Can’t focus on your studies and other important works because of being too much addicted to social media? Then Android’s Do Not Disturb Mode is a convenient way to snooze any or most of your notifications. If you need a break, get away from the screen or get to sleep, Do Not Disturb mode will keep you focused. In this guide, you will learn how to use Do Not Disturb Mode on Samsung Galaxy.
Furthermore, Samsung Galaxy’s Do Not Disturb mode is working a bit differently from Android stock. The feature is easy to enable and disable and has a few settings that you can customize. The Do Not Disturb Mode is more enhanced in Android 10’s latest version.
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What is Do Not Disturb Mode?
The Do Not Disturb mode prevents all calls, alerts, and notifications on your mobile device. You have the option to customize which notifications, alerts or calls you wish to receive when the Do Not Disturb option is on or enabled.
Meanwhile, you can also set Do not disturb to automatically switch on or off at scheduled times. Of course, you can always set those alerts as exceptions, so that you don’t miss an important call.
How to Enable Do Not Disturb Mode on Samsung Galaxy
On Samsung Galaxy smartphones, Do Not Disturb mode can be easily accessed through Settings and quick Panel settings. Here’s how to enable it.
Note: The below screenshots were taken on Samsung Galaxy S9+ running on Android 10. The steps might differ on Samsung Galaxy devices running on Android 9.0 Pie or Android 8.0 Oreo but the concept is the same.
Step 1. Swipe down from the top of your screen to open the quick panel settings.
Step 2. Tap the Do not disturb icon to turn it on. If you can’t see the Do Not Disturb icon, swipe left to get to the second screen.
Step 1. Go to the Settings app.
Step 2. Tap Notifications.
Step 3. Now turn the Do not disturb on.
Samsung’s Do Not Disturb Mode Settings
As I said earlier Samsung Galaxy’s do not disturb mode is a little bit different from other Android smartphones like Google Pixel, Motorola, Nokia, OnePlus and etc but Mostly, do the same things.
However, on the do not disturb settings page, there are five options: Turn on now, Turn on as scheduled, Duration, Hide notifications and, Allow exceptions. Turn on now is a switch toggle where you can enable and disable the do not disturb mode.
- Turn on as scheduled: With this option, you can set the hours and days of the week when you want to turn on and off automatically.
- Duration: you can set a time limit when to turn it off.
- Hide notifications: You can hide all notifications.
- Allow exceptions: You can choose which sounds and notifications you want to let through during the do not disturb mode.
How to Customize the Do Not Disturb Mode on Samsung Galaxy
Step 1. Go to Settings > Notifications > Do not disturb.
Step 2. Tap Turn on as scheduled.
- Tap Add schedule
- Add schedule name
- Select Days
- Start time and End time
Step 3. Tap Duration. Here, you’ll have three options to choose from:
- Until I turn it off
- Use the + and – button to set hour
- Ask every time
Step 4. Tap Hide notifications to choose which notifications you’d like to hide while in Do not disturb mode.
Step 5. Tap Allow exceptions then select what you would like to allow during the do not disturb, including sounds, calls, messages, alarms, media sounds, calendar events, and reminders.
How to Disable Do Not Disturb Mode on Samsung Galaxy
Again there are two ways to disable the do not disturb feature. First, Swipe down from the top of your screen then tap Do not disturb to turn it off. The second way is to go to Settings > Notifications > toggle left to turn it off.
That’s it. This guide was all about how to use Do Not Disturb Mode on Samsung Galaxy smartphones. Well, if you can’t concentrate on your studies or any other important work then the Do Not Disturb Mode can rescue you from the distractions.