There are many advantages: how the Airplane Mode feature can be useful in a smartphone

Yulia LoseynkoLife
The need to switch off the phone on a plane has disappeared, but airplane mode has not lost its relevance

You've probably seen the aeroplane button on your smartphone's quick menu. And you probably know that it puts the device into what's known as airplane mode. But what is airplane mode and why is it needed?

As OBOZREVATEL found out, this is a very useful feature. It can help you in several cases to quickly cope with problems and solve some tasks.

What is airplane mode?

At the beginning of the mobile phone era, it turned out that they operate on similar frequencies to aircraft navigation devices, causing them to malfunction. Asking passengers to switch off their phones during the flight is useless, there will always be at least one stubborn person. That's why the airplane mode was created.

With one click, it turns off all the systems for transmitting and receiving information in the device. Physically, the phone remains switched on, but it cannot conflict with other equipment.

Over time, engineers have "separated" aircraft, medical equipment and phones so that they do not interfere with each other. Moreover, the new planes already have Wi-Fi networks, and soon even 5G connectivity will be available. But the airplane mode in the devices remains. And here's why.

Why you need airplane mode now

Since pressing this button switches off all receivers and transmitters in your phone and deactivates communication functions at the software level, you can use Airplane Mode to restart them. So, if you have any problems with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, or mobile communications - voice or internet - just use the airplane button. Press it, and after 30 seconds, return the device to the active state. This may help.

Switching off components also saves battery power. This can come in handy when you need to charge your phone quickly.

Use Airplane mode when you need to save battery power. Switching your phone on and off consumes a huge amount of power, so it's not a good idea in this case. Airplane mode switches off only power-consuming components and helps you really save battery power.

This button is also useful for those who want to be left alone for a while. It quickly switches off the connection, so you can use other smartphone functions without fear of being interrupted by a call or notification.

Airplane mode can also help if your phone starts to get a poor signal. Switch it on for a few seconds. After returning to the network, the phone will re-register in it and can connect to the antenna more successfully.

Earlier, OBOZREVATEL talked about the habits of using a smartphone that can cause significant damage to it.

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