airplane mode

[ air-pleyn mohd ]
/ ˈɛər pleɪn ˌmoʊd /


a setting on a phone or other mobile device that turns off Wi-Fi, cellular, and other wireless connections.

Origin of airplane mode

from the now limited ban on signal transmissions from mobile devices during a plane flight
Also called flight mode. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019