How to set up automatic Do Not Disturb rules on an Android Smartphone?

Yes, you’ve heard right. Today we will discuss how to set Do Not Disturb automatically for Android smart devices.

Set Do Not Distrub Mode Automatically In Your Android Smartphone

Phone notifications, messages, and calls can be annoying especially when you are attending an important meeting, attending classes in your college, etc. Sometimes these technical gadgets can also become a burden when you are taking a rest to avoid your physical and mental tiredness. Even a flickering of notification can interrupt your sleep at night.

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Everyone has their own schedule. They are fully aware of when they don’t need their phone buzzing and blinking with notifications. However Android gives you the flexibility to set custom rules to turn on and off the Do Not Disturb mode automatically.

Set up Automatic Do Not Disturb on your Android Smartphone

Here are the steps involved to set custom rules to turn on or off Automatic Do Not Disturb mode automatically for your android smartphone. Please follow the steps below.

  1. First, go to your Settings menu.
  2. Tap on Notifications.
  3. Under the Notifications menu, you will see the Do not disturb option.
  4. Tap on Do not disturb.
  5. Next, Tap Turn on as schedule. Here you can turn Do not disturb on and off automatically at scheduled times. Just tap on it.
  6. Once you tap, you will get into the screen where every configuration is done.
  7. Toggle the On button to set your schedule.
  8. Select the days when Do not disturb turns automatically.
  9. Next tap on a set schedule to select the time when you want do not disturb to be turned on automatically and you are done.

Allow Exceptions

The Allow Exceptions option allows users to set limitations for calls and messages. Here you can set exceptions for Calls or Message from Contacts only, Favorite contacts only, all contacts or none. You can also allow exceptions for Repeater calls. The call functionality allows calls when they are received from the same phone number more than once within 15 minutes. You can also allow exceptions for Event/task alerts and Reminders. To configure Allow Exceptions follow the steps below.

  1. Go to your Settings menu.
  2. Tap on Notifications.
  3. Tap on Do not disturb.
  4. Here, you will see Allow exceptions. Tap on it.
  5. Once you enter the Allow exception screen configure according to your needs.

Hence, with this feature in your smartphone, you can automatically set Do not disturb mode on an off. You can set days and time on your own so that you’ll never be bothered during your important meetings or study.

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