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Aeroplane mode p3 standard?

Discussion in 'Standard/4k Discussion' started by Gaz80, Jul 22, 2016.

  1. Gaz80

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    I recently purchased a p3 standard and a nexus 7 to use as ground control. Ive seen a few people mention running tablet in aeroplane mode, but does this not disable the wifi as well any guidance on this would be much appreciated.
     
  2. msinger

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    If you want to fly in airplane mode, go back into the Settings and turn on Wi-Fi after turning on airplane mode.
     
  3. Gaz80

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    Oh, ok thanks for your help
     
  4. Grandpa Don

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    What is the advantage of airplane mode when flying the P3S?
     
  5. msinger

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    It's turns off cellular and Bluetooth functions on the device. If you're running a slower device, every lit bit can help boost the performance sometimes.
     
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    I understand that most smartphones/tablet use GPS assisted system which require phone signal to work. Does it affect DJI GO app and the quad if we put the phone on airplane mode?
     
  7. msinger

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    Not that I know of. For Apple devices, GPS will still work even if the cellular service has been disabled (or is not connected).
     
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    Great, I can use my wifi only ipad mini then for more enjoyable FPV. Thanks!


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  9. Grandpa Don

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    I am using a Samsung Tablet A (Android). It does not have the cellphone service feature, but does have GPS. It seems to work quite well.