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Smartphone phone calls during flight

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by richardtomcat, Nov 25, 2015.

  1. richardtomcat

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    I have a Samsung S4. When using it as a monitor/controller, does the smartphone take a call? I'm guessing that it doesn't .. could be a bummer.
     
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    Airplane mode the phone once map caches is probably best practice rtt
     
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    It will if you don't put it on airplane mode-- Skype works very well on the IPad when you are flying if you don't put it on airplane mode.

    Opps-- Facetime too!!
     
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    Phone definitely picks up calls, notifications etc during its use as a monitor but its a BIG disturbance. Better go for airplane mode or use tablet with no notifications and phone/ message apps.

    Flying needs full attention, keep all distractions away.
     
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    Thanx to all for verifying my suspicions. :)
     
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    As remark, on ios it is better to shutdown bluetooth absolutely, wifi is suggested to shutdown, but it is better to keep switched on data 3G/4G, because for some reason, GO App, due to background map download, can have problem with live video refresh speed. This happen also with cached maps.
     
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    On iPhone/iPad I flip on DND and set "accept calls = repeat only"

    I love when reminders pop up mid flight...
     
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