"Do not disturb" on Android: how to enable / disable

Do Not Disturb or Silent mode allows you to turn off all sound notifications on your phone with one touch. If necessary, you can allow notifications from specific subscribers and configure other settings.

Do not disturb mode is enabled through the notification panel and using the physical buttons on the smartphone. To do this, just press and hold the "Volume down" key. Next, we will describe in detail how to enable, disable and configure the do not disturb mode on Android.

How to turn on the do not disturb mode

Almost on all modern smartphones, the Do not disturb mode is turned on in the same way. However, depending on the version of Android, the process may be slightly different. Instruction:

Step 1. Press and hold the Volume Down button until the Do Not Disturb icon appears. Here you can also call up an additional menu and adjust the volume of various notifications manually.

Step 2. On some smartphones, it is enough to press the button "Volume down" once, and then tap on the icon "Do not disturb". To adjust the volume of different notifications, click on the icon in the form of three dots.

Step 3. If the physical buttons do not activate Do Not Disturb Mode, you can do it differently. To do this, call the notification panel and tap on the icon "Silent".

After you turn on the silent mode, the smartphone will no longer receive sound alerts. If necessary, you can set vibration for some notifications or incoming calls.

How to set the do not disturb mode

For more comfortable operation with silent mode, you can adjust the volume of various alerts (incoming calls, notifications, alarm clock ). Instruction:

Step 1. Call the notification panel and turn on silent mode. After that, long press on the item "Silent" or "Do Not Disturb" (depending on the version Android may have a different name) to go to the settings.

Step 2. In the menu that opens, configure notifications, rules (Schedule of the week days) and other important parameters. For example, allow incoming calls and messages only from marked contacts.

Step 3. On some smartphones, you can manually configure the volume of different notifications and other parameters. For example, prohibit incoming calls or limit pop-up notifications, customize the schedule for automatic switching on.

Depending on the version of Android, different parameters can be available in the settings of notifications. In addition, the same options may have other names.

How to disable the mode Do not disturb on Android

To disable the silent mode, it is sufficient to press and hold for a few seconds the physical button "Zoom volume", or cancel it through the notifications panel.

On some smartphones you can also configure the schedule to automatically turn on and off the silent mode. How to do:

Step 1. Go to the configuration of the silent mode. To do this, press and hold the button "Do not disturb" or "without sound". On the page that opens, go to the audio profile settings and select "Schedule Inclusion".

Step 2. Add a new timer or edit the existing one. To do this, tap it, and then configure the schedule and other parameters. After that, make sure that the slider is in position "Enable".

Step 3. On some smartphones to configure the schedule, the rules parameter in which you can configure the automatic switching on and off of the silent mode on certain days of the week.

After you configure the schedule, the silent mode will automatically turn on and disconnect at night or certain days of the week, according to the selected parameters.