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Disable cell service on Nexus 7?
I have the Nexus 7 2013 LTE tablet and I have not signed up for cell service yet so I want to disable it so it does not drain the battery pinging towers. I notice the icon stays in the notification bar and Cell Standby drains 20-30% of the battery over the week even without a SIM card but I see no way to disable it other than Airplane mode. I've seen some phones that let you turn this completely off but turning off Data Enabled does not do it.
- Best AnswerJun 07 2014 | 11:20 pm EDT
Turn on airplane mode, then turn on whatever you want enabled (like wifi). That won't (or shouldn't) turn the cellphone radio back on.
- 06-07-2014, 11:20 PM #2
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