How to use Do Not Disturb on your iPhone and iPad

Do Not Disturb is one of the biggest additions to Apple iOS. As the name suggests, the feature automatically silences alerts and notifications. In reality, Do Not Disturb is not something new as it has been part of Android for years. Apple has been improving Do Not Disturb feature in recent months in an attempt to make sure it works perfectly on your device.

With iOS 12, Do Not Disturb becomes smarter and better than before. The coolest part is that Apple has introduced a handy feature called Bedtime. Basically, Bedtime is part of Do Not Disturb that automatically mutes notifications at night. Bedtime is specifically designed to make your sleep better.

However, Do Not Disturb may not be known to many folks. With that in mind, we are here to help. In the section below, we are going to show you how to use Do Not Disturb on your iPhone. Before proceeding, make sure you now have a modern version of iOS on your phone.

At this year’s WWDC event, Apple announced iOS 12, the latest version of its mobile operating system. iOS 12 is not a significant upgrade over its predecessors, but it includes a lot of new things that we have been expecting to see for years, ranging from screen time to group FaceTime.

  1. How to turn on Do Not Disturb on your iPhone and iPad

Do Not Disturb is not enabled by default, meaning that you need to activate it. The process is pretty simple and here is how.

Step one: First off, you need to activate Control Center on your iPhone. To do this, you simply swipe down from the top right of the screen

Step two: Next up, hit the Do Not Disturb button and proceed to the next step

Step three: If you change your mind, then you simply need to repeat the process and tap the Do Not Disturb button.

  1. How to schedule Do Not Disturb for specific times on your iPhone

One of the best things when it comes to Do Not Disturb is that you can set it up to automatically turn on for specific times. However, the process may not be unknown to many folks. We can help you out. You can follow our steps below.

Step one: Open the Settings app from your home screen and then tap on Do Not Disturb

Step two: Once you are in, turn on the switch for Schedule and then hit the blue times underneath Schedule

Step three: Now just simply select the From and To from the required section.

  1. How to customize Do Not Disturb on your iPhone and iPad

Step one: First off, open the Settings app from your home screen and then hit Do Not Disturb

Step two:  Hit Allow Calls From and then select your options. After that, hit the Repeated Calls switch

Step three: Now customize Do Not Disturb to your liking.

Do Not Disturb is a great feature for iPhone and iPad. It’s getting better and smarter over time in future iOS release.

Got any questions? Let us know in the comments below.

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