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 [...]
Apple’s alleged plans to double down on the quality of its iPhone, iPad, and Mac software platforms, rather than rush to introduce new features, have been revealed in more detail by Mark Gurman at Bloomberg News.
The report claims that Apple’s software engineers will have more discretion to delay features that aren’t as polished, with the company essentially shifting to more of a two-year roadmap for iOS and macOS, rather than trying to release major feature-packed upgrades every single year without question.
Instead of keeping engineers on a relentless annual schedule and cramming features into a single update, Apple will start focusing on the [...]
iOS 11 introduces a new Do Not Disturb While Driving feature that’s designed to block incoming calls, texts, and notifications while you’re driving, with the aim of cutting down on distractions to prevent accidents.
Do Not Disturb While Driving was enabled in the second developer beta of iOS 11, and is available now for developers and public beta testers. We went hands-on with the feature to give MacRumors readers an idea of how it works.
Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. An extension of the existing Do Not Disturb feature that blocks incoming notifications during set times, such as while you’re asleep, Do Not Disturb [...]