How to Use Do Not Disturb on iPhone

Have doubts on using do not disturb on your iPhone? Don’t worry, this article will tell you how to use do not disturb function on your iPhone.

By iMobie | Posted on: Sep. 28, 2018, Last Updated: Sep. 28, 2018
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Don’t want to hear the sound of the message notification on your iPhone? Use Do Not Disturb iPhone text messages feature and get free from the buzzing and peeping sound of notifications. In this guide, we have mentioned how you can use Do Not Disturb feature on your iPhone.

Part 1. What Is Do Not Disturb

Do Not Disturb is the built-in functionality of the iPhone. It is used to silent alerts, calls, messages, notifications that you receive. Moreover, you can also use Do Not Disturb feature for a single contact also. Most of the iPhone users use it while they are driving to avoid distraction from the notifications. Users who don’t know how to use Do Not Disturb for iPhone messages, then in this article you will get to know how to use this feature on every iPhone model.

Part 2: How to Use Do Not Disturb for iPhone Message and Contact

Follow the below simple steps on your iPhone to find out how to use Do Not Disturb iPhone for one contact and message functionality:

Step 1 First, open the “Message” app on your iPhone and then, select the message conversation for which you want to use Do Not Disturb.

Step 2 For iPhone model running iOS 11 or earlier, tap on the “i” info icon or models running iOS 12 or later, or click on the avatars option which is on the top.

How to Use Do Not Disturb on iPhone via Message and Contact - Step 2

How to Use Do Not Disturb on iPhone via Message and Contact – Step 2

Step 3 Now, you will be navigated to the “Details” page. Here, enable the “Hide Alerts” option.

How to Use Do Not Disturb on iPhone via Message and Contact - Step 3

How to Use Do Not Disturb on iPhone via Message and Contact – Step 3

Disable Do Not Disturb for Message and Contact:

You can turn off in similar above manner or simply you can swipe conversation from right to left for which you want to turn off. Then, tap on the “Show Alerts”.

How to Use Do Not Disturb on iPhone Message & Contact via Disable Do Not Disturb

How to Use Do Not Disturb on iPhone Message & Contact via Disable Do Not Disturb

Part 3: How to Use Do Not Disturb while Driving

There are two ways for how to use Do Not Disturb while driving and below we have mentioned both the ways.

Method 1: From the Control Center

For iPhone 8 or earlier:

Swipe up from the bottom of your iPhone screen to open the control center and then, tap on the “Car” icon to enable the Do Not Disturb before driving.

For iPhone X or later:

Swipe down from the top-right side of your iPhone screen and then, click on the “Car” icon to use Do Not Disturb feature while driving.

How to Use Do Not Disturb on iPhone via Driving - Control Center

How to Use Do Not Disturb on iPhone via Driving – Control Center

Method 2: From Settings

Step 1 Open the “Settings” and then, go to the “Do Not Disturb” option.

Step 2 Now, choose “Automatic” if you want to turn on Do Not Disturb mode while driving by detecting motion detection.

Step 3 Choose “When Connected to Bluetooth” if you want to enable the feature when your iPhone is connected to your car system.

Step 4 Choose “Manually” if you want to turn on the feature from the control center.

How to Use Do Not Disturb on iPhone via Driving - Settings

How to Use Do Not Disturb on iPhone via Driving – Settings

The Bottom Line

Thus, in this tutorial, we have discussed the detailed guide on how to use Do Not Disturb functionality on iPhone for various purposes.  So, those who are new to iPhone or who want to know how to use Do Not Disturb for iPhone messages, they can refer to this guide.

iMobie

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