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Samsung Galaxy S5: How to Enable Flight Mode in Android 4.4.2 Kitkat

Samsung Galaxy S5 has some features which will let you using your phone in a specific condition, one of which is the flight mode or airplane mode. When the flight mode is enabled, the connection to your mobile service provider will be turned off so that you won't be able to send/receive any calls/messages or use data network features. Enabling the flight mode will also turn off your device's connectivity features, e.g: Bluetooth and Wi-Fi so that you have to turn these features on manually through the settings menu or on the notification panel when you want to use them. Given the function, you can use this feature if you still want to be able to use other features on your phone, for instance playing games, listening to the music, taking pictures, etc when you're in an airplane or in other area where using radio transmitter is prohibited.


How to enable the airplane mode?
There are some methods that can be used to turn on the flight mode or the airplane mode. But, this time, we'll try turning on this feature by using three different methods: from the general settings menu, from the quick settings panel and from the device options.


Method #1: From the general settings menu
  1. On any screen, swipe down the top of the screen to open up the notification panel and then tap to go to the settings menu.
  2. With the settings menu is displayed in grid view, scroll down to the Network connections section and then tap Flight mode
  3. Slide the ON/OFF switch to the right to enable the flight mode.
  4. The flight mode has been enabled and you'll see the flight mode icon is displayed on the status bar.


Method #2: From the quick settings panel
  1. On any screen, swipe down the top of the screen using two fingers to open up the quick settings panel.
  2. Tap the Flight mode button and then tap OK button to confirm enabling the flight mode. FYI, the button turns green when it's enabled.
  3. The flight mode has been enabled and you'll see the flight mode icon is displayed on the status bar.


Method #3: From the device options
  1. While the screen is on, long press the Power key to display the device options.
  2. Tap Flight mode and then tap OK button to confirm enabling the flight mode.
  3. The flight mode has been enabled and you'll see the flight mode icon is displayed on the status bar.

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