How to Turn On or Off Airplane Mode – on Windows 10 – Today’s post will thrill those users of Windows 10 tablet or laptop who frequently travel on flights. We will let you know about the Airplane mode which is a built-in feature of PC and other electronic gadgets and the OS support it. The explanation of Airplane mode and how to use it is carried out in the following part of the post.
What is Airplane Mode in Windows 10
Airplane mode is one of the network settings options and is obtainable on numerous devices. When the Airplane mode is turned on, it rejects various numbers of waves transferring functions of the device which deactivates the gadget ability to make or answer any call or even utilizing the text services. Apart from the signal transferring facilities other functions like watching videos or playing games, etc can be carried out without any difficulty. This mode is turned on while flying because it will break off the interactions between the radio chips of the gadgets with that of the airplanes. The name of this setting is thus procured as it allows the users to use devices on the airplane by prohibiting the transmission of signals, leaving them with the other functionalities.
The Bluetooth connection, mobile data, and wireless network card are disabled after the activation of the Airplane mode along with the other waves transferring functions. But still, the Bluetooth and WiFi can be switched on, keeping the gadget in the Airplane mode. Another interesting feature of the airplane setting is that it reduces the power consumption of the device by suspending different transmissions.
How to Turn On or Off Airplane Mode in Windows 10
To Turn On or Off Airplane Mode you have to get into the Network & Internet category of the Settings. There are two ways by which you can get into it.
Way 1: Action Center
See carefully in the Notification area, a network icon is there. After Clicking it, a pane appears.
Hit the Airplane mode tile lying on the action center.
Way 2: Start Menu
Click on Start icon and choose Settings (alternatively, click on Windows logo +I on the keyboard).
Open Network & Internet category by clicking on it.
Go to Airplane Mode.
The right pane of the Airplane Mode settings page shows the toggle switch to turn On or Off the Airplane Mode. Use the switch to make it on or off. After the Airplane mode is turned on, you can turn on the Wi-Fi or Bluetooth if needed.
If the boarded flight offers an in-flight internet connection, then follow this post – 4 Ways to Connect to WiFi on Windows 10 and get connected to the wireless network. You might be asked to follow certain instructions to get the usage of Internet.
How to Quickly Know Whether Airplane Mode is Turned On in Windows 10
If case you wish to find out that the Airplane mode is switched on correctly or not, a fast way is there to find that out. Simply take a look at Notification area of the System Tray of the Taskbar. If the Airplane mode is switched on, you will notice an airplane icon listed in place of the network icon. And when the setting is deactivated you will not see the airplane icon anymore.
The settings are very easy to find and also very handy in use and so to Turn On or Off Airplane Mode in Windows 10. In case, you face any problems do share with us. We would feel happy to help you out. And don’t forget to travel because “It’s a big world out there!!!”