Just opposite to Notification Center, Do Not Disturb silences calls, alerts, notifications and more that you should get when your iPhone/iPad is locked. This considerate feature is designed to let you talk, eat or sleep in peace when you're in a meeting, at a data or trying to have a good rest. Hence, I'm to share 3 indispensable tips on how to use Do Not Disturb mode on iPhone and iPad.
Note: The detailed settings for Do Not Disturb on iPad are the same as on iPhone and the following operations take iPhone for example.
Tip 1: How to Enable/Disable Do Not Disturb Mode on iPhone and iPad
By default, Do Not Disturb mode is turned off on Apple devices. To turn it on, generally you're provided with 2 ways.
① Tap Settings >> Do Not Disturb and toggle Manual On to enable Do Not Disturb mode.
② Open Control Center on iPhone by swiping up from the bottom of screen and tap the crescent moon to make the icon in white.
Then you would see an icon of crescent moon in the status bar. As to disable Do Not Disturb mode, it's also simple that you can either toggle Manual under Settings Off or tap crescent moon again from the Control Center to turn the icon from white to black.
Tip 2: How to Set Scheduled Time for Do Not Disturb on iPhone and iPad
If you enable the feature of Do Not Disturb, you can set a scheduled time that you don't want to be disturbed. All you need is to go to Settings >> Do Not Disturb and toggle Scheduled On, then just set a time as you want.
Note that you're limited to set only one block of time in Do Not Disturb feature.
Tip 3: How to Customize Do Not Disturb on iPhone and iPad
In addition, there're another 3 settings you can customize your iPhone to your own style.
Allow Calls From: You can set receiving phone calls from everyone, no one, your favorite or certain contact groups stored on iPhone or your iCloud account in Do Not Disturb mode.
Repeated Calls: If someone calls you twice within 3 minutes, the call won't be silenced.
Silence: Choose always silence calls and notifications or only silence when iPhone/iPad is locked.
These are all tips for using Do Not Disturb on iPhone and iPad. What're you waiting for? Grab you iPhone/iPad to perform above settings and tune them to work for you exclusively.