Flight Mode

Flight mode is a feature in many mobile phones and PDAs that allows you to use basic operations of the device while the transmitting function is switched off. This enables passengers on airplanes to use the device in-flight, provided the device was switched to flight mode before take-off. In flight mode, users cannot perform some functions such as SMS or make phone calls. Flight mode is also called airplane mode, offline mode, or standalone mode.

Vangie Beal
Vangie Beal
Vangie Beal is a freelance business and technology writer covering Internet technologies and online business since the late '90s.

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