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Airplane Mode on Your Galaxy S6

Galaxy S6 Airplane Mode

FAA regulations require you to turn off your device or set it to Airplane Mode during a flight. The Airplane Mode feature turns off your device's celluar service, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth. After you arrive at the destination, you can turn off the Airplane Mode feature to reconnect to your regular services.

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

Turning On Airplane Mode

From the Notification Panel

  1. To access the Notification Panel, swipe down from the top of the screen.  

    Galaxy S6 Open Notification Panel
  2. To turn on Airplane Mode, touch Airplane mode.  

    Galaxy S6 Enable Airplane Mode

    For some carriers, you may be required to double swipe to view the Airplane Mode indicator icon.

  3. Review the following information and then touch TURN ON.  

    Galaxy S6 Select Turn On
  4. When Airplane mode is on, you will see the Airplane mode indicator icon in the status bar.

   

From Settings

  1. Navigate to Apps > Settings.  

  2. Touch Search, then search for and select Airplane mode.    

  3. To turn on Airplane mode, touch the slider.  

    Galaxy S6 Select Airplane Mode Slider
  4. When Airplane mode is on, you will see the Airplane mode indicator icon in the status bar.

Turning Off Airplane Mode

From the Notification Panel

  1. To access the Notification Panel, swipe down from the top of the screen.  

    Galaxy S6 Open Notification Panel
  2. To turn off Airplane mode, touch Airplane mode.    

    Galaxy S6 Disable Airplane Mode

    For some carriers, you may be required to double swipe to view the Airplane Mode indicator icon.

  3. When Airplane mode is off, you will no longer see the Airplane mode indicator icon in the status bar.

   

From Settings

  1. Navigate to Apps > Settings.  

  2. Touch Search, then search for and select Airplane mode.    

  3. To turn off Airplane mode, touch the slider.  

    Galaxy S6 Select Airplane Mode Slider
  4. When Airplane mode is off, you will no longer see the Airplane mode indicator icon in the status bar.

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