How To Use Do Not Disturb On Your iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch?

By | November 22, 2018

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Tip 1: What is Do Not Disturb on iPhone?

Do Not Disturb (DND), a feature that is enabled in iOS 6 and higher, including the latest iOS 8, iOS 9, stops notifications, alerts, and calls from making any noise, vibration or lighting up the iPhone screen when the iPhone is locked. Do Not Disturb allows you to set periods of time in which you won’t be notified of phone calls, text messages and app alerts except those coming from people you choose.

Tip 2: How to turn Do Not Disturb features on or off?

When Do Not Disturb is on, you see a crescent moon in the status bar. There are two ways to turn Do Not Disturb on or off.

Turn it on: Go to Settings > Do Not Disturb to turn on Do Not Disturb manually or set a schedule.

Turn it off: Open Control Center, deeply press crescent to quickly adjust your Do Not Disturb settings or tap crescent to turn it on or off.

Tip 3: How to change your Do Not Disturb settings?

If you don’t want to be disturbed at a certain time, you can set a schedule. Tap Settings > Do Not Disturb and turn on Scheduled. Then set a time.

You can also choose when you want to receive alerts, calls, and notifications:

  • Bedtime: When Bedtime is enabled, the Lock screen will dim, calls will be silenced, and notifications will appear under During Bedtime in the Notification Center until your scheduled Do Not Disturb ends.
  • Silence: Choose to silence calls and notifications always or only when the device is locked.
  • Allow Calls From: Allow calls from everyone, no one, your favorites, or specific contact groups stored on your device or iCloud.
  • Repeated Calls: If someone calls you twice within three minutes, the second call isn’t silenced.

Tip 4: How to use Do Not Disturb while driving?

  • Turn it on and off in Control Center
  • Customize features for Do Not Disturb while driving
  • Keep Do Not Disturb while driving enabled on your child’s phone

PS: Learn how to get lost data back when you turn on Do Not Disturb feature.

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