Turn Do Not Disturb on or off
When Do Not Disturb is on, you see a in the status bar. There are two ways to turn Do Not Disturb on or off:
Go to Settings > Do Not Disturb to turn on Do Not Disturb manually or set a schedule.
Open Control Center, then tap .
If you set an alarm in the Clock app, the alarm goes off even when Do Not Disturb is on. Learn how to set and manage your alarms.
Change your settings
If you don't want to be disturbed at a certain time, you can set a schedule. Tap Settings > Do Not Disturb and turn on Scheduled. Then set a time.
You can also choose when you want to receive alerts, calls, and notifications:
- Silence: Choose to silence calls and notifications always or only when the device is locked.
- Allow Calls From: Allow calls from everyone, no one, your favorites, or specific contact groups stored on your device or iCloud.
- Repeated Calls: If someone calls you twice within three minutes, the second call isn't silenced.
Learn how to use Do Not Disturb While Driving to silence notifications automatically when you're in your car.