iOS 9.1 Airplane Mode Issues Ashli Baldwin June 20, 2018 20:55 Updated Follow If you are running iOS 9.1, you'll need to acquire a GPS lock when you launch the app before activating Airplane Mode. To force a GPS lock either: Tap the crosshair icon to show your current location on the main map Begin a track recording Related articles Free vs. Membership vs. Premium Membership What maps are included in Gaia GPS? Gaia 10.9.2 for iOS - Importing from Email Does Gaia GPS work offline? User Created Videos and Tutorials Comments 4 comments Sort by Date Votes misterjones August 05, 2017 11:50 Yikes! How about current versions of iOS (10.3.X)? Can you get a GPS lock using the app with Airplane Mode enabled? 0 Permalink Nathan August 07, 2017 18:43 Yes, when using iOS 10.3.3 you can acquire a GPS signal while our device is in Airplane Mode. 0 Permalink whatabearthinks February 19, 2018 14:52 What about 11.2.5? And lets say you want to record a track, can you begin recording (thus acquiring the GPS lock), turn on Airplane mode, pause for lunch, but then restart the recording again once you start hiking after lunch? 1 Permalink Ashli Baldwin February 19, 2018 18:05 @whatabearthinks there are no reported issues with track recording in 11.2.5. You can restart your track, even when you're in airplane mode. 1 Permalink Please sign in to leave a comment.