Apple iPhone 5c

Apple iPhone 5c

How to guides

Suppress calls and notifications (Do Not Disturb)

If you don't want to be disturbed by calls or notifications, you can set your phone to silent mode for a specified period of time. You can also choose that your phone should ring when you receive calls from certain contacts even though your phone is in silent mode.

Step 1 of 13

Turn on Do Not Disturb

Press Settings.

Step 2 of 13

Turn on Do Not Disturb

Press Do Not Disturb.

Step 3 of 13

Turn on Do Not Disturb

Press the indicator next to "Manual" until the function is turned on.

Step 4 of 13

Set period of time

Press the indicator next to "Scheduled" until the display tells you that the function is turned on.

Please note that your phone is only in silent mode when the screen lock is turned on. If the screen lock is turned off, you'll hear all calls and notifications.
Step 5 of 13

Set period of time

Press the field below "Scheduled".

Please note that your phone is only in silent mode when the screen lock is turned on. If the screen lock is turned off, you'll hear all calls and notifications.
Step 6 of 13

Set period of time

Press From or To.

Please note that your phone is only in silent mode when the screen lock is turned on. If the screen lock is turned off, you'll hear all calls and notifications.
Step 7 of 13

Set period of time

Drag hours and minutes upwards or downwards to specify the period of time in which you don't want to be disturbed.

Please note that your phone is only in silent mode when the screen lock is turned on. If the screen lock is turned off, you'll hear all calls and notifications.
Step 8 of 13

Set period of time

Press Back.

Please note that your phone is only in silent mode when the screen lock is turned on. If the screen lock is turned off, you'll hear all calls and notifications.
Step 9 of 13

Select contacts

Press Allow Calls From.

You can select which contacts can call you or sent you messages even though Do Not Disturb is turned on.
You need to add the contact to your favourites before you can select Favourites.
You can create groups in iCloud on your computer.
Step 10 of 13

Select contacts

Press Everyone, No One, Favourites or the required group.

You can select which contacts can call you or sent you messages even though Do Not Disturb is turned on.
You need to add the contact to your favourites before you can select Favourites.
You can create groups in iCloud on your computer.
Step 11 of 13

Select contacts

Press Back.

You can select which contacts can call you or sent you messages even though Do Not Disturb is turned on.
You need to add the contact to your favourites before you can select Favourites.
You can create groups in iCloud on your computer.
Step 12 of 13

Turn Repeated Calls on or off

Press the indicator next to "Repeated Calls" to turn the function on or off.

You can set your phone to ring if the same person calls you twice within three minutes even though Do Not Disturb is turned on.
Step 13 of 13

Return to the home screen

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.

1. Turn on Do Not Disturb

Press Settings.
Press Do Not Disturb.
Press the indicator next to "Manual" until the function is turned on.

2. Set period of time

Press the indicator next to "Scheduled" until the display tells you that the function is turned on.
Please note that your phone is only in silent mode when the screen lock is turned on. If the screen lock is turned off, you'll hear all calls and notifications.
Press the field below "Scheduled".
Please note that your phone is only in silent mode when the screen lock is turned on. If the screen lock is turned off, you'll hear all calls and notifications.
Press From or To.
Please note that your phone is only in silent mode when the screen lock is turned on. If the screen lock is turned off, you'll hear all calls and notifications.
Drag hours and minutes upwards or downwards to specify the period of time in which you don't want to be disturbed.
Please note that your phone is only in silent mode when the screen lock is turned on. If the screen lock is turned off, you'll hear all calls and notifications.
Press Back.
Please note that your phone is only in silent mode when the screen lock is turned on. If the screen lock is turned off, you'll hear all calls and notifications.

3. Select contacts

Press Allow Calls From.
You can select which contacts can call you or sent you messages even though Do Not Disturb is turned on.
You need to add the contact to your favourites before you can select Favourites.
You can create groups in iCloud on your computer.
Press Everyone, No One, Favourites or the required group.
You can select which contacts can call you or sent you messages even though Do Not Disturb is turned on.
You need to add the contact to your favourites before you can select Favourites.
You can create groups in iCloud on your computer.
Press Back.
You can select which contacts can call you or sent you messages even though Do Not Disturb is turned on.
You need to add the contact to your favourites before you can select Favourites.
You can create groups in iCloud on your computer.

4. Turn Repeated Calls on or off

Press the indicator next to "Repeated Calls" to turn the function on or off.
You can set your phone to ring if the same person calls you twice within three minutes even though Do Not Disturb is turned on.

5. Return to the home screen

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.

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