How to Enable or Disable Airplane Mode

Objective

  • To enable or disable Airplane mode on a phone

Environment

Procedure

  1. Swipe down twice from the top of the screen to open the Quick Settings Menu
    • Note: if using the Huawei Ascend 5W, you'll swipe down once and tap Shortcuts
    • Additional Note: the Huawei Ascend 5W cannot make calls over WiFi with Airplane Mode enabled
  2. Tap the Airplane icon 

Additional Notes

When this setting is disabled, the Airplane icon should be greyed out, and when this setting is enabled, it should be solid white. If it is a Samsung Galaxy phone, then it should be outlined in Blue to indicate it's enabled. 

Airplane mode disables the WiFi, Bluetooth, and cellular antennas in the phone. 

If you are trying to just use the phone on WiFi, simply turn WiFi back on with the phone in Airplane mode. 


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