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How do I use Airplane mode on my Samsung Galaxy S7?

FAA regulations require you to turn off your device or set it to Airplane mode for the duration of your flight. The Airplane mode feature turns off your device's connection to your wireless service provider as well as your device's Wi-Fi® feature. After your flight, you can turn off the Airplane mode feature to reconnect to Wi-Fi and mobile data networks.

Screens and settings available may vary by wireless service provider and software version.

Turn On Airplane Mode

From Settings

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps.

  2. Touch Settings.

  3. Touch Airplane mode.

    It may be necessary to touch the CONNECTIONS tab and then touch Airplane mode.

  4. Touch the slider off to turn Airplane mode on.

  5. When Airplane mode is on, you will see the Airplane mode indicator icon in the status bar.

   

From the Notification Panel

  1. Swipe from the top of the screen to the bottom to access the Notification Panel.

  2. Swipe to the left.

  3. Touch Airplane mode.

  4. Touch TURN ON to turn on Airplane mode.

Turn Off Airplane Mode

From Settings

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps .

  2. Find and touch Airplane mode on your Quick settings to turn off Airplane mode.

  3. Touch Airplane mode.

    It may be necessary to touch the CONNECTIONS tab and then touch Airplane mode.

  4. Touch the slider on to turn Airplane mode off.

  5. When Airplane mode is turned off, the Airplane mode indicator icon will disappear from the status bar.

    

From the Notification Panel

  1. Swipe from the top of the screen to the bottom to access the Notification Panel.

  2. Swipe to the left.

  3. Touch Airplane mode to turn off Airplane mode.

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