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Silence your device with Do not disturb

Activate Do not disturb to mute sounds and limit vibrations and visual indications for situations in which you do not want to be disturbed, for example at night.

Setting options

  • Notifications
  • Exceptions
  • Durations
  • Turn on automatically

To activate or deactive Do not disturb

  1. Drag the status bar downwards using two fingers to access the Quick settings panel.
  2. Tap Ringer silent icon.

Automatic rules

You can set automatic rules to activate Do not disturb mode for specific times or events.

To set an automatic rule

  1. Find and tap Settings > Sound > Do not disturb > Turn on automatically.
  2. Tap an automatic rule, for example Sleeping.
  3. Set the time and behaviours as desired. To change the rule name, tap Edit contact icon.
  4. Tap the slider to activate the rule.

To create a new rule, tap Add rule and follow the on-screen instructions.

To set the notification sound when Do not disturb mode is activated

  1. Find and tap Settings > Sound > Do not disturb .
  2. Tap Notifications.
  3. Select an option.

To set the exceptions for Do not disturb mode

  1. Find and tap Settings > Sound > Do not disturb .
  2. Tap the options under Exceptions.
  3. Tap the switches to activate one or more options.

To set when to deactive Do not disturb mode

  1. Find and tap Settings > Sound > Do not disturb .
  2. Tap Duration.
  3. Select a setting, and tap OK. You can adjust hours by tapping + or -.
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