Originally Posted by NJBlackBerry
You can't disable the Emergency DIal feature.
You can put the phone into standbym mode by pressing and holding the button on the top edge of the device.
I have an 8700c running 4.2 and the Mute button at the top of the phone only changes the profile from normal to vibrate and vice versa. There is no standby as far as I can tell. Is there something I can do to put the phone in standby mode?