Questions tagged [do-not-disturb]

A feature of macOS and iOS that suppresses notifications for a set period of time.

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Turn on do not disturb for single app

Is there a way to turn on do not disturb for a single app rather than all apps? Specifically, I would like to mute notifications from Outlook for Mac for about an hour. Is it possible to do this in ...
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Is there anyway to set up more than one do not disturb schedule on iPhone?

I would like to have it so my phone has do not disturb on at night, and then have it turn on later in the day as well. As far as I know, you can only set up one schedule in settings. Is there an app/...
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How do you add an exclusion for emails on the default email app or Outlook that are important when Do Not Disturb is enabled?

iOS 12 has a Do Not Disburb functionality that when turned on does not notify you of emails; but some emails are important, so is there an exclusion list for certain email addresses so that they do ...
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Shortcut to turn off “do not disturb“ after period of time

I have made this attached shortcut that turns on “do not disturb” and sets a timer for 25mins. What action can I insert into the shortcut that will turn off “do not disturb” after 25mins when the ...
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Way to temporarily disable badge notifications while using iPhone?

I thought the Do Not Disturb does this, but apparently it only disables calls and notifications when then the phone is locked. I like playing rhythm games on my phone and idk why everyone suddenly ...
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Apple Watch mute only notifications and not alarms

Is there a way to mimic the Do not Disturb mode found in the iPhone on my Apple Watch? I'd like to receive notifications but without any sound nor haptic feedback. I know I can use the Silence mode, ...
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iPhone silencing text messages on Do Not Disturb even if contact is on favorite and Emergency Bypass

iPhone 7, iOS 12.1 I have a contact on my VIP (favorite) list and in the Do Not Disturb configuration I've enabled the option not to silence calls from that group. The contact has also the ...
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Are notifications lost forever during scheduled DnD in iOS12?

In iOS12, notifications do not appear on are locked screen while scheduled do not disturb is in effect. This is a new feature, and I can understand the reason it has been introduced. Is there any way ...
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WhatsApp voice call overrides iPhone's “do not disturb”

I've noticed recently that even though my iPhone (running iOS 11.2.5) has "do not disturb" mode on at night, WhatsApp voice calls go through as usual. So far, the only solution I could come up with is ...
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Why DND automatically turns itself on and off in macOS High Sierra?

I am noticing for quite a few days that after upgrading to high sierra though DND doesn't has any custom timeline for auto on and off in system preferences it automatically turns itself on every-day ...
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“Do Not Disturb” on iOS iMessage does not work

When I mute a group conversation in Messages (by enabling “Do Not Disturb” in the Details screen of the thread), I still get a notification with every new message. This happens regardless of whether ...
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VIP Alert Notification

Is there a way to set up VIP Alert Notifications to allow the sound even when my iPhone is on silent? I want to be able to receive notification of VIP emails during the night, but do not want the ...
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iPhone's Do not disturb, exception for Slack notifications and except for some calls

I want to silence my iPhone during certain hours of the day manually … but with two exceptions: Some of my contacts are important and I want to receive calls from them (I know how to do it). I have a ...
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Show batch of notifications once in an hour

Lots of notifications distract from work but ignoring them is bad. Is there any possibility to receive all notifications like on every 0 minute of an hour. Something like: 6:30 - New calendar ...
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Can I make “Do Not Disturb” permanent?

I've come to accept that there's no way to turn off Notification Center, but I'd at least like it to not disturb me. You can schedule a Do Not Disturb time, but there doesn't seem to be any way to ...
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adding a exception rule to do not disturb?

I talk to a quite a few Americans, I my self am English, they message me during the night but, I do not want to switch off notifications for that Skype chat, otherwise as always, I will forget to ...
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How does Do Not Disturb work in iOS with message Favorites?

New in iOS 10 you can add a message favorite instead of just phone favorites. How does that work with Do Not Disturb's only allow notifications from favorites? If I add just a contact's phone but not ...
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Do Not Disturb keeps enabling itself on my Mac

Do Not Disturb on my Mac keeps enabling itself at midnight or after every reboot even though I do not have it scheduled. As you can see from the screenshot below, DND is not enabled at all. What could ...
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Can I schedule Do Not Disturb for specific days? [duplicate]

I currently have Do Not Disturb on my iPhone (iOS 9) scheduled to run while I am at college. The only issue is that I am not at college every day. Is there a way I can schedule Do Not Disturb for ...
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Does Do Not Disturb mode turn off automatically?

If I turn on Do not disturb mode from control center, will it automatically turn off in the morning?
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How to automate “do not disturb”?

How can I trigger "do not disturb" at regular intervals, say during lectures on MWF from 10am to 11am? In Yosemite (and Mavericks) one clicks on the notifications icon, then swipes down to reveal the ...
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Why do I get no text alert for one contact only?

I have an iPhone 5s and when my mom texts it doesn't make a noise. It does when everyone else does. There is a small gray moon next to her name, but I have checked and her phone is NOT on "Do not ...
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Turn on Do Not Disturb mode on all devices from one device

Has anyone found a way to turn on Do Not Disturb mode for every device from one. Often times when I'm trying to work and people won't shut up I turn on DND mode on my MBP but then my iPhone will ...
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How to mute all notifications, with some exceptions?

I have a close friend who's going through a tough time right now, and I want her to be able to wake me up if she needs me. I need to be able to receive push notifications from Messages and Facebook ...
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Prevent Apple Watch face from showing when Do Not Disturb on

When Do Not Disturb is on, my Apple Watch still shows the watch face when I turn my wrist. This is a pain at night, because every time I move, I get a bright light shining from the Watch. When Do Not ...
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Can I allow text messages from certain contact through when in Do Not Disturb mode?

The iPhone allows you to say that calls from certain contacts can get through when the phone is in Do Not Disturb mode. In my experiments it seems that it's not possible to allow text messages to get ...
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Is it possible to set up my phone to automatically be in DND mode during particular calendar events?

I already have a recurring scheduled DND set for my phone for every evening through morning. However, I have calendar events that I would like to automatically trigger DND. For example, let's say I ...
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Banners when Do Not Disturb is on

I just got a new iPhone 5s and I've been trying to adapt it to my needs. I do remember that on my 4s, I only switched between silent (with vibrate) and Do Not Disturb modes. When I was using the ...
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Persistent do not disturb toggle in Yosemite possible?

When Do Not Disturb is on it shows in Notification Center. When it's off, no toggle. I just want it there all the time so I can flick it on while I focus for an hour or so. Anyone know how to make ...
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Application specific do not disturb

Is there a way on iOS to turn on the Do not Disturb feature on an app-per-app basis? I have some apps I only use for work related purposes, and I'd like them to go silent on non working hours (to try ...
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Activating NightMode (Do Not Disturb) at a designated time of night?

I am often on call for work, if my phone rings it's very important that I can answer it. I set the ringer on loud when I go to bed to wake me if called. However the contract only covers certain ...
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How to turn off screensaver automatically when "do not disturb“ is on?

When I perform a task in "do not disturb" mode, I don't want also to be disturbed by a screensaver. Can I automatically turn off the screensaver together with "do not disturb"? I.e. to configure it ...
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How to enable/disable Do Not Disturb from shell on Mavericks?

I would like to toggle the Do Not Disturb in the notification center with a keyboard shortcut. I am using BetterTouchTool for some extra keyboard shortcuts but it does not support enabling/disabling ...
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How to customize the Do Not Disturb feature for weekends?

I have the Do Not Disturb feature scheduled to work from Midnight to 7 am. This works great. However, on the weekend I like to sleep in and would like the Do Not Disturb feature to go until 9 am. ...
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Can I control the ringer volume based on a timer/clock?

My wife leads a very scheduled life. She has a meeting every morning from 6 to 8 am and does not want it interrupted by phone rings or text boops, so she sets the phone to silent. And never turns it ...
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iPhone vibrates in spite of “Do Not Disturb”

When i switch my iPhone 5 (iOS 7) to "Do Not Disturb"-Mode, and also activate "Always" in the Silence-Settings, it vibrates when it is unlocked. So when i am reading an iMessage, and it arrives a ...
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Should Do Not Disturb be cancelling incoming calls?

I was just wondering about DND. It was my understanding that DND just silenced notifications (calls, texts, alerts, etc) system wide. I thought it just ensured that the screen does not light up and ...
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Can I set an app to ignore Do Not Disturb? [duplicate]

I have an app that informs me of critical events - for example, scheduled automated tasks failing. But when I set my phone to Do Not Disturb, this app goes silent as well. Is there a way I can set ...