Why is Airplane Mode at the top in settings?

TH55

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It is used far less frequently than wifi, yet it is at the top. Yet another poor design choice by Apple in an otherwise great phone
 
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What horrifying problems we have, hey? I, for one, am incredibly annoyed that I have to move my finger about 1/4 of an inch down in order to turn off and on the magical waves from space that allow us nearly unlimited access to worldwide information and communication. I say that we start a class action lawsuit against Apple seeking monetary damages for pain, suffering, and the 1 extra calorie burned that we could have used for whining.
 

Rugaby

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What horrifying problems we have, hey? I, for one, am incredibly annoyed that I have to move my finger about 1/4 of an inch down in order to turn off and on the magical waves from space that allow us nearly unlimited access to worldwide information and communication. I say that we start a class action lawsuit against Apple seeking monetary damages for pain, suffering, and the 1 extra calorie burned that we could have used for whining.
Somebody has a case of the Monday's. ;)
 

Ozzie5374

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It is used far less frequently than wifi, yet it is at the top. Yet another poor design choice by Apple in an otherwise great phone
JB then get SBSettings then you can put all those things where you want in a nice drop down activated however you want....within reason.
I owned a Land Rover once - indicator stalk and wiper stalk were on the wrong sides!
 

Willsrx

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Would be nice to have access to all those quick settings without jail breaking. It just makes sense. I can commiserate with the op in the sense that it doesn't matter whether it's airplane or wifi, having that quick access is surely more convenient.
 

bams50

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What horrifying problems we have, hey? I, for one, am incredibly annoyed that I have to move my finger about 1/4 of an inch down in order to turn off and on the magical waves from space that allow us nearly unlimited access to worldwide information and communication. I say that we start a class action lawsuit against Apple seeking monetary damages for pain, suffering, and the 1 extra calorie burned that we could have used for whining.
Now THAT'S a good laugh. Well done! Puts it in perspective quite well:D
 

Heacon

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I use airplane mode a lot here on my travels to not waste money so i love it at the top


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Europa

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It is used far less frequently than wifi, yet it is at the top. Yet another poor design choice by Apple in an otherwise great phone
You can add a WiFi toggle to your home screen like I have done here. I toggle WiFi multiple times a day (I have to turn it off due to RF interference while I'm talking on Bluetooth) so I need that setting to be very handy.

http://brdrck.me/settings/