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I have a pre-paid plan and don't want to use my mobile data except for two days in the year. However, since there's the quick option button mobile data, I fear I might press the wrong button when I'm dizzy.

So is it possible to deactivate mobile data completely, such that a press on the "mobile data" quick button won't activate it anymore? Or a little bit more drastic: how can I remove that feature from my phone?

If the solution is device specific, I'm looking for an answer for a Samsung Galaxy S2 (GT-I9100, running stock 4.1.2), but I would like a general solution.

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Why not create a dummy APN and select that as default. With this, even if you enable data accidentally via toggles, it would still not connect. –  k1chy Mar 6 at 8:04
    
@k1chy That's a good solution. Post it. ;) –  geffchang Mar 6 at 8:47
    
@k1chy: I concur with geffchang, tried it and worked pretty well. –  Zeta Mar 6 at 9:31

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Create a dummy APN and select that as default.

With this, even if you enable data accidentally via toggles, it would still not connect.

PS: Added as an answer as suggested by OP

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