Category: Do not disturb

How to Change Auto-Reply Messages while Driving on iPhone

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Do you want to customize the text messages sent as an auto-reply for incoming calls to iPhone while you’re driving? This allows you to buy some time while you keep your hands on the steering wheel and focused on the road, letting the caller know you’re currently driving. Customizing the auto-replies for Focus modes / Do Not Disturb mode is easy.

If you make use of the Focus / Do Not Disturb While Driving feature on iOS, you probably already know that your iPhone silences all incoming calls and automatically replies with a preset text message. It’s…

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How to Schedule & Automate Focus Mode on iPhone & iPad

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Apple’s iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 introduced an all-new feature called Focus. Focus replaces the Do Not Disturb toggle in the Control Center and Settings, and you can use it to filter notifications from your contacts and apps.

With just a few steps, you can set your iPhone or iPad to schedule Focus depending on the time, location, or even an app you use.

For the unfamiliar, you can consider the new Focus mode a more advanced version of the Do Not Disturb mode focusing on your current activity. While you can access the various Focus modes from the Control Center…

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How to Stop Phone Calls from Favorites When Focus / Do Not Disturb Mode is Enabled on iPhone

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Are you still getting incoming phone calls and notifications from certain contacts even though you’ve enabled Do Not Disturb on your iPhone? Not sure why this is happening? We understand how frustrating this can be, but it’s really easy to fix and mute these contacts as well.

Do Not Disturb on iOS devices makes it really convenient to temporarily silence phone calls and mute notifications, which is pretty useful while you’re in an important meeting to avoid bothering others with the alert sounds. However, the default setting for Do Not Disturb still…

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How to Use Focus Mode on iPhone & iPad

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Focus Mode is the revamped Do Not Disturb mode, offering more options and control over how you can keep some peace while working on iPhone and iPad. Introduced with iOS 15 and iPadOS 15, it’s a bit different from simple Do Not Disturb mode, but that doesn’t mean it’s hard to use. Read along and you’ll learn how to use Focus Mode on your iPhone or iPad with the latest system software.

The new Focus mode will filter the notifications from contacts and apps depending on your current activity. Consider this as a more customizable and personalized version…

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How to Enable Workout Do Not Disturb on Apple Watch

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Are you receiving a lot of text messages or incoming phone calls to your Apple Watch while you’re busy working out? In that case, you may want to use Apple Watch’s Workout Do Not Disturb mode to mute all these notifications and complete your workout uninterrupted.

We’ve seen Do Not Disturb mode on iPhones and even Do Not Disturb While Driving which helps you stay focused on the road. While Do Not Disturb While Driving gets activated automatically when the iPhone is connected to a Bluetooth car stereo system, or when it detects motion activity consistent…

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How to Mute a Contact on iPhone to Silence Calls, Messages, & Notifications from Them

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Want to mute all inbound calls, messages, and alerts from a contact that is pestering your iPhone? Whether you’re getting annoyed by spamming phone calls or text messages, you’ll be pleased to know that it’s fairly easy to mute a specific contact on your iPhone to silence calls and mute notifications from them. And yes, silencing someone this way is different from blocking them.

Although blocking the contact may be considered as the easier option, you may not want to necessarily block someone just to get some peace.So instead, you can choose to mute the…

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Set MacOS Do Not Disturb Mode to “Always On” Quickly from Control Center

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Modern macOS versions make it easier than ever to place Do Not Disturb mode to be “Always On”, thereby helping to eliminate distractions, alerts, and notifications on the Mac without having to turn them all off.

This is a great feature for many reasons, whether you just want to keep focused on your Mac, or if you just don’t like the notifications and alerts pelting the computer.


Because this uses Control Center on the Mac, you’ll need macOS Big Sur 11 or later to have this feature.

How to Enable Perpetual Do Not Disturb Mode on Mac via Control…

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How to Set a Vibrating Silent Tap Alarm on Your Apple Watch

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Want to set up a silent alarm clock on your Apple Watch? How’d you like to be tapped on your wrist to wake up? The Apple Watch can go beyond the iPhone silent vibration alarm feature and actually tap you on the wrist as a wake-up instead, and it’s a pretty neat feature for obvious reasons.

Your Apple Watch has tons of different uses whether you’re using it to stay on track with your health goals or just want to make sure you don’t miss a notification on your iPhone. But it’s the simplest of uses that people often overlook, including using it as an…

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How to Mute iMessages & Text Messages from Someone on iPhone

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Is one of your iMessage friends annoying you by sending constant text messages? Maybe you’ve got someone spamming you with message nonsense? Don’t worry, you can easily mute them and prevent all notifications every time they send a text or iMessage to your iPhone.

Although you can always block a contact, that may be a bit extreme since it cuts off all inbound communication from that person, especially if you’re just looking for a temporary reprieve and don’t want to completely end communication with someone. Fortunately you have another option, and…

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How to Schedule & Adjust Do Not Disturb from Control Center on iPhone & iPad

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Do you want to quickly enable Do Not Disturb on your iPhone or iPad? Thanks to the iOS Control Center, you can not only toggle Do Not Disturb mode, but also schedule it according to your preference.

Do Not Disturb feature in iOS allows you to easily silence phone calls and mute notifications, which is pretty useful while you’re in an important meeting to avoid bothering others with the alert sounds.

Interested in trying this feature out on your iOS device? Read on and you’ll be setting up Do Not Disturb mode from Control Center on both the iPhone & iPad in…

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