How to use Do not disturb mode on your Galaxy phone

Last Update date : Aug 12. 2021

Choose when and how you wish to be updated with incoming alerts and notifications. The Do Not Disturb feature mutes all calls, alerts, and notifications on your mobile device. You have the option of customizing which notifications, alerts, or calls you wish to go through when the Do Not Disturb option is selected. The function can also be programmed to turn on and off automatically at scheduled intervals.

Before you try out the below recommendations as to your solution, be sure to check if your device's software and related apps are updated with the latest version. Please check how to update your mobile device's software in the following order. 

Step 1. Go to Settings > Software update.

Step 2. Tap on Download and install. 

Step 3. Follow the on-screen instructions. 

Note: Available screens and settings may vary by the wireless service provider, software version, and phone model.

Step 1. Open the Quick settings panel by swiping down from the top of the screen.

Step 2. Swipe to and tap the Do not disturb icon to turn it on or off.

Alternatively, you can also go to Settings, then search for and select Do not disturb. Tap the switch next to Do not disturb to turn it on or off.

Step 1. Open the Quick settings panel by swiping down from the top of the screen.

Step 2. Touch and hold the Do not disturb icon to open up its settings.

Step 3. Swipe to the Exceptions section, and then select from the displayed options, such as Alarms and sounds or Apps.

Step 4. From here, you can add specific phone numbers, alarms, apps, or other disturbances to your list of exceptions.

Step 5. Tap the switch next to your new schedule to turn it on or off.

Step 6. Repeat the process as many times as needed, so you won't be disturbed during the times you need to focus.

If you're experiencing unusual behavior on Samsung mobiles, tablets, or wearables, you can send us an error report or ask us a question in the Samsung Members app. This allows us to take a closer look at what is happening. The data is anonymized and only held for the duration of the investigation. Find out more about how to send an error report here: How to use the Samsung Members app 

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