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Do Not Disturb iPhone: How to Set up Easily?

Do Not Disturb iPhone: How to Set up Easily?

Free time is a commodity, which is rare in modern times. Due to cellphones, we are more than busy nowadays. How many times it has happened to you that you are sleeping and a call woke you up? I bet has happened more than one time with you.

To counter unwanted calls, your iPhone has a do not disturb mode, which blocks all calls and messages. So, you can have a peaceful time without interruption.

This article will show you how can you set do not disturb mode and further configurations. So, you must keep reading further.

What is do not disturb mode?

This mode was added to iOS 6 as an update in 2012. You can mute calls, messages, and alerts by using it. The mode can be set for a certain period. During this, you can still receive a notification. But your phone will not ring or vibrate, which will allow you to have some time from the phone. You can see the notifications when you will turn on the phone. In other words, this mode is your personal provider of freedom from all things related to your phone.

How to turn on do not disturb mode iPhone?

There are two ways to open do not disturb mode. We will show you all the detail assuming that you have iOS 10. But you can apply the instructions on other iOS versions. So, you must keep reading further.

Method 1

This method is applied through the control center. And it is the fastest, easiest, and direct method. So, you must follow these steps.

  • Pull out your iPhone and unlock the screen.
  • Now, you must swipe up from the bottom to open the control center.
  • Now, you need to tap the crescent moon icon to turn on the do not disturb mode. The moon icon will change its color when you turn on the do not disturb mode. When it is off, then the icon will be in grey color.
  • Now, you have successfully turned on the do not disturb mode.

Method 2

The second way to turn on the do not disturb mode is from the settings. So, you must follow these steps.

  • Pull out your iPhone and unlock the screen.
  • Now, you must go to the app screen.
  • After that, you must tap on the settings app.
  • Now, you must scroll down and tap on the “Do not disturb” option.
  • After that, you must tap on the “Manual.”
  • Now, you must tap the button in front of the manual to turn on the do not disturb mode manually.
  • Now, you have successfully applied the do not disturb mode manually.

Schedule Do not disturb mode “Do not Disturb” iPhone

You can also schedule the mode for a specific time. It will save you from repeated actions on your iPhone. So you must follow these steps.

Schedule Do not disturb mode

  • Go to the settings app.
  • Now, you must select the “Do not disturb” option.
  • After that, you must select the “Scheduled” option.
  • Now, you must tap next to the scheduled option. It will turn on the scheduled mode.
  • Now, you will see the “Quiet hours setting.”
  • Now, you must set your Quiet hours timing.
  • Now, you must tap the “From” option to set the mode initiating time.
  • When you tap on the “To,” then it will let you set the final timing.
  • Now, you do not have to set the do not disturb mode every day.
  • The moon icon will automatically change color.
  • Now, you must tap on the “back” button to save the settings.
  • Now, you have successfully scheduled do not disturb mode.

Allow certain calls to get through in “Do not Disturb Mode” iPhone

You can do a setting to allow certain calls to alert you, which can be from family or parents. So, you must follow these steps.

Allow certain calls to get through in "Do not Disturb Mode" Iphone

  • Go to the settings.
  • Now, you must select the “Do not disturb” option.
  • After that, you must select the “Allow calls from.”
  • You will see the options.
  • The “Favorite” option will allow calls from favorite contacts.
  • The “Everyone” option will allow calls from all. No call will be silenced.
  • The “No one” option will silence all calls.
  • The “All contacts” option will allow calls from your contacts.
  • After selecting your option, you must tap on the “Back” button to save your setting.

Repeated calls “Do not Disturb” iPhone

This mode has an exception. If you set the option for repeated calls, then a person who calls you a second time within 3 minutes will get through. So, you must follow these steps.

  • Go to the settings.
  • Now, you must tap on the “Do not disturb” option.
  • After that, you must tap on the “Repeated calls.”
  • You can set the option to turn on or off.
  • So, you must make a choice.
  • After that, you must tap the “Back” button to save the setting.

The silence section “Do not Disturb” iPhone

Your phone will silence the notification when your screen is off. You will continue to receive a notification when you are actively using the phone. You can choose not to receive notifications. So, you must follow these steps.

  • Go the setting.
  • Now, you must tap on the “Do not disturb.”
  • Now, you must scroll down to the “Silence” section.
  • If you choose the “Always” option, then you will never receive the notification.
  • If you choose the “Only when the phone is locked” option, then all calls and messages will be silenced when your phone is locked.
  • Now, you must tap the “Back” button to save the settings.

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Frequently asked questions

Q1: Can you put one person on Do Not Disturb?

Ans: How to Turn Do Not Disturb On for an Individual Contact: Open the Messages app and select the conversation for which you want to turn on Do Not Disturb. Tap the > symbol next to the contact’s name you’d like to put on Do Not Disturb.

Q2: How do you take someone off Do Not Disturb?

Ans: Open your messages and find a conversation with this person. Tap the ‘I’ icon in the top right corner, then unselect ‘Do not disturb’. I have do not disturb sign beside an iMessage on one of my contacts. When I click the top right corner it does not have do not disturb to turn off.

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