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How to kill that blasted "airplane mode"?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Turbojoe, Aug 19, 2012.

  1. Turbojoe

    Turbojoe Well-Known Member
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    I work nights and I'm sick of this thing switching to "airplane mode" on me. I then have to go into settings and turn WIFI back on. Is there a way to completely disable "airplane mode"? Thanks.

    Joe
     



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  2. RichSz

    RichSz Not Entitled

    There's no way to disable airplane mode that I'm aware of but it shouldn't go into it on its own. Do you have a battery saver app installed? That's the only way I can think of which would turn it on automatically.
     
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  3. CarsnGadgets

    CarsnGadgets Android Expert

    are you using "battery widget reborn"?

    that has a setting that turns on airplane mode between set times, go into the apps settings and disable it.
     
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  4. Turbojoe

    Turbojoe Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    You both ROCK! I do have battery widget reborn. I just went in to settings and killed airplane mode. Thanks guys!

    Joe
     
  5. tcat007

    tcat007 Android Expert

    What does airplane mode do anyway? I just checked and it is "on". I can however turn wifi on and off, and receive GrooveIP calls. Since there is no cell radio, what is it actually turning on/off?
     
  6. Unforgiven

    Unforgiven ...eschew obfuscation...
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    Choosing airplane mode turns off all radios (cellular in a phone, WiFi, BlueTooth, and possibly NFC though I am not sure) and you can then turn on at WiFi.
     
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