iOS: Using Do Not Disturb

Learn more about the Do Not Disturb feature.

You can use the Do Not Disturb setting to silence calls, alerts, and notifications.

  • To enable, tap Settings > Do Not Disturb. When Do Not Disturb is on, a "moon" icon will appear in the status bar.
  • To make changes to your Do Not Disturb settings, tap Settings > Do Not Disturb.

Note: You can enable Do Not Disturb in Control Center.

Additional Information

There are more settings for Do Not Disturb:

  • Manual: When enabled, calls and alerts received while the device is locked will be silenced.*
  • Scheduled: Automatically enable Do Not Disturb between the hours you specify.
  • Allow Calls From: Allow calls from everyone, no one, your favorites, or specific contact groups stored on your device or your iCloud account.
  • Repeated Calls: If someone calls you twice within three minutes, the call will not be silenced.
  • Silence: Choose to silence calls and notifications always or only when the device is locked.*

* These settings are available only in iOS 7.

Last Modified: Sep 24, 2013
  • Last Modified: Sep 24, 2013
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