As you know Nook Color from Barnes & Noble by it’s very nature is a colorful EBook reader and by no means a smartphone! Although, it is true that it is based on the Android 2.1. However, for some strange reason on the Nook Color there is a mysterious service that continues to run in the background called Cell Standby Service. This service is basically meant to be used on the Android based smartphones (or other telephony devices such as some tablets). As on those phone this service continues to run even if the phone is in standby mode while all other process are disabled. This is desirable because primary purpose of this service is to allow to receive phone calls, SMS etc. even if the phone is in idle/standby condition. For the reasons mentioned above this service is major source of battery consumption of Android based devices. However, in the case of Nook Color there is absolutely no reason to let this continue to run in the background as Nook Color lacks the even basic required hardware to work as mobile phone! Here, we let you know the process that can be followed to disable this service and dramatically increase your battery life. In case, for some reason later you want to enable this service you can do that too!
How to Disable the Service?
Download this attached file, and extract the contents of the zip file. Then run the ‘removecellstandby.bat’ file to to disable Cell Standby Service.
How to Enable the Service?
Download this attached file, and extract the contents of the zip file. Then run the ‘Installcellstandby.bat’ file to to enable Cell Standby Service.
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