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How to Setup Do Not Disturb on Your Galaxy Tab E NOOK

Do not disturb (Blocking) 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 and off automatically at scheduled times. If alarms are not set as an exception, Do not disturb mode will silence all alarms set on your device.

Turn On Do Not Disturb Mode

To enable Do not disturb mode:

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps Settings.

  2. Touch Sounds and notifications Do not disturb.

  3. Touch the slider to turn Do not disturb mode on.

                 

To enable Do not disturb mode from the Quick Panel:

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

  2. Scroll right on the Quick Settings Panel and locate Do not disturb shortcut. 

  3. Touch Do not disturb shortcut to turn the Do not disturb mode on.

Manage Scheduling

If you turn Do not disturb mode on manually, it will not turn off automatically at a previously scheduled time.

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps Settings.

  2. Touch Sounds and notifications Do not disturb.    

  3. Touch the slider next to Turn on as schedule to turn it on.

  4. Touch OK.

  5. Touch Days and mark the checkboxes for the days you want Do not disturb mode to turn on automatically and touch DONE

  6. Touch Hours and Minutes to set the time Do not disturb mode will turn on. Touch DONE.

  7. Touch Hours and Minutes to set the time Do not disturb mode will turn off. Touch DONE.

Set Up Allow Exceptions

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

If there are certain 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 Settings.

  2. Touch Sounds and notifications Do not disturb.    

  3. Touch Allow exceptions.

  4. Touch the slider to turn Allow exceptions on.

  5. Following options are available. Touch the slider next to each type of notification you want to turn on.

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

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

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

      This option is only available when the messages is turned on.

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

Turn Off Do Not Disturb Mode

From the Settings

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps Settings.    

  2. Touch Sounds and notifications Do not disturb.

  3. Touch the slider to turn Do not disturb mode off.

         

Using the Notification Panel

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

  2. Touch TURN OFF.

            

Using Quick Settings Panel Shortcuts

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

  2. Scroll right on the Quick Settings Panel and locate Do not disturb shortcut.

  3. Touch the Do not disturb shortcut to turn the feature off.

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