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Do Not Disturb

Use Do not disturb mode to reject calls, and silence audible alerts and notifications, but still keep a data connection available.

  1. With two fingers, swipe down from the top of the screen to open Quick Settings.
  2. Tap do not disturb off icon.
  3. Tap Total silence, Alarms only, or Priority only depending on if you want to allow exceptions. When Priority only is selected, you can receive messages or calls from contacts in your exceptions list.
  4. Tap Until you turn this off if you want to turn off Do not disturb by yourself or tap add hour icon or minus icon to set the number of hours before Do not disturb turns off automatically.
  5. Tap Done to activate it.
  • The Do not disturb icon do not disturb on icon will appear in the status bar.

Tip: When the screen is on, press the Volume button and then tap End now to turn off Do not disturb mode quickly.

Note: When Do not disturb is on, the notification LED will not flash.

Allow Notifications and Contacts to Bypass Do Not Disturb Mode

Add important contacts to an exceptions list so you can still receive their calls and messages even when Do not disturb mode is on.

  1. Tap home key > apps list icon > settings app icon Settings.
  2. Tap Sound & notification > Do not disturb.
  3. Tap Priority only allows.
  4. Tap the On/Off switch next to the items you wish to allow.
  5. Tap Messages from or Calls from to select who can contact you.
  6. Tap Manage approved contacts, and then tap add icon to add contacts to your exceptions list.
  7. To remove contacts or numbers from the list, tap more options icon > Remove contacts.

Set a Do Not Disturb Schedule

Schedule Do not disturb to turn on automatically and how long will it last. For example, you can set it to turn on during a weekly meeting.

  1. Tap home key > apps list icon > settings app icon Settings.
  2. Tap Sound & notification > Do not disturb.
  3. Tap Schedules.
  4. Tap add icon Add rule.
  5. Enter a name for the rule, and then select whether to base it on time or an event.
  • For Time rule:
  • Set the days.
  • Set the start and end times.
  • Set a condition for the type of reply.
  • Select a Do not disturb level.
  • For Event rule:
  • Select a calendar you want to make the rule for.
  • Set a condition for the type of reply.
  • Select a Do not disturb level.