Since Samsung until Xiaomi, all modern smartphones of all brands have airplane mode. However, most users it does not know what it is and when you can use it on your Android phone.
What is airplane mode?
Airplane mode is a type of setting that, once activated on a phone Android, all wireless connections from the device are disconnected. That is, you will not be able to make calls, send messages, surf the Internet, or use GPS and NFC.
The name of this mode comes from the prohibitions that existed years ago that prevented the use of the device during flights, so the manufacturers designed this alternative. Today you can also use it for another purpose.
When to activate airplane mode?
Airplane mode is designed to be activated during flights. Although the organizations are being more permissive with the use of the smartphone on the plane, the airlines continue to force their passengers to activate the airplane mode.
In this sense, the main reason for activating it during flights is to facilitate clear communication between the flight crew and air traffic controllers. However, it can be used for other purposes such as the following:
The screen is one of the smartphone components that consumes the most battery, along with the device’s CPU. However, wireless networks also represent a significant energy expenditure. So, if we want to save battery life on Android, an excellent idea is to use airplane mode.
The ‘do not disturb’ mode
Several applications such as WhatsApp do not have a ‘do not disturb’ mode, therefore, airplane mode could be of great help for those users who want a moment of tranquility. When activated, the notifications about the messages sent to us by our contacts will stop arriving.
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