If we do not want to be disturbed during work hours, and we do not want to be so drastic by deactivating notifications, the best thing is set the iPhone’s Do Not Disturb mode at the specified times. In addition, Apple allows certain configuration, so you will not miss an important call if necessary.
Lots of people set this mode at night to avoid annoying notifications and sleep straight, but it is a function that can also be activated during our working hours. Do not disturb mode can be activated manually from settings, but it is much easier to program.
Avoid distractions with do not disturb mode
It is a function that carries with us several versions of iOS but not everyone knows about it. Basically what do not disturb mode does is to prevent notifications from ringing or vibrating, these will appear on the iPhone screen but they will not bother you, since it also dims the lock screen of your device in a certain way.
To configure the Do not disturb mode on the iPhone we must go to Do not disturb settings. The first option that appears to us is to activate and deactivate it manually, something inadvisable since we will often forget it, although useful in certain circumstances.
In the second section we can activate do not disturb mode programming, indicating the time we want it to start and the deactivation time. A little further down we can configure this mode to our liking:
- Silence: we can choose that notifications are always muted or only when our iPhone is locked. That is, if you spasm using the iPhone, the notifications will arrive as usual.
- Telephone: we can select the contacts that are exempt from this mode Do not disturb. That is, if any of these contacts call us, it will sound as usual.
- Repeated calls: Activating this option, if someone calls us repeatedly, the call will not be silenced because the iPhone understands that it is an emergency.
A mode that having correctly configured can bring us big benefitsThere are times when disconnecting from our device is important if we want to be focused. If you want more tips like this to improve your productivity, don’t miss our complete mega guide with everything you need to know to configure your iPhone correctly.