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[Q] Virgin Prepaid Kyocera Event - WiFi phone

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12th February 2014, 03:44 PM   |  #1  
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Radio Shack had this phone on sale for $14 cash this weekend, I picked up a couple of them to setup to use for WiFi text/music/YouTube phones for my kids.

I have rooted them and now just want to get rid of the Virgin Mobile automatic profile update that attempts to happen when I power on the phone. If possible, I would like to permanently disable the cellular data/voice modem as well leaving WiFi enabled.

Anyone know what app I should disable/remove through titanium backup to do this?

I have absolutely no intention of ever activating these phones for traditional cell service. They will strictly be used as WiFi android devices. Basically a cheapo alternative to an iPod.

I have set the phone for airplane mode and then enabled WiFi to prevent them from making calls, this is a reasonable solution but they could turn on the cell radio and start trying to activate, although they wouldn't get far as they don't have a way to provide payment anyway.

Problem is their mother isn't the brightest and when they are away at mom's, I would like to be able to text them and not be on the phone with her troubleshooting them constantly.

Any help would be appreciated.

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14th February 2014, 08:05 PM   |  #2  
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> just want to get rid of the Virgin Mobile automatic profile update that attempts to happen when I power on the phone.

1) Turn on Airplane mode with power button. 2) wait 10 seconds, 3) turn on WiFi

Should stop this. You still get a message on bootup, but it will NOT cycle off/on WiFi like it doesn't if you don't turn on airplane mode.
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