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Konami Code enables Developer Mode. Really. 13

by Derek Kessler Wed, 10 Jun 2009 12:26 pm EDT

Alright, this is developing so quickly on our forums (you guys rock, by the way), that other websites - like Engadget - are following it closely and picking up on things that we missed. Like using the Konami Code to enter developer mode. Konami What? says non-gamer. It’s a cheat code that’s been embedded in video games made by Konami (and others) for ages. It goes as follows:

Konami Code

On the a webOS device, entering upupdowndownleftrightleftrightbastart brings up the previously hidden Developer Mode Enabler application. Really, it’s a cheat code for the Pre. Opening the app and enabling will require you to reset your Pre, after which you’ll be able to hook up to your computer and the Mojo SDK (should you happen to have a copy).

[via: Engadget]

Thanks to everybody that sent this in!


With no 5-way navigator/controller, I wonder how one enters this "cheat code."

You type "upupdowndown..." in Universal Search


For my first comment.... I must lol @ "bastart".

lol :)


Will it give me 30-live?

I posted this yesterday in the comments of "Pre Recovery Tool Leaks Out, Including webOS Root Image(!)". Nobody seemed to notice though, lol.


so after you enable it what do you do? I think I will leave the developing to the pros, so I don't screw up my phone

pretty sweet, but I need mojo. still can't believe it hasn't been leaked to a torrent yet.

This code should enable unlimited battery life.

when "upupdowndownleftrightleftrightbastart" is typed into a Pixi nothing happens, first off there is no "start" key or am I missing something or does this even work on a Palm Pixi?