Grand Theft Auto IV Cheat Codes and Secrets for PC

Phone in cheat codes for GTA IV on Windows

Grand Theft Auto IV

Rockstar Games / Take-Two Interactive

The ninth title in the GTA franchise, Grand Theft Auto IV is an open-world action game set in fictional Liberty City. Like the other entries in the series, GTA IV has cheat codes that unlock special weapons, vehicles, and more secrets.

These cheats are for the Windows version of Grand Theft Auto IV, but some of them may also work in GTA IV for PS3 and the Xbox 360 version.

Grand Theft Auto IV Cheat Codes

Cheats for Grand Theft Auto IV are activated by dialing numbers on the in-game cellphone. Once dialed, the number stays on your cellphone for future use

Cheat Code Effect
948-555-0100 Song information.
938-555-0100 Spawn a Jetmax boat.
625-555-0150 Spawn a Sanchez bike.
625-555-0100 Spawn an NRG-900 bike.
486-555-0150 Get weapon set 1 (RPG, combat sniper, knife, molotov cocktail, pistol, pump, shotgun, micro SMG, and assault rifle).
486-555-0100 Get weapon set 2 (baseball bat, grenades, carbine rifle, SMG, RPG, combat sniper, combat shotgun, and combat pistol).
482-555-0100 Restore health, armor, and ammo.
468-555-0100 Randomly change weather and time of day.
362-555-0100 Restore armor.
359-555-0100 Spawn an Annihilator helicopter.
267-555-0150 Increase Wanted level (by one star).
267-555-0100 Clear Wanted level.
227-555-0175 Spawn a Comet sports car.
227-555-0168 Spawn a SuperGT sports car.
227-555-0147 Spawn a Turismo sports car.
227-555-0142 Spawn a Cognoscenti luxury car.
227-555-0100 Spawn an FBI Buffalo vehicle.

Activating some cheats will disable achievements.

GTA IV Friendship Bonuses

As you build relationships with friends, you can call on them for extra help and bonuses.

Bonus Requirement
Get 50% off at any clothing store. Achieve 80% relationship status with Alex.
Call a helicopter to pick you up. Achieve 70% relationship status with Brucie. 
Receive an emergency health boost. Achieve 80% relationship status with Carmen.
Call back-up from gang members. Achieve 60% relationship status with Dwayne.
Remove 3 Wanted stars. Achieve 80% relationship status with Kiki.
Get a discount on guns. Achieve 60% relationship status with Little Jacob.
Call for a car bomb. Achieve 75% relationship status with Packie.
Get a free ride. Achieve 60% relationship status with Roman.

GTA IV Unlockables

Other secrets can be unlocked by completing certain objectives.

Unlockable Requirement
Annihilator Helicopter Kill 200 flying rats.
Rastah Color Huntley SUV Complete 10 package delivery missions.
No Ammo Limit Complete the game 100%.
Statue of Liberty t-shirt Enter the door on the second floor while touring the Statue of Liberty.

How to Find Secret Areas

Go to an internet cafe and enter the URL www.whattheydonotwantyoutoknow.com to uncover secret areas on the map.

GTA IV for PC vs. GTA IV for Consoles

The PC version of the game has a replay feature that the Xbox and PlayStation consoles lack. Press F2 on the keyboard to record about 30 seconds of video to your hard drive. You can then view your recordings using the integrated replay editor.