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Disable calling and text, but not data


New member
Apr 3, 2011
Hi all. I have an LG Stylo 4 with Android 8.1.0, through T-Mobile. Does anyone have any suggestions as to how I can disable calling and text without disabling data? I basically wanna turn my phone into a tablet. And can I do it without root?

B. Diddy

Senior Ambassador
Mar 9, 2012
One workaround would be to keep Do Not Disturb on all the time.


New member
Jan 11, 2014
Don't know how to accomplish it in phone via software, it's a carrier/network provisioning thing.

I'm with Verizon and used to work for them and if Tmobile is the same there are 2 ways I can think to make this work.

One is contact Tmobile and ask, Verizon had the ability to block all texts to a number and I believe calls as well.

Otherwise I've learned if I log into My Verizon and activate a tablet on my phone line and than move the SIM back into a phone it remains provisioned as a tablet with data but no call/text.