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Samsung Galaxy Note II

Samsung Galaxy Note II

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Suppress calls and notifications

If you don't want to be disturbed, 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. Follow these instructions to suppress calls and notifications.

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Find "Blocking mode"

Press Apps.

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Find "Blocking mode"

Press Settings.

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Find "Blocking mode"

Press Blocking mode.

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Turn on suppression of calls and notifications

Press the indicator next to Blocking mode to turn on the function.

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Turn on suppression of calls and notifications

When the indicator turns green, the function is turned on.

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Select option

Turn suppression of certain functions on or off, go to 3a.
Set period of time, go to 3b.
Select contacts, go to 3c.

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3a - Turn suppression of certain functions on or off

Press one of the following settings to turn it on or off:
Disable incoming calls

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3a - Turn suppression of certain functions on or off

Disable notifications

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3a - Turn suppression of certain functions on or off

Disable alarm and timer

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3a - Turn suppression of certain functions on or off

Disable LED indicator

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3a - Turn suppression of certain functions on or off

When the box next to a setting is ticked (V), it's turned on.

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3b - Set period of time

Press Always to turn the function on or off.

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3b - Set period of time

When the box next to the menu item is ticked (V), the function is turned on.

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3b - Set period of time

If you turn off the function:
Press the field next to From.

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3b - Set period of time

Press arrow up and arrow down next to hours and minutes to set the time.

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3b - Set period of time

Press Set.

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3b - Set period of time

Press the field next to To.

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3b - Set period of time

Press arrow up and arrow down next to hours and minutes to set the time.

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3b - Set period of time

Press Set.

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3c - Select contacts

Press Allowed contacts.

You can select contacts that can call you or sent you messages even though the function is turned on.
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3c - Select contacts

Press one of the following options:
None

You can select contacts that can call you or sent you messages even though the function is turned on.
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3c - Select contacts

All contacts

You can select contacts that can call you or sent you messages even though the function is turned on.
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3c - Select contacts

Favourites

You can select contacts that can call you or sent you messages even though the function is turned on.
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3c - Select contacts

Custom

You can select contacts that can call you or sent you messages even though the function is turned on.
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3c - Select contacts

If you select Custom:

You can select contacts that can call you or sent you messages even though the function is turned on.
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3c - Select contacts

Press Add.

You can select contacts that can call you or sent you messages even though the function is turned on.
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3c - Select contacts

Press the required contact.

You can select contacts that can call you or sent you messages even though the function is turned on.
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3c - Select contacts

When the box next to a contact is ticked (V), the contact is selected.

You can select contacts that can call you or sent you messages even though the function is turned on.
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3c - Select contacts

Press Done.

You can select contacts that can call you or sent you messages even though the function is turned on.
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3c - Select contacts

Press the Return key.

You can select contacts that can call you or sent you messages even though the function is turned on.
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Exit

Press the Home key to return to standby mode.

1. Find "Blocking mode"

Press Apps.
Press Settings.
Press Blocking mode.

2. Turn on suppression of calls and notifications

Press the indicator next to Blocking mode to turn on the function.
When the indicator turns green, the function is turned on.

3. Select option

Turn suppression of certain functions on or off, go to 3a.
Set period of time, go to 3b.
Select contacts, go to 3c.

4. 3a - Turn suppression of certain functions on or off

Press one of the following settings to turn it on or off:
Disable incoming calls
Disable notifications
Disable alarm and timer
Disable LED indicator
When the box next to a setting is ticked (V), it's turned on.

5. 3b - Set period of time

Press Always to turn the function on or off.
When the box next to the menu item is ticked (V), the function is turned on.
If you turn off the function:
Press the field next to From.
Press arrow up and arrow down next to hours and minutes to set the time.
Press Set.
Press the field next to To.
Press arrow up and arrow down next to hours and minutes to set the time.
Press Set.

6. 3c - Select contacts

Press Allowed contacts.
You can select contacts that can call you or sent you messages even though the function is turned on.
Press one of the following options:
None
You can select contacts that can call you or sent you messages even though the function is turned on.
All contacts
You can select contacts that can call you or sent you messages even though the function is turned on.
Favourites
You can select contacts that can call you or sent you messages even though the function is turned on.
Custom
You can select contacts that can call you or sent you messages even though the function is turned on.
If you select Custom:
You can select contacts that can call you or sent you messages even though the function is turned on.
Press Add.
You can select contacts that can call you or sent you messages even though the function is turned on.
Press the required contact.
You can select contacts that can call you or sent you messages even though the function is turned on.
When the box next to a contact is ticked (V), the contact is selected.
You can select contacts that can call you or sent you messages even though the function is turned on.
Press Done.
You can select contacts that can call you or sent you messages even though the function is turned on.
Press the Return key.
You can select contacts that can call you or sent you messages even though the function is turned on.

7. Exit

Press the Home key to return to standby mode.

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