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What Is the Do Not Disturb Feature, and How Do I Use It on My Samsung Galaxy S6 Active? (SM-G890A)

Do not disturb mode mutes all 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.

 

Turn On/Off Do Not Disturb Mode

From the Notification Panel

1. To access the Notification Panel, swipe down from the top of the screen.

2. Touch the view more icon.

3. To turn it on/off, touch Do not disturb.

   

From the Settings

1. Navigate to Apps > Settings > DEVICE > Sound and notifications.

2. Touch Do not disturb.

3. To turn it on/off, touch the slider next to Turn on now.

Manage Scheduling

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

1. Navigate to Apps > Settings >DEVICE > Sounds and notifications.

2. Touch Do not disturb.

3. Touch the slider next to Turn on as scheduled.

4. Touch Days.

5. Select the days you want the Do not disturb mode to turn on automatically. Then, touch the return icon.

6. Touch Start time.

7. Set the start time. Then, touch Done.

8. Touch End time.

9. Set the end time. Then, touch Done.

Allow Exceptions

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

1. Navigate to Apps > Settings > DEVICE > Sounds and notifications.

2. Touch Do not disturb.

3. Touch Allow exceptions.

4. Select from the following options:

  • No exceptions: Mute all calls and alerts.
  • Alarms only: Allow only alarms to sound or vibrate while Do not disturb is turned on.
  • Custom: Set custom exceptions that can sound or vibrate while Do not disturb is turned on.

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