recieving calls and text in airplane mode

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    I get no signal at my work so i keep my phone in airplane mode to save battery life, my question though is can i get calls and text while in airplane mode and if not, will i at least get a notification of a missed call or text.

    Also, my phone signal at work goes from 3g to 1x. What is 1x?
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    No, Airplane mode turns off all cellular connection (no phone, no text, and no data). 1x is a slower data access.
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    I thought Airplane was just for turning off bluetooth and wifi and maybe 3g? That shouldn't affect calls or texts should it?

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    It turns off all "wireless connections" as stated in the FAQ in "Help Center" on your phone.

    I quote "NOTE - Airplane mode will deactivate the cellular signal, WIFI, and Bluetooth connections. WIFI can be manually enabled in Airplane mode."
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    Awesome. Thanks. Learn something new everyday.

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    I hear that you can get a widget in the Market that will allow you to disable data only, leaving cellular service active. I have not tried this widget, so I can not speak to it's function and validity.
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    Really? o_O

    I just cant.... must stop... stopped....

    Umm yeah, so Airplane mode disables all radios on the device.... Including the radio used to send/receive calls/texts/data...
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