In iOS 12, Do Not Disturb mode conveniently allows you to silence all calls, alerts, and notifications on iPhone or iPad for a given period and reduce the potential for unnecessary distractions.
Aside from new time-limited options in iOS 12’s Control Center, Do Not Disturb can be turned on and scheduled ahead of time by going to Settings -> Do Not Disturb. Among these settings, there’s also an Allow Calls From option for which you can choose Everyone, No One, or Favorites.
Given these last three choices, it would seem fair to assume that the only way to let specific contacts get through to you when Do Not Disturb is on, is to add them to your [...]
Starting with iOS 11, Apple introduced a Do Not Disturb While Driving Feature that’s designed to mute incoming calls, texts, and notifications while you’re driving to cut down on accident-causing distractions.
Do Not Disturb While Driving is not a feature that’s enabled automatically, but you will see a popup prompting you to turn it on when Apple detects the motion of a car after installing iOS 11 or later for the first time. Despite the notification, you’ll still need to choose how you want to use the feature if you miss the initial setup process.
Do Not Disturb can be set to turn on manually, automatically when the iPhone detects a [...]
In iOS 12, Apple has given users the tools to cut down on disturbances to get more time away from their devices if desired, and one of these new tools is an expanded set of Do Not Disturb options.
Thanks to these changes, there are more convenient options for using Do Not Disturb in iOS 12, and it’s also a lot smarter.How to Get to the New Do Not Disturb Options
Your Do Not Disturb options in the Settings app are largely the same, with the new Do Not Disturb features housed in Control Center.
Open Control Center, through a right-side swipe downwards on the screen of an iPhone X or iPad or by swiping upwards from the Home button on other [...]
There’s nothing worse than waking up in the middle of the night, glancing over at your iPhone to check the time, and seeing a bunch of notifications that demand your attention and distract you from getting back to sleep.
Apple is aiming to prevent this in iOS 12 with a new Do Not Disturb at bedtime feature that prevents notifications from being displayed on the iPhone’s Lock Screen during your downtime, removing the temptation to start opening up apps in the middle of the night.Enabling Bedtime Mode
Open up the Settings app.
Scroll to the „Do Not Disturb“ section and tap on it.
In the Do Not Disturb [...]