The ultimate smartphone TikTok travel hack for when there’s no seatback screen.
Remember when we used to fly? Remember when there was no TV screen on the seatback and you’d have to try 1,000 ways to balance your phone so you could watch a movie?
Jumping on your flight and then taking your seat to then realise there will be no flight entertainment provided is definitely one of the worst travel feelings.
Well, as always TikTok is here to solve all our first world problems with a game-changing travel hack and today’s lesson is how you can turn your smartphone into a seatback screen.
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Netflix and chill on your next flight with no seatback screen thanks to this viral TikTok travel hack.
Travel hack instructions
All you will need to pull this hack off is to have a phone with a case, a sick bag and also a tray table that actually works.
- Place the sick bag within your phone case
- Place your phone back in your case – ensuring that the case is secured properly on your phone
- Place the sick bag over the tray table ensuring the bag is looped over the latch area
- Put the tray table back up and secure the table with the latch
- Enjoy your very own entertainment on the plane
- Maybe ask for an extra sick bag just in case you actually need to be sick
The video first posted in 2020 has now racked up over 9,000,000 on TikTok – which is no doubt going to change how a lot of us travel forever.
No more positioning jumpers against the tray table or worse still having to hold your phone and stare down at a screen for hours on end to then only leave the plane with a stuffed neck.
Just make sure that you have downloaded all the videos and shows that you want to watch before you head off on your trip to make the most of this smartphone TikTok travel hack.
If there does however happen to be a seatback screen then you might want to check out this must-have travel accessory which will ensure you can listen to the on-screen entertainment wirelessly through your favourite wireless headphones – another travel game-changer – Airfly Pro: The Travel Gadget You Have Always Wanted.
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