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When I'm in a phone call, I still get alerts for emails and texts. The noise will play and, if the phone is on Speaker, it will vibrate -- often leading the person I'm talking to wonder what that weird noise was.

Surely there must be a way to silence the phone while you're talking on it. It's very distracting to have beepings going off right next to your ear!

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Looks like there is no setting to silence alerts during a call.

https://discussions.apple.com/message/16904276#16904276

There's no phone setting to silence alerts during phone calls. You can suggest this to Apple: http://www.apple.com/feedback/iphone.html

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Set Settings > Sounds > Vibrate on Silent to OFF; then while on the call you can flip the hardware switch to Silent. This will disable all sounds and vibration.

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download a silent ringtone. Set your phone alerts to this ring tone. its the only way.

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