Upon using your new iPad, you will find out that it has an Airplane Mode that will automatically disable all wireless features of the device to comply with airline regulations (avoid interfering with aircraft operation and other electrical equipment). Here’s how to enable or disable Airplane Mode:

1. Go to your Settings pane

2. Select Airplane Mode

3. Switch the option into ON/OFF to enable/disable it.

If you turn on Air Plane mode, you will see the airplane icon ipad-3 - air plane mode comes up in the status bar on top of your screen. At the same time, Wi-Fi, 3G, GPS and some other services are disabled automatically. Therefore, you will not be able to:

  • Send or receive email
  • Surf the Internet
  • Sync your contacts, calendars, or bookmarks
  • Stream YouTube videos
  • Get weather reports
  • Get map locations
  • Use the iTunes Store, iBookstore, or the App Store
  • Use Game Center

Depending on the region that you are in, you may be allowed by the aircraft operator to do the following:

  • Listen to music or watch videos
  • Check your calendar
  • View photos
  • Take notes
  • Read email messages stored on iPad

When being allowed by the aircraft operator, you can turn Wi-Fi back on in some places. With an active Wi-Fi connection you do these following:

  • Send and receive email
  • Browse the Internet
  • Sync your contacts, calendars, and bookmarks
  • Stream YouTube videos
  • Use the iTunes Store, iBookstore, or the App Store
  • Use Game Center

In some cases, Bluetooth and Bluetooth's devices can also be used during Airplane Mode.

 

 
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