1. Lone Wolf AT's Avatar
    I tried to open an App and I got this message: "The radio on the device is currently turned off or the battery is too low for the radio to be used."
    10-18-09 11:21 AM
  2. Jared DiPane's Avatar
    Your battery needs to be charged. The radio is too low to run because it will consume the battery. The device is basically functional except with no service, like a dummy phone.

    Best thing to do, charge it up!
    10-18-09 11:22 AM
  3. Lone Wolf AT's Avatar
    Thanks. What do you and they mean by radio though.
    10-18-09 11:24 AM
  4. Jared DiPane's Avatar
    Radio is like your service, both cellular for phone calls, and data for internet type services.
    10-18-09 11:25 AM
  5. Lone Wolf AT's Avatar
    Awesome. Thanks
    10-18-09 11:35 AM
  6. Jared DiPane's Avatar
    Anytime, glad to be of assistance!
    10-18-09 11:36 AM
  7. SoCaliTrojan's Avatar
    As defined by Merriam-Webster, a radio is "the wireless transmission and reception of electric impulses or signals by means of electromagnetic waves." In other words, it is a device that is used to send and receive messages.

    In the alert message, it indicates that the phone can't communicate with its radio (antenna). This is either because the radio is turned off, or because there is not enough power to power up the radio. Your phone cuts power to the radio at around 10% to 15% battery power so that it can stay powered on longer (I think emergency phone calls can still be made up until the phone dies).
    10-18-09 12:59 PM
  8. Lone Wolf AT's Avatar
    Well I figured it out. Seems like I shut off my connect to the tower. Arrrrgh

    10-18-09 03:23 PM