mic_888 · Dec 3, 2010 at 06:00 am

Disable Cell Standby To Increase Battery Life On Your G Tablet

Have you flashed CM onto your Viewsonic G Tablet?  Noticed any battery drain or usage from ‘Cell Standby’?

XDA forum member raydog153 did and decided to put together an update to remove the apks that have to deal with the Android phone system, which of course does not exist on the G Tablet. The XDA member states that the update has only been tested on CM6.1 b4 ROM.

The update removes four apks – Phone, MMS, VoiceDialer and Telephony Provider.

If you’d rather remove manually using root explorer, that is also of course possible, but either way you should backup your system first.

For more information and to download the update, take a look at the forum thread.


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Emil Kako · Jan 30, 2015 at 12:54 pm · no comments

What’s the Worst Android Phone You’ve Ever Owned?

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Jimmy McGee · Jan 30, 2015 at 06:00 am · no comments

Note 4 CM12 Nightlies, Microsoft Investing in Cyanogen – XDA TV

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Mario Tomás Serrafero · Jan 29, 2015 at 04:28 pm · 4 comments

Microsoft To Invest in Cyanogen’s Future OS War?

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