Turn on Airplane Mode
On your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, open Control Center, then tap . You can also go to Settings > Airplane Mode and tap the slider to turn it on.
On your Apple Watch, touch and hold the bottom of the screen until you see Control Center, then swipe up, and tap . You can also go to Settings and tap Airplane Mode to turn it on.
You can set your iPhone and Apple Watch to mirror the Airplane Mode setting of the other device. Go to the Apple Watch app on your iPhone, then tap General > Airplane Mode > Mirror iPhone.
Use Wi-Fi and Bluetooth in Airplane Mode
If the airline allows it, you can use Wi-Fi and Bluetooth while in Airplane mode. You just need to turn them on separately. On your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, you can turn on Wi-Fi or Bluetooth with Control Center. Open Control Center from the Home screen and tap or . You can also go to Settings > Wi-Fi or Settings > Bluetooth. To use Wi-Fi and Bluetooth on your Apple Watch, just turn off Airplane Mode.
If you turn on Wi-Fi or Bluetooth while you're in Airplane mode, they will be on the next time you use Airplane mode, unless you turn them off while in Airplane mode.
Learn how to control Wi-Fi and Bluetooth from Control Center on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch with iOS 11 and later.