Choose iPhone settings for travel
When you travel with iPhone, choose settings that minimize cellular charges and comply with airline requirements. See View or change cellular settings on iPhone. Some airlines let you keep your iPhone turned on if you switch to airplane mode. You can’t make calls or use Bluetooth, but you can listen to music, play games, watch videos, or use other apps that don’t require network or phone connections.
Turn on airplane mode
Open Control Center, then tap .
You can also turn airplane mode on or off in Settings . When airplane mode is on, appears in the status bar.
Turn on Wi-Fi or Bluetooth while in airplane mode
If your airline allows it, you can use Wi-Fi or Bluetooth while in airplane mode.
Open Control Center, then turn on airplane mode.
Tap (for Wi-Fi) or (for Bluetooth).
If you turn on Wi-Fi or Bluetooth while in airplane mode, it will be on the next time you return to airplane mode. You can turn it off again in Control Center.