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What is the Do Not Disturb Feature, and How do I use It on My Samsung Galaxy Tab E? (SM-T560)

The 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 Do Not Disturb Mode

From Settings

  1. Navigate to Apps > Settings > Sound.

       

  2. Touch Do not disturb.

       

       

  3. To turn on the Do not disturb mode, touch the slider next to Turn on now.

       

From 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 on the Do not disturb mode, touch Do not disturb.

       

Manage Scheduling

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

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

  1. Navigate to Apps > Settings > Sound.

       

  2. Touch Do not disturb.

       

       

  3. To turn on Do not disturb mode as scheduled, touch the slider next to Turn on as scheduled.

       

       

  4. Touch OK.

       

       

  5. Touch Days.

       

       

  6. Select the desired days. Then, touch DONE.

       

       

  7. Touch Start time.

       

       

  8. Set the start time. Then, touch DONE.

       

       

  9. Touch End Time.

       

       

  10. Set the end time. Then, touch DONE.

       

       

Allow Exceptions

  1. Navigate to Apps > Settings > Sound.

      

      

  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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