airplane mode

airplane mode

A smartphone mode that is turned on when traveling on a plane to disable cellular transmission, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. Music, photos, videos, games and any application that does not depend on transmitting or receiving signals can still be used by the passenger.

Wi-Fi Back On
Once in airplane mode, Wi-Fi can generally be turned back on, which allows passengers on a plane to use the in-flight Wi-Fi. It also lets travelers in another country use local Wi-Fi hotspots but not roam on a foreign cellular network.
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The service is easy to use: passengers simply switch on their mobile device or smartphone, disable airplane mode and connect to the on-board 3G network.
Use airplane mode on your devices when your child is using them so they can't make any unapproved purchases or interact with anyone online.
Airplane mode will also turn off the GPS function within your phone.
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They called on subscribers to place their phones on airplane mode or taking out the SIM card during these five hours.
while the phone is in airplane mode as long as Wi-Fi or Bluetooth radio are on.
Next, the Control Center is to be accessed to switch the iDevice to AirPlane mode.
As I took my seat on a flight, I logged onto Amazon, com via my smart phone and with the company's one-click feature, I had a map ordered before the flight attendant started urging me to put my phone in airplane mode.
The new guidance allows airlines to permit personal electronic devices to stay switched on, without the need to be in airplane mode," the EASA said in a statement.
If you're like me and use your phone for music, put it on airplane mode.
Turn on Airplane mode: If you can afford not receiving calls, turn on Airplane mode to save battery life.
In 2013, the FCC officially relaxed its restrictions on the use of portable electronics in flight, allowing them to be used during landing and takeoff while in Airplane Mode.