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iPhone 6 airplane mode

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Bill Bergman, Sep 18, 2015.

  1. Bill Bergman

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    If you don't want a phone call to interrupt the DJI Go app during flight, do you put the phone in airplane mode. If you do that doesn't it shut down the gps capabilities?
     
  2. bbfpv

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    yes. no.
     
  3. msinger

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    Older versions of iOS used to turn off GPS when airplane mode was enabled. Apple changed that a few versions ago though. GPS is now always active if you have a cellular model. I don't believe this has ever been an issue for Android devices.
     
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    What about when using a non cellular iPad 2 in airplane mode with external gps unit ?
     
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    That uses Bluetooth and yes airplane mode will turn that off. If you have a non cellular device then phone calls don't matter. I would make sure wifi is off and you should be ok
     
  7. Bill Bergman

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    Also I should disable face time calls. The iPad isn't cellular but can ring in on face time but I think that only occurs if wifi was on.
     
  8. Pete Leare

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    Yes, that is correct. Wifi off =
     
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    I fly with my iPad tethered to my phone...Wifi needs to be on for that to happen. It doesn't bother me if I receive emails or other notification alerts on the iPad while flying. I don't receive FaceTime calls that often and they usually are planned so not an issue.