Revealed: Secret mobile phones codes in the UAE

The secret codes that telephone operators use to control the features of your phones have been revealed. These are codes that can restrict all voice calls to your phone or codes that have the ability remove all restrictions.

Many of these services, that are otherwise offered free of cost or at a nominal monthly charge are most often not shared with customers.

'Emirates24|7' has made a list of these secret codes.

All du customers who are tired of the voice messages, can now simply deactivate forward services by dialing ##002# from your mobile dial pad. However, if you only want to deactivate redirection to voice mail when there is no reply - dial ##61# and ##62# for deactivating when you are unreachable and ##67# when you are busy.

Using the 'star services' as they are popularly known as, you can activate these services by a totally different set of commands.

To activate voice mails to all calls, just dial **21* and to activate calls to voice mails when unreachable or switched off just dial **21*0555678161#  and **61*0555678161# to forward when no reply and **67*0555678161# when busy. For diverting to voice message at all times just dial **21*

These and many other services are available to all subscribers and one will have to spend several minutes and calls to obtain them.

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