ATTENTION FIRST TIME USERS:
There is a possible delay when launching the app for the first time. This is a known bug, and should not occur on subsequent launches. If after about a minute the timer dialog doesn't appear, simply launch the app again.
**ADDITIONALLY, If you are having problems with the app, please contact me! One of the most common issues with development (especially on Google Play) is that customers uninstall apps when there's an issue with the app, rather then telling the developer. Please tell me if you're having problems! My email is at the bottom of the page, just click "Email Developer". Thanks, -Jake
Airplane Mode Timer: An app that allows time-based configuration of Airplane Mode on your phone. Airplane mode can be activated for a specified time, then automatically turn off.
—This app turns on Airplane Mode on your device, then turns it off after a specified time
—Optional delay (so you can fall asleep on the train and not worry about remembering to turn Airplane Mode off)
—After the timer counts down, the app will automatically turn Airplane Mode off, allowing you to once again receive calls and data.
—Pebble Notifications (Coming in next release!)
TIMELINE OF EVENTS:
(Optional delay of 'x' minutes) —> Airplane mode ON (data/calls off) —> Wait ' x minutes —> Airplane mode OFF (data/calls on) —> END
Usage is incredibly simple.
1) Upon launch, you are presented with a dialog.
2) Enter how many minutes you want to keep your wireless signals off.
2a) Optional: Enter a number of minutes to delay Airplane Mode from activating (so you can fall asleep on the train and not worry about activating it when you hit the tunnel)
3) Tap "Go!"
The app will then count down (using a notification in your menubar) and when it hits zero, it will automatically turn off airplane mode, allowing you to receive data and calls again.
—Pebble Smartwatch integration in NEXT RELEASE! (Currently works if you push all phone notifications to Pebble, but full integration is coming soon).
—Scheduling/Recurring timers (daily, weekly, hourly) for Airplane Mode
*NOTE: Pebble integration is taking some extra time because of the new Pebble SDK v2.0. I've decided to push forward and integrate with the new SDK, which is not backward-compatible with the old SDK, rather than continue with my SDK 1 version of the app.*
A little background: when you are in the subway, or elsewhere underground, your cell phone will search for service until it finds a wireless signal.
However, this causes an INCREDIBLY large drain on your battery, and your phone won't actually get a signal until you resurface above ground.
Airplane mode turns off the wireless on your phone, preventing your phone from searching for service and thus saving your battery.
Airplane Mode ON —> Wireless OFF (No data, calls, etc.)
Airplane Mode OFF —> Wireless ON (data, phone calls, etc.)
Thanks for looking, and enjoy!
Questions/comments? Email me!
This app costs $0.99.
a) If you feel unsatisfied for any reason, I would be happy work out any issues with you, and, if the issues remain unresolved, provide a refund.
b) If you are unable to pay for the app and would still like a copy, please email me. I am sure we can work something out.
If you are a student with a valid .edu email address, you are eligible for a FREE LICENSE! Email me and include your .edu email address for more information.
About the developer: Hello! I am a college student who develops software applications in his spare time. If you like my apps, let me know! I'm always looking for feedback. :)
Official 1.0 Release!
What's new in 1.0:
—REMOVED: Specific Min:Sec notification, it just displays current minutes remaining now.
—FIXED: Code rewritten, timer is more accurate now with new changes.
—FIXED: There was a battery life issue with a few devices. This issue has been fixed.
—Minor under-the-hood improvements. Sections of code rewritten.
—Pebble Integration COMING SOON! (Next release…)
If you find any bugs, or have any comments or questions, please email me: [email protected]