Travelling With Mobile Devices: Turn Airplane Mode On or Off In 3 Steps

Travelling a lot and using mobile Windows 8 devices? Then you should know how to turn on the airplane mode

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When you are travelling via airplane, you are not supposed to browse the internet because the wireless networks of your device may cause problems. The Airplane mode is a new feature in Windows 8 which can be used to turned off networks while you are travelling. When you turn on the Airplane mode, it disables all wireless network connections.

Here’s what it turns off: It turns of Bluetooth, Wireless Networks, mobile broadband and Wi-Fi

1. Step On the taskbar click on the Network icon

Open Network Charms Bar

2. Step The Network Charms Bar opens. By default it is turned OFF.

Turn OFF Airplane Mode

3. Step Move the slider of the Airplane mode option to right or left to turn ON or OFF respectively.

Turn ON Airplane Mode

Published: Monday, August 13th, 2012 Last Modified: August 13, 2012