Smartphone phone calls during flight

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I have a Samsung S4. When using it as a monitor/controller, does the smartphone take a call? I'm guessing that it doesn't .. could be a bummer.
It will if you don't put it on airplane mode-- Skype works very well on the IPad when you are flying if you don't put it on airplane mode.

Opps-- Facetime too!!
 
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I have a Samsung S4. When using it as a monitor/controller, does the smartphone take a call? I'm guessing that it doesn't .. could be a bummer.
Phone definitely picks up calls, notifications etc during its use as a monitor but its a BIG disturbance. Better go for airplane mode or use tablet with no notifications and phone/ message apps.

Flying needs full attention, keep all distractions away.
 
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As remark, on ios it is better to shutdown bluetooth absolutely, wifi is suggested to shutdown, but it is better to keep switched on data 3G/4G, because for some reason, GO App, due to background map download, can have problem with live video refresh speed. This happen also with cached maps.
 
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