Turn Airplane Mode ON and OFF for Samsung Galaxy S5

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Hi, you are watching VisiHow, and today we are going to show you how you can turn ON/OFF the Airplane mode through your Settings option and additionally how you can turn ON Airplane mode and still use WiFi. I am going to explain why we might want to do that. Let us say that you are recording videos, and you need not be disturbed by SMS, text messages, and telephone calls, while you are in the middle of your video recording. You can turn ON Airplane mode and then you can turn ON your WiFi connectivity, so you can still access the internet and still receive E-mails, but you will not be receiving phone calls, text messages, or anything else that might disturb you. Likewise you can do the same thing in the evening, if you do not feel like setting up or turning ON "Do not disturb" features, but you want to turn OFF your phone for a while. This also works if you are down the stairs, in the basement, at office buildings, or any place where you have a very poor cell signal, but you have WiFi. This will let you shut down your cell phone signal, but it will keep the WiFi running.

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    If you are not on the home screen, press the home button to be there.
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    Tap on the Apps button.
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    This will open up the application folder.
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    Next, we will tap on Settings icon.
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    This will open up the Settings menu, where we can find the Airplane mode icon.
    Just tap on this icon one time.
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    As you can see, I have got two SIM cards, and I have no connectivity, so I am going to tap on the Airplane mode, to turn it ON.
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    It will make the button turn to green, and we will get a small picture of an airplane, up here.
    That is how to turn Airplane mode ON.
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    To turn Airplane mode OFF, simply tap the Airplane mode button again, the green color will turn OFF, and you will have the Airplane mode turned OFF.
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    We can turn OFF the Airplane mode while we are at home screen, for that we need to turn the Airplane mode ON again.
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    Go back to the home screen, by tapping on the home button.
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    If you are at the home screen and you need to turn OFF the Airplane mode, first you need to press on the Apps icon.
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    From the application folder, tap on the Settings icon.
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    Then from the Settings menu, tap on the Airplane mode icon.
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    Tap on the Airplane mode one time, to turn it OFF.
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    Now I will show you how to turn ON WiFi, while your Airplane mode is ON.
    Tap on the Airplane mode to turn it back ON.
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    Turning ON the Airplane mode, is going to shut down everything and it is going to show a little picture of an airplane.
    Tap on the back button, for the Airplane mode, one time.
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    Next, we will tap on WiFi icon.
    Tapping on WiFi button.
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    This is going to turn ON our WiFi.
    I have my network already setup, and it will connect automatically.
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    Now, that we are connected, I can press the home button to get back to the home screen.
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    You can see on the top of the Notifications Panel that we have WiFi connectivity, as well as the Airplane mode at the same time.
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    When you want to turn OFF the Airplane mode, all you have to do is to press the Apps button.
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    Press the Settings icon.
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    Tap on the Airplane icon.
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    Tap once on the Airplane button, to have it turned OFF.
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    You can also swipe down from the Notifications Panel, if you have the Airplane mode setup on the top, we did make a tutorial on how to move around and adjust the notifications panel's icons, and I always recommend setting up that.
    Any way, you do not need to go back and adjust the WiFi Settings.
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    It will be done automatically.
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    That is ladies and gentlemen, how to turn your Airplane mode ON and OFF and how you can setup your WiFi, while Airplane mode is turned ON.
    We will go back to the home screen by pressing the home button.
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    Thank you very much for using VisiHow.
    Hopefully you will have a great day; we will be looking forward to seeing you again in future videos.
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