How to Put Windows 10 in Airplane Mode

When you get on an airplane and you have electronic devices that you want to use, you will often be told by the flight attendants to put those devices in airplane mode.

We’ve written before about how to put your iPhone in airplane mode, which can be done very easily, but you may be curious about how to put your laptop into airplane mode so that you can use it on the plane. Our tutorial below will show you how to enable this setting in Windows 10

Windows 10 – How to Activate Airplane Mode

The steps in this guide were performed on a laptop computer using the Windows 10 operating system. Note that after you have enabled airplane mode you will be disconnected from any wireless networks or Bluetooth devices to which you are currently connected.

Step 1: Type “airplane mode” into the search field at the bottom-left of the screen.

type airplane mode into the search field

Step 2: Choose the Airplane mode option from the list of search results.

open the airplane mode menu

Step 3: Tap the button under Airplane mode to turn it on.

how to enable airplane mode in windows 10

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