iOS 11 Do Not Disturb While Driving Not Working - How to Fix

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iOS 11 Do Not Disturb While Driving not working? Read this guide to see how to fix this problem on iPhone 7/6s/8/X/5s/SE.

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In iOS 11, Apple adds a new feature called Do Not Disturb While Driving. It will block incoming calls and notifications while you are driving, so you can drive without any distraction. But you just find this function doesn’t work well on your iPhone, which is quite annoying. Don’t worry, here we will tell you how to fix the Do Not Disturb While Driving not working issue on iPhone 7/8/X/6s/5s.

How to Fix iOS 11 Do Not Disturb While Driving Not Working

Tip 1. Make sure you have turned on the feature.

First go to have a check whether you have turned it on. Swipe up from the bottom of the screen > Tap Do Not Disturb While Driving > A notification will appear and say that your will not receive Notifications while driving.

Or you can go to Settings to make it. Go to Settings app > Tap Do Not Disturb > Tap Activate > Three options for you to choose: Automatically, When Connected to Car Bluetooth > Manually.

By the way, iPhone delivers some notifications, such as emergency alerts, alarms, and timers.

Also Read: How to Turn on/off Do Not Disturb While Driving >

Tip 2. Check if you allows incoming calls.

When Do Not Disturb While Driving is on, you can choose to receive incoming calls from Favorites or allow calls to come through if the same person calls twice in a row. If you don’t want any calls, just go to Settings to adjust.

Go to Settings app > Tap Do Not Disturb > Tap Allow Calls From > Choose No One.

Go to Settings app > Tap Do Not Disturb > Turn off Repeated Calls.

Fix iOS 11 Do Not Disturb Not Working on iPhone 8/X/7/6s/5s

Fix iOS 11 Do Not Disturb Not Working on iPhone 8/X/7/6s/5s

Tip 3. Hard reset your device.

First restart your iPhone to have a try: Press and hold down the Power button > Drag slide to power off > Open your device after few seconds. Or you can go to Settings > General > Shut Down to make it.

If it still not work, hard reset your device.

For iPhone 6s and earlier iPhone users: press and hold down the Home button and the Power button together until the Apple logo appears on screen.

For iPhone 7 users: press and hold down the Home button and the Volume Down button.

For iPhone 8/X users: first press the Volume Up button and quickly release it, then press the Volume Down button and quickly release it, finally press and hold the Power button until you see the Apple logo.

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