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Samsung Galaxy S4: How to Enable or Disable Flight Mode in Android 4.4 Kitkat

There are some conditions where you may have difficulty to use your phone with your hands, such as while you're driving. Luckily, Samsung Galaxy SIV has provided a useful feature called Hands-free mode which will allow you to use your phone without touching it because while this feature is turned on, your phone will read out for incoming calls/messages/alarms/schedules and you can use S Voice Hands free to interact with your phone using voice commands.

See also: How to Enable and Configure Hands-free Mode in Android 4.4 Kitkat in the Samsung Galaxy S4

Aside from Hands-free mode, there's a feature in this phone called Flight mode which will also allow you remain using your phone in specific condition(in an area where radio transmitter is prohibited such as during flight). Enabling this feature will turn off calling, messaging and network features. By default, It'll also turn off connectivity features, such as Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, but if you want to use them while you're in this mode, you can turn them on through the Settings menu or the notification panel.


How to enable or disable Flight mode in Android 4.4 Kitkat?
Generally, there are three methods available to enable or disable this feature. You can see all of them below.


Method #1: From the notification panel
  1. Swipe down the top of the screen using two fingers to open the notification panel.
  2. Tap Flight mode button to enable or disable this option. When the button shows green means the option is turned on and you'll see the Flight mode iconis displayed on the status bar.


Method #2: From the Device options pop up menu
  1. Long press the Power key.
  2. On Phone options menu select Flight mode to enable or disable this option. When this option is turned on you'll see the Flight mode iconis displayed on the status bar.


Method #3: From the Settings menu
  1. Go to Settings.
  2. Tap Connections tab.
  3. Tap More networks.
  4. Depending on your current settings, tap Flight mode to enable or disable this option. When the box next to the option is ticked means the option is turned on and you'll see the Flight mode iconis displayed on the status bar.

Once you've activated the Flight mode, you still be able to use your phone for doing another activities, such as listen to the music, watch video, playing offline games, etc. So, how about you? Have you ever used this feature?

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