Even though Android devices come with many customization options, the device is not providing its users with complete root access. Some administrator rights are not available without root permission. It is added as a security feature that ensures the safety of every Android device. However, there are options to override the settings and gain root access with some minor workarounds.

The first and primary step is to enable the developer mode on the android device to access the root permission. Android developer option is not a root privilege. However, it is offering some more additional access rights that are hidden from the public. Any android user can enable the developer option easily. But it is a more technical area of an android device and needs some knowledge about development and modification. That is why it is called and developer option and made hidden from regular users.


In this article, rather than going into details of Developer options and their use, we will see how to turn off developer mode if it got activated accidentally and will check how to enable developer options on android if you need them at any point. Developer mode on Android devices is disabled by default, and it will get activated only enabled manually.

How to Turn Off Developer Mode

If the developer is activated on your android device and you no longer need them, follow the below steps to disable the developer mode and hide all the developer settings. Please note the developer mode will be listed only if it is already activated. If the option is disabled, the following options and settings will not be available.

To turn off the developer option,

Step 1: Open the Settings app on your android device.

Step 2: Scroll down and find the option called System. Tap on that.

Step 3: Now, click on the Advanced option within the System setting.

Step 4: Now, you can find an option called Developer options. Tap on that.

Step 5: You will find an option Tun On and Off the developer mode at the very beginning. Tap on it to disable it.


Step 6: Once done, all the options will get disabled. Click on the back button to exit the developer mode option.

Now, you will see that the developer options menu gets disappeared from the list and will no longer be available.

However, it is now hidden as before, and you need to enable it manually if required in the future.

Turn off Developer Mode on Realme Mobile

On Realme devices, you can find the developer option by following the below options.

Step 1: Open the Settings app and find the option named Additional Setting. Tap on that.

Step 2: Within the additional setting, you will find an option named Developer Options. Click on it.


Step 3: Within the Developer Options, you will find Developer options as the first item. It will be turned on. Turn off that to disable the developer option on Realme mobile.


How to Enable Developer Option

To turn on the developer mode, follow the below steps

Step 1: Open the setting app on your Android device.

Step 2: Click on the About Phone option.

Step 3: Scroll to the bottom to find the option called Build Number.

Step 4: Continuously tap on the build number 7 times, and you will see a notification saying You are now a developer. If you have a security lock or pattern enabled, it will ask for the same just before activating the developer mode as a confirmation.

Now you can find the developer options listed in the Advanced System settings area.

Turn On Developer Mode on Realme Phones

Realme devices have some differences within the settings app, and thus users might get confused to enable the developer mode. Follow the below steps if you are holding a Realme device.

Step 1: Open the Settings app on your Realme Phone.

Step 2: Tap on the About Phone, listed at the bottom.

Step 3: Click on the Version (Baseband & kernel) option from the about Phone area.


Step 4: In the next window, you will find an option named Build number. Tap on it 7 times, and your developer mode will get activated.

If you have a screen lock, pattern, or password, you need to provide them to conform.

Once done, you can find the developer options under the Additional Settings section.