How To Enable Do Not Disturb Mode On Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+


Does your Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+ keep buzzing while you have a daily meeting or routine meditation? Or, you want to break the smartphone addiction without missing the necessary calls from certain people. The Do Not Disturb feature is the answer. It allows you to silence all alerts coming from the phone but lets you set the exceptions. For example, the urgent phone calls that come from your family member or business partner. How to enable Do Not Disturb mode on Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+?

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How To Enable Do Not Disturb Mode On Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+

There are two methods to turn on and off the Do Not Disturb mode, through the Quick settings panel and via Settings. Both ways are simple. But one is faster than the other.

To enable Do Not Disturb mode, go to Settings and tap the Do Not Disturb option. Toggle to button next to it to turn on the feature. That is easy.

Do you want to do it even faster? Swipe down the screen of your Galaxy S9/S9+ to open the Quick settings panel. Find the Do Not Disturb icon and tap it. To turn it off, repeat the same.

Once you enable Do Not Disturb mode on Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+, it will mute all alerts like phone calls, email notifications, reminders, and more. Alternatively, you can also create the schedule according to your regular activities.

Set the schedule on Do Not Disturb

I don’t think you wish to enable Do Not Disturb mode and keep it on the whole day. Of course, you can turn it off quickly when you no longer need it. But what if you forget to disable it? When that happens, you may miss the critical phone calls, email notifications, or alarms in the morning.

You don’t want to have Do Not Disturb enabled 24/7, do you? You may only need to mute the phone while having family time on the weekend, for example. Why don’t you create a schedule? When you set a schedule on Do Not Disturb, it will turn on and off automatically.

Steps to set up the schedule on Do Not Disturb

1. Open the Settings of your Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+
2. Select Sounds and vibrations
3. Tap the Do Not Disturb option.
4. Tap the Turn on as a scheduled option. Here, you can set the schedule based on your needs.
5. Toggle the Turn on as scheduled button to enable it.

How To Customize Do Not Disturb On Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+

What distinguishes the Do Not Disturb feature from the silent mode is the exceptions option. When you enable the silent mode, it will mute all the sounds of your phone completely. But, the Do Not Disturb feature gives you an option to customize the exceptions.

Steps to customize Do Not Disturb features on Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+

1. Go to Settings
2. Tap Sounds and vibrations
3. Select Do Not Disturb
4. Tap the Allow exceptions option. Here, you will be given some choices. To customize it, choose Custom. You can allow specific contacts to call you by tapping the Calls from option and add their number.

The most interesting is the Repeat callers option. When you enable this option, whoever calls you using the same number more than once within 15 minutes, the phone will be unmuted for that caller. Do Not Disturb feature will detect it as an emergency call.

When you enable Do Not Disturb mode on Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+, all sounds and vibrations will be muted, including alarms and reminders. If you don’t want to miss the appointments or other reminders, create the exceptions by tapping the button next to the Alarm and Reminders options.