Suppress video calls and notifications (Do Not Disturb)
If you don't want to be disturbed by video calls or notifications, you can set your device to silent mode for a specified period of time. You can also choose that your device should ring when you receive calls from certain contacts even though your device is in silent mode. Follow these instructions to suppress video calls and notifications.
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Turn on Do Not Disturb
Press the indicator next to Do Not Disturb to turn on the function.
Press Do Not Disturb.
Select one of the following options:
Set period of time, go to 2a.
Select contacts, go to 2b.
Turn repeated video calls on or off, go to 2c.
2a - Set period of time
Press the indicator next to Scheduled to turn on the function.
Press the field below Scheduled.
Press From or To.
Drag the wheels to specify the period of time in which you don't want to be disturbed.
Press the field below Scheduled to return to the settings.
Please note that your device is only in silent mode when the key lock is turned on. If the key lock is turned off, you'll hear all video calls and notifications.
2b - Select contacts
Press Allow Calls From.
Press Everyone, No One, Favourites or the required group.
Press Do Not Disturb to go back to the settings.
You can select which contacts can call you or sent you messages even though the function is turned on. You can create groups in iCloud on your computer.
2c - Turn repeated video calls on or off
Press the indicator next to Repeated Calls.
Depending on the current setting, the function is turned on or off.
You can set your device to ring if the same person calls you twice within three minutes even though the function is turned on.