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Use old Verizon Droid only as Android Tablet?

Can I use old VerizonDroid3, given me, as a minitablet using only wi-fi. It would be a free android Web-access device for me if it worked, will SIM get in way or phone be disabled?

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Odd question. It may seem obvious but I'll ask.

While the android and such apps work, the phone app and phone calls do indeed fail. So the phone is disabled. Just not the rest.

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I do this already. Here's what I noticed.

My phone eventually lost track of the date and time after a week. Not the end of the world but as a test I asked someone that had used an Android phone for over a year to set the date and time WITHOUT resorting to Google.

You can guess what happened.
Bob

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Please do tell me

I guess it went badly for you. Though I would not need the device to know date and time, maybe there are dependencies I haven't thought through. But I would need to be able to get new apps. Seems like Google would not object, unless by contract with Verizon, Google has police or inform Google.

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It went fine for me.

The test was to see how a normal Joe would fare on what should have been a simple go set the date and time.

While this is not a statistical significant sampling it does mean there are a few problems.

1. It appears "phones" rely on the networks to set the time.
2. Owners may not know their devices well enough to go set the date/time when needed.

This does not mean all this didn't work. It only shows there are glitches that some folk can't handle.
Bob

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(NT) perfect-thanks!

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