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Professional I Pad GPS, Disabled in Airplane mode?

Discussion in 'Phantom 3 Help' started by TCW, Aug 26, 2015.

  1. TCW

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    I just need clarity, have seen some posts and answers that touch on the specifics, but not totally for sure about this. A lot of advice about turning on airplane mode. On the I Pads (I have the Mini 3 with 4g) doesn't that disable locations services also (GPS)? If so, how are you able to set a new Home Point if you have moved from the original starting HP, for instance launching from a boat, then traveling across the water a great distance while your in flight? Simply a made up scenario, as I haven't done this. Or in future versions of the Go app if features like follow me are enabled? Thanks
     
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    I have an iPad mini Retina and I never put it in airplane mode or disable anything. Never had a problem with video except when I fly too far or forget to fold the antennas out.
     
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    Alright, thanks fellows.. Since I don't have a sims card in it, I'm not worried about getting calls or notifications, so at the least I could disable wi-fi and bluetooth and still have GPS on the device?
     
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    Then keep doing what your are doing-- I have to disable mine, because of various apps and programs running that access the internet-- nothing worse that someone trying to facetime you when you are at a couple of hundred feet high and out 1/2 mile out.:D:D
     
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    That pretty well sums it up, almost o_O ha! Thanks..So my Ipad is ISO 8, does this mean if I have updates to or beyond 8.2, this applies? Thanks