Use Airplane Mode on Your Laptop with Windows 8

With Airplane Mode in Windows 8, you can turn off Internet connectivity but can still use it to work offline. When your laptop is used in Airplane Mode, it can no longer be connected to the Internet until you restore the connection. It's perfect for traveling by - you guessed it! - airplane.

Since you can use all of your applications, listen to locally stored music, and/or watch the videos even if your Windows 8 laptop is set to Airplane Mode, you can still use your computer when you're not connected to Wi-Fi.

Here is how you can use the Airplane Mode in your Windows 8 laptop:

    ■Log on to your Windows 8 laptop.
    ■Once you are on the Start screen, click the Desktop tile.
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    ■From the desktop window, hover mouse to the bottom-right corner of the window.
    ■From the displayed Charms bar, click Settings.
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    ■From the lower section of the Settings pane that comes up, click the available Networks icon.
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    ■Once the Networks pane appears, move the Airplane Mode button from left to right to put your laptop in the Airplane Mode.
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    ■Once this is done, you can click anywhere on the screen to make the Networks pane disappear.

Note: In order to turn off the Airplane Mode on your Windows 8 laptop, you must follow the steps given about, while moving the
Airplane Mode button from right to left when on step 5.