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How Do I Use the Do Not Disturb Feature on My Samsung Galaxy S5 Active? (SM-G870A)

Do not disturb mode mutes all alerts on your device, unless manually changed. You can also set the Do not disturb mode to turn on/off automatically at scheduled times.

The available screens and settings may vary by wireless service provider and software version.

Turn On Do Not Disturb Mode

Display may appear to be different depending on the carrier.

Using Quick Settings Panel Shortcuts

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

    Samsung Galaxy S5 Active Do Not Disturb
  2. Swipe through the Quick Settings icons or touch the more options icon and touch Do not disturb.

    Samsung Galaxy S5 Active Do Not Disturb

   

From Settings

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps.

    Samsung Galaxy S5 Active Do Not Disturb
  2. Navigate to Settings > Sounds and vibrations > Do not disturb.

    Samsung Galaxy S5 Active Do Not Disturb
  3. Touch the slider next to Turn on now to turn on Do not disturb. 

    Samsung Galaxy S5 Active Do Not Disturb

Do not disturb Schedule

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

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

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps.

    Samsung Galaxy S5 Active Do Not Disturb
  2. Navigate to Settings > Sounds and vibrations > Do not disturb.

    Samsung Galaxy S5 Active Do Not Disturb
  3. Touch the slider for Turn on as scheduled to set the schedule. 

    Samsung Galaxy S5 Active Do Not Disturb
  4. If the Schedule set notice appears, touch OK.

  5. Touch Days to mark the days when you want the mode to turn on automatically. After your selection, touch DONE.

    Samsung Galaxy S5 Active Do Not Disturb
  6. Touch Start time to set the time for Do not disturb mode to begin. You can swipe or touch the time to enter the time using the keypad. Then, touch DONE.

    Samsung Galaxy S5 Active Do Not Disturb
  7. Touch End time to adjust the turn off time. Then, touch DONE.

Set Up Exceptions

If the exceptions are not adjusted, the Do not disturb mode will silence all alerts set on your device.

If there are select notifications you want to receive during Do not disturb mode, you can set exceptions for certain notifications.

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps.

    Samsung Galaxy S5 Active Do Not Disturb
  2. Navigate to Settings > Sounds and vibrations > Do not disturb.

    Samsung Galaxy S5 Active Do Not Disturb
  3. Touch Allow exceptions.

    Samsung Galaxy S5 Active Do Not Disturb
  4. Choose from the exception options.

    Samsung Galaxy S5 Active Do Not Disturb

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