Disabling Airplane Mode: Restoring Your Phone’s Full Functionality

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How to Turn Off Airplane Mode: A Step-by-Step Guide

Hello, I’m Tracy from, and today I’ll guide you on how to turn off airplane mode on your device. This task is straightforward and won’t take more than a few seconds of your time.

Why Turn Off Airplane Mode?

Turning off airplane mode resumes your device’s ability to send and receive signals. Thus, enabling you to access internet, receive calls and text messages, use Bluetooth, and locate GPS services.

How to Turn Off Airplane Mode

On an Android Device:

  1. Unlock your Android phone and swipe downwards on the home screen.
  2. This will open the ‘Notifications’ settings bar. Look for the airplane icon.
  3. Tap the airplane icon. It will turn off, signaling that airplane mode is now disabled.

On an iPhone:

  1. Unlock your iPhone and swipe upwards from the bottom of the screen.
  2. This will open the ‘Control Center.’
  3. Look for the airplane icon and tap it. The icon will turn off, indicating that airplane mode is disabled.

On a Windows Laptop:

  1. Click on the ‘Notifications’ icon, often located in the bottom right corner of your screen.
  2. Look for the airplane icon and click on it.
  3. The icon color will change, indicating that airplane mode is now off.

On a MacBook:

  1. Click on the ‘Wi-Fi’ icon located at the top of your screen.
  2. Select ‘Turn Wi-Fi On’ from the drop-down menu.

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