Thanks again, Leeshor.
So I'm doing that already. I'm not sure it is taking though. Settings show airplane mode set, but I still get the suggestion to turn it on when I look at the battery section in settings. Wifi doesn't appear to be using much power and I do need to use it, at...
Thanks for the response. Signal is probably pretty weak here. Some people can use there cell phones here, sometimes. Others never. I probably ought to root this and install a simpler system, assuming I keep it. I was hoping there might be some easier way, at least for the moment.
Any way to disable the cell phone functions entirely? My battery is being depleted rapidly and all I really want to use this for is reading ebooks. "Cell standby" is killing my battery even in airplane mode.