Turning Do not disturb mode on and off

Turning Do not disturb mode on and off

Use Do not disturb mode to reject calls, and silence audible alerts and notifications, but still want to have a data connection available.
  1. Go to Settings, and then tap Sound.
  2. Tap the Do not disturb On/Off switch to turn it on and off.
  3. Tap Do not disturb to set an auto turn off time or to allow the Clock app alarm and timer sounds to play when Do not disturb is on.
The Do not disturb icon will appear in the notifications area of the status bar. Even when Do not disturb mode is on, you'll still see notification icons in the status bar to alert you of missed calls, new messages, calendar events, alarms, and other notifications.

Allowing incoming calls to bypass Do not disturb mode

Add important contacts to an exceptions list so that you can still receive their calls even when Do not disturb mode is on.
  1. Go to Settings, and then tap Sound.
  2. Tap Do not disturb.
  3. Tap Do not disturb exceptions and then tap .
  4. Choose whether to select contacts or groups to add to the exceptions list, or to manually add a phone number that's not available in your contact info.
    Tip: To remove contacts or numbers from the exceptions list, tap > Remove contact.
  5. Select the checkbox to allow incoming calls from contacts on the exceptions list.
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