to move them first to android phone.Make a backup of your contacts because if phone is wiped then contacts will be deleted.To backup contacts on galaxy y follow the instructions below.
Open contacts click menu and select "Import/Export".
Now choose "Export to SD card".Click yes.
The contact list be backed up in vcf format.And now you can restore the contacts to phone or sim through the import/export option.
There is no way to import contacts list to phone without any app.So you should save new contacts to phone if you want to change contact picture in samsung galaxy y.
Now to put a picture in contact follow the instructions below.
open contacts click the plus sign to add contacts.Choose phone.
Enter all details and click the plus sign on the pic.
You can select the pic from album or can take picture from camera.
Click save and you are done.
7)Use Internet Of Galaxy Y On PC
If you want to use the internet of galaxy y on your pc to browse internet then you can easily do this by following the steps below.
Activate the internet data pack by going to Settings>Wireless & Networks>Mobile Networks>Use Packet Data.
Connect your phone to pc via usb cable and goto Settings>Wireless & Networks>Tethering and portable hotspots.Put a check mark on USB tethering.Your pc will automatically connect to internet.
But to use the internet data pack of galaxy y on pc you need to install samsung kies to install usb drivers for galaxy y otherwise tethering won't work.
8)Download Files Faster In Galaxy Y
This is a network trick in which the internet download speed on your galaxy y will be doubled.For this trick your network should support both modes that is GSM/WCDMA.Activate 3G services just once to activate WCDMA mode on your galaxy y for lifetime.Contact your service provider for this.Now activate a GPRS internet plan and change network mode to automatic GSM/WCDMA mode by going to Settings>Wireless and networks>Mobile networks>Network mode>GSM/WCDMA(Auto mode).Now you will see an H sign when data is enabled and your phone's gprs will be doubled,you can get a maximum speed of 22 Kbps.
9)Change the position of apps in the app menu and the bottom phone and message menu
To do this, simply go to app menu, and touch the menu button at the left side of the home button.
A menu will appear, click edit . now hold any app for sometime and drag it where you want to place it.