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[Q] I would like to disable my cell radio completely. Help?

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Default [Q] I would like to disable my cell radio completely. Help?

I am no longer using the g2x as a cell phone.
I am keeping in service, however, as a PMP. I like the sound quality, and because the DAC on my new phone is vastly inferior and noisy, I kept my g2x for music.

However, I removed the SIM card and now the battery is drained as the phone seems to still be searching for a signal.

Is there any way to mitigate the battery losses or disable cell function altogether without activating airplane mode?
Activating airplane mode effectively kills battery stats and leaves me vulnerable to a dead battery.

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I would google search what system apps are responsible for cell/radio function. Wouldn't simply removing them do the trick?
 
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I see. Thanks for the help.

Exactly how would I go about doing this? I'm no expert, by any means. Thanks.
 
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Well, you would need access to your System/App directory. Which means the phone needs to be rooted. Are you rooted?

EDIT- After a quick google search I came across this solution.

"Rename phone.apk to phone.apk.bak and telephony.apk to telephony.apk.bak thus disabling these two packages. You have to reboot your phone to finalize the changes. If it doesn't work, you should remove the .bak from each file name and they should be available again."
 
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Well, you would need access to your System/App directory. Which means the phone needs to be rooted. Are you rooted?

EDIT- After a quick google search I came across this solution.

"Rename phone.apk to phone.apk.bak and telephony.apk to telephony.apk.bak thus disabling these two packages. You have to reboot your phone to finalize the changes. If it doesn't work, you should remove the .bak from each file name and they should be available again."
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Still rocking the g2x man. Heading over to the Nexus 5 soon though!
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