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What is the Do not disturb feature, and how do I use it on my Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2?

Do not disturb mode mutes all calls and alerts on your device, unless you set them as exceptions. You can set Do not disturb mode to turn on or off automatically at scheduled times.

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Turn On Do Not Disturb Mode

From Settings

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps.

  2. Touch Settings.

  3. Touch the DEVICE tab.

    To switch to the tab view, touch Menu Key > Switch to tab view.

  4. Touch Sounds and notifications.

  5. Scroll to and touch Do not disturb.

    Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 Do Not Disturb
  6. Mark the checkbox next to Turn on now to turn on Do not disturb mode.

    Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 Do Not Disturb

   

Using the Quick Settings Panel

  1. Using two fingers slightly separated, swipe from the top of the screen to the bottom to access the Quick Settings Panel.

    Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 Do Not Disturb
  2. Touch the Do not disturb shortcut to turn on Do not disturb mode.

    Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 Do Not Disturb

Set Up Exceptions

If alarms are not set as an exception, Do not disturb mode will silence all alarms set on your device.

If there are select notifications you want to receive even when Do not disturb mode is turned on, you can set these notifications as exceptions.

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps.

  2. Touch Settings.

  3. Touch the DEVICE tab.

    To switch to the tab view, touch Menu Key > Switch to tab view.

  4. Touch Sounds and notifications.

  5. Scroll to and touch Do not disturb

  6. Scroll to and touch Allow exceptions.

    Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 Do Not Disturb
  7. Touch the slider off at the top-right corner to turn Allow exceptions on.

    Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 Do Not Disturb
  8. Mark the checkbox for each type of notification you want to set as an exception.

    Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 Do Not Disturb

    The following options are available:

    • Alarms: Allow notification sounds and vibrations for alarms. This checkbox will be marked automatically.

    • Calls: Allow notification sounds and vibrations for incoming phone calls.

    • Messages: Allow notification sounds and vibrations for incoming messages.

    • Calls and/or messages from: Choose whose Calls and/or Messages will cause your device to play a notification sound or vibrate. Select All, Favorite contacts only, or Contacts only.

      This option is only available when the Calls or Messages checkboxes are marked.

          

    • Events and reminders: Allow notification sounds and vibrations for Calendar events and personal reminders.

Manage Scheduling

You can set Do not disturb mode to turn on and off automatically at scheduled times.

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps.

  2. Touch Settings.

  3. Touch the DEVICE tab.

    To switch to the tab view, touch Menu Menu Key > Switch to tab view.

  4. Touch Sounds and notifications.

  5. Scroll to and touch Do not disturb.

  6. Mark the Turn on as scheduled checkbox.

    Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 Do Not Disturb
  7. Touch Days.

    Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 Do Not Disturb
  8. Mark the checkboxes for the days when you want Do not disturb mode to turn on automatically and touch DONE.

    Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 Do Not Disturb
  9. Touch Start time

  10. Touch the up or down arrows and AM or PM to set the time Do not disturb mode will turn on and then touch OK.

    Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 Do Not Disturb
  11. Touch End time

  12. Touch the up or down arrows and AM or PM to set the time Do not disturb mode will turn off and then touch OK.

    Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 Do Not Disturb

Turn Off Do Not Disturb Mode

You can quickly turn off Do not disturb mode using shortcuts in the Notification and Quick Settings panels.

Using the Notification Panel

  1. Swipe from the top of the screen to the bottom to access the Notification Panel.

    Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 Do Not Disturb
  2. Touch TURN OFF.

    Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 Do Not Disturb

 

 

Using the Quick Settings Panel

  1. Using two fingers slightly separated, swipe from the top of the screen to the bottom to access the Quick Settings Panel.

    Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 Do Not Disturb
  2. Touch the Do not disturb shortcut to turn off Do not disturb mode.

    Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 Do Not Disturb

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