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[Q] Cell standby using battery

27th July 2011, 10:54 PM |#1  
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Since rooting my Nook touch I have had it on for 6 days. I checked the battery usage and it tells me that "cell standby" is using 87% of the battery and "phone idle" is using 12%.

Anyone ideas on how to disable those functions?

Perhaps airplane mode would disable those, but I don't know how to enter airplane mode. I do have nook color tools installed.


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28th August 2011, 11:23 AM |#2  
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I tried the airplane mode as someone suggested but i still saw cell standby and phone idle.

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28th August 2011, 03:34 PM |#3  
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I actually ended up unrooting precisely due to this... I'm researching and trying to figure out a way to root w/o installing things that consider the nook as a phone... A custom rom is being produced on this thread.... Hopefully it will be a lot more close to a reader than a phone: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1208024
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30th September 2011, 03:10 AM |#4  
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Has Anyone found a solution for the cell-stand-by problem?
30th September 2011, 06:13 AM |#5  
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You can delete /system/app/phone.apk and telephonyprovider.apk,then phone idle will disappear.
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1st October 2011, 04:33 AM |#6  
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You can delete /system/app/phone.apk and telephonyprovider.apk,then phone idle will disappear.


"failed on 'Phone.apk' - Cross-device link"
1st October 2011, 05:54 AM |#7  
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I delete it in rootexplorer.
1st October 2011, 12:47 PM |#8  
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I'm wondering, Phone.apk and TelephonyProvider.apk are already installed in an unrooted nook, aren't they ?

BTW, there is a script here for the Nook Color, it should work for the Nook 2.

But I don't know if it will have a real effect on battery life or not ...
11th November 2011, 04:45 PM |#9  
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You can delete /system/app/phone.apk and telephonyprovider.apk,then phone idle will disappear.

I just changed the file extensions, as mentioned in the "[script] remove cell service" thread, also seems to work.
12th November 2011, 05:51 PM |#10  
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IMO, both "cell standby" and "phone idle" and just about all actions that nook does when it is in sleep mode. Removing these apk's however helps just a bit because there are none useless phone apps running in background, but there still will be "cell standby" thing in battery stats.
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