Use your phone in airplane mode
In places where you don't want to make or receive calls, you can still access your
music, videos, and offline games if you switch airplane mode on.
Airplane mode closes connections to the mobile network and switches your
device's wireless features off. If supported by your device, the NFC payment and
ticketing feature of the device may remain active. Comply with the instructions
and safety requirements given by, for example, an airline, and any applicable laws
and regulations. Where allowed, you can connect to a Wi-Fi network to, for
example, browse the internet or switch Bluetooth and NFC sharing on in airplane
1. On the start screen, swipe down from the top of the screen, and tap ALL
SETTINGS > airplane mode.
2. Switch Status to On
Icons shown on your phone
The status bar at the top of the screen tells you the current time, battery and
signal strength, and much more.
To see hidden icons, tap the status bar.
Mobile signal strength
Your phone isn't connected to a mobile network.
There is no SIM card in your phone.
Your SIM card is locked.
Airplane mode is switched on.
Your phone is roaming outside your home mobile network.
Mobile data connection
Single letters, combinations of letters, or combinations of letters and numbers
show the type of mobile network to which you're connected.
Icons that show the network connection type may vary between regions and
network service providers.
An EDGE data connection is open.
A GPRS data connection is open.
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