When you are going to buy a used mobile there might be a lot of concerns in your mind about the phone. Like you might be feared that this mobile might be a replica and a fake one. While you might also have concerns about the functionality of your mobile. You are not the only one who have these concerns because there are a lot of fake or malfunctioned mobiles in the market for sale.
When it comes to Samsung mobiles, being the top-selling brand all around the world there are so many fake copies of each Samsung model. Like you can find many replicas of different quality for Samsung Galaxy S8 alone. Sometimes it becomes very difficult to differentiate between the original and the fake Samsung Galaxy S8.
So, in this case, you should be very careful before you buy a used mobile for you and you should check it properly. The most important thing you should check is the battery timing which you can judge by making 50 to 60 pictures with the flash on and recording a video for about 1 minute as well.
Then check the battery percentage. If it drops for more than 4 to 5 percent then it means the battery is low and if it drops from 7 to 10 percent then the battery is very weak and you should not get that mobile.
Checking SIM function, signal strength, mic, speaker, earpiece, charging jack and a lot of other things are important. About charging of a mobile, most of the people just plug in the charger in the charging jack and if it shows that charges are connected the believe that mobile’s charging is Okay.
But remember you should keep the mobile connected with charges for at least 2 to 3 minutes. If charging increases by only 1% at least, then charging is okay. But if the battery level remains at the same percentage then it means this mobile is charging and there is a battery storage problem because of storage IC of mobile.
These are the few things related to hardware, whereas you can check a lot more things like if the IMEI number of mobile board matches with the mobile box and with the one on the back side of the mobile. To check things like these, you need to know secret codes of Samsung Galaxy S8.
These Samsung secret codes will provide you a lot of information which will help you in testing different hidden features of the mobile. Some of these secret codes of Galaxy S8 will also show you some hidden menus which show you different information about your mobile.
So learn these secret codes and must check the hidden menus of used Galaxy S8 before you buy that from the market or from any other person who is not your close friend.
The video below will help you in learning the codes. The video is in Urdu language but you can understand the code and what information it will show. The same Galaxy S8 Secret codes are good to use on other Samsung models as well. So watch the video and try these codes on your mobile.
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