What Is Airplane Mode on iPhone? When and How to Use It?

What Is Airplane Mode on iPhone?

What is Airplane Mode on iPhone? It is a feature on iPhones, iPads, iPod touches, and the latest models of Apple Watch running iOS 7 or later. This is a safety precaution, as the use of wireless data may interfere with the aircraft’s communication systems.

However, you can still use your phone. You can take pictures, listen to music, play games, or compose emails/messages to send later and do something that doesn’t require a signal or Internet.

What Does Airplane Mode Do on iPhone?

What does Airplane Mode do on iPhone? It turns off the device’s ability to send and receive wireless data. Airplane Mode turns off your iPhone’s connection to all wireless networks, including cellular and Wi-Fi. It also turns off Bluetooth, GPS, and other related services.

When to Use Airplane Mode on iPhone

When to use Airplane Mode on iPhone? First, you can use Airplane Mode iPhone when you take the airplane. Besides, if you’re having trouble getting a solid connection on your iPhone and you’re having trouble receiving a signal, turning Airplane Mode on and off again can be helpful.

You can quickly turn on Airplane Mode before going to bed, and your phone won’t annoyingly wake you up with text or email reminders (the alarm still works). Airplane Mode is also a great technique for boosting your phone’s battery life when you need to extend it.

Another property of Airplane Mode is that it blocks your phone from emitting radiation. Finally, if you’re not paying international roaming charges, enabling Airplane Mode is a great way to limit cellular data usage while traveling.

How to Turn on/off Airplane Mode on iPhone

How to turn on or turn off Airplane Mode on iPhone? Follow the guide below:

Step 1: Open Control Center on your iPhone.

Step 2: Then, tap the Airplane Mode button.

You can also go to Settings and select Airplane Mode to turn it on.

Use Wi-Fi and Bluetooth in Airplane Mode

If the airline allows it, you can use Wi-Fi and Bluetooth while in Airplane Mode. You just need to turn them on separately.

On your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch:

1. Open Control Center from the Home Screen.

2. Tap the Wi-Fi icon or the Bluetooth icon.

You can also go to Settings > Wi-Fi or Settings > Bluetooth.

On your Apple Watch:

1. For Wi-Fi, touch and hold the bottom of the screen until you see Control Center.

2. Swipe up, and tap the Wi-Fi icon.

You can also go to Settings > Wi-Fi. For Bluetooth, go to Settings > Bluetooth.

If you turn on Wi-Fi or Bluetooth while you’re in Airplane Mode, they’ll be on the next time you use Airplane Mode, unless you turn them off while in Airplane Mode.

Also see: Can’t Turn off Airplane Mode? How to Turn off Airplane Mode?

Final Words

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She was graduated from the major in English. She has been the MiniTool editor since she was graduated from university. She specializes in writing articles about backing up data & systems, cloning disks, and syncing files, etc. She is also good at writing articles about computer knowledge and computer issues. In daily life, she likes running and going to the amusement park with friends to play some exciting items.

Originally published at https://www.minitool.com on May 16, 2022.




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