Apple iPhone XR

Apple iPhone XR

iOS 12.0

Use Do Not Disturb on your Apple iPhone XR iOS 12.0

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If you don't want to be disturbed by calls or notifications, you can set your phone to silent mode for a specified period of time. You can also choose that your phone should ring when you receive calls from certain contacts even though your phone is in silent mode.

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Find "Do Not Disturb"

Press Settings.

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Find "Do Not Disturb"

Press Do Not Disturb.

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Turn Do Not Disturb on or off

Press the indicator next to "Do Not Disturb" to turn the function on or off.

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Select period for Do Not Disturb

Press the indicator next to "Scheduled" and follow the instructions on the screen to select the required period for Do Not Disturb.

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Select silent mode settings

Press Always if you want to set your phone to silent mode permanently.

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Select silent mode settings

Press While iPhone is locked if you want to set your phone to silent mode only when the screen lock is turned on.

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Select contacts

Press Allow Calls From.

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Select contacts

Press the required setting to select which contacts can call you even though Do Not Disturb is turned on.

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Select contacts

Press arrow left.

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Turn Repeated Calls on or off

Press the indicator next to "Repeated Calls" to turn the function on or off.

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Select settings for Do Not Disturb While Driving

Press Activate.

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Select settings for Do Not Disturb While Driving

Press the required setting.

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Select settings for Do Not Disturb While Driving

Press arrow left.

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Select settings for Do Not Disturb While Driving

Press Auto-Reply To.

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Select settings for Do Not Disturb While Driving

Press the required setting to select which contacts should automatically be notified that Do Not Disturb While Driving is turned on.

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Select settings for Do Not Disturb While Driving

Press arrow left.

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Select settings for Do Not Disturb While Driving

Press Auto-Reply and follow the instructions on the screen to edit the automatic message that Do Not Disturb While Driving is turned on.

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Return to the home screen

Slide your finger upwards starting from the bottom of the screen to return to the home screen.

1. Find "Do Not Disturb"

Press Settings.
Press Do Not Disturb.

2. Turn Do Not Disturb on or off

Press the indicator next to "Do Not Disturb" to turn the function on or off.

3. Select period for Do Not Disturb

Press the indicator next to "Scheduled" and follow the instructions on the screen to select the required period for Do Not Disturb.

4. Select silent mode settings

Press Always if you want to set your phone to silent mode permanently.
Press While iPhone is locked if you want to set your phone to silent mode only when the screen lock is turned on.

5. Select contacts

Press Allow Calls From.
Press the required setting to select which contacts can call you even though Do Not Disturb is turned on.
Press arrow left.

6. Turn Repeated Calls on or off

Press the indicator next to "Repeated Calls" to turn the function on or off.

7. Select settings for Do Not Disturb While Driving

Press Activate.
Press the required setting.
Press arrow left.
Press Auto-Reply To.
Press the required setting to select which contacts should automatically be notified that Do Not Disturb While Driving is turned on.
Press arrow left.
Press Auto-Reply and follow the instructions on the screen to edit the automatic message that Do Not Disturb While Driving is turned on.

8. Return to the home screen

Slide your finger upwards starting from the bottom of the screen to return to the home screen.