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"Do Not Disturb" is a mode introduced since Android 5.0 Lollipop to suppress calls and notifications.

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Why does the Android no disturb mode says that only some calls and messages are allowed even though I thought I allowed all calls and messages?

I thought I configured Android no disturb mode so that I would be notified of any calls and messages I may receive: However, it says that only "some calls and messages" are allowed: Why?
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Multiple DND rules for different schedules

I am looking to have two DND schedules with two different rules as follows: From 12:00 AM till 7:00 am - No sound for any notification from any application but calls are allowed for everybody. From 7:...
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What settings are needed to ensure receipt of all types of emergency alert?

I have struggled to find clear information about exactly what settings affect whether various emergency alerts are received or not. Even getting a definitive list of alerts is not as simple as it ...
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Switch Do not Disturb and Silent mode based on schedule automatically

I always have my phone on silent. I use my Garmin watch to give me notifications, then look at my phone and pick up if needed, etc. However, during the night, I'd like to allow my parents to call me ...
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Can I allow audio from only Spotify during Do Not Disturb?

I've started listening to music on spotify with the sleep timer as I go to sleep. However, I normally have Do Not Disturb enabled when I sleep, and Do Not Disturb blocks all media because I have the &...
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Android active DnD when listening to bluetooth music in car

I'm on Android 13.The issue I'm having seems to have started after the last security updates. I listen to Spotify in my car. Now I see that DnD is turned on when the car is connected via bluetooth to ...
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Prevent my phone from leaving "Do not disturb" and "silence"

I have a similar problem to How to stop Do Not Disturb turning on every day at midnight? I set my "Do not disturb" on to stay on "until you turn off". Nonetheless, at random times, ...
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Do not disturb mode doesn't work after upgrading to Android 12

I've got a OnePlus Nord CE 5G. "Do not disturb" mode was working fine with Android 11. Since the upgrade to Android 12, it stopped working properly. It shows as activated but I keep getting ...
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Webex Application on Android does not bypass Do Not Disturb

I'm using a Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G on Android 12, One UI 4.1. Where I work, we use Webex for our phone system. Every so often, I go on call. My cell number gets added as part of an on call ...
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Contact won't ring through vibrate mode when set as "Allow during Do not disturb"

As the title says. I have a contact who will call with 1 of 24 different phone numbers. I have set that contact as Allow during Do not disturb in the sound and vibrate settings. When they call it does ...
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"Do not disturb" notification turning on all on its own

has anyone noticed on their Android phone, that their "Do not disturb" function would be turning on all on its own every now and then? I've experienced this a few times on my Android 12 ...
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Rate limit notifications from an app

So when family and friends go bananas on a communication app, the phone spews alerts endlessly, one for every single message. Sometimes even every time someone starts typing! Some apps, like signal, ...
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How can I configure Android so that the phone rings when I receive a phone call while in "do not disturb" mode?

I tried to check allow all notifications: However, after saving it, it gets unchecked again. It works fine for other applications. How can I configure Android so that the phone rings when I receive a ...
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Is it possible to allow Private Number or Hidden Number calls past DND?

Background: My wife and I are foster parents, and our sponsoring agency uses its on-call phone system to call foster parents for emergency placements. The system has a single inbound number that ...
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How can I allow incoming calls to only vibrate when I have Do Not Disturb turned on?

Currently, Do Not Disturb fully disables incoming calls, or only shows a silent notification. How can I just make it cause calls to vibrate when I have Do Not Disturb turned on? My real goal: I do ...
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"Do not Disturb" doesn't block anything

I have a Samsung Galaxy A71 5G. When I got the phone I setup the "Do not Disturb" on a schedule. It worked fine. At some point I let the phone install updates. Ever since then, as far as I ...
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How can I configure Do Not Disturb so calls don't interrupt a Teams meeting?

When I'm connected to a Bluetooth headset, it seems Do Not Disturb is meaningless. I turn it on (sometimes allowing Starred Contacts to interrupt, sometimes none) and put on my earbuds to work, ...
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Only get sound notifications from contacts and certain apps

I get a lot of annoying spam calls and texts. I want my phone to only give me a sound notification when someone from my contacts list calls or texts me. So I turned on the Do Not Disturb mode, and ...
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How to make phone vibrate in DnD (Do not Disturb) mode

Pretty simple question, I have a Lenovo P2 running Android 7. Instead of a phone being entirely quiet I would like it to vibrate for each call/sms/notification. The reason I need DnD to do this ...
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Removing Do Not Disturb feature in Motorola phone

I am trying to completely eliminate Do Not Disturb on my Motorola phone. If I'm in a doctor's office, I just turn the volume down. I've tried all the simple settings on the Settings pages. Is there ...
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Allow WhatsApp calls in Silent / Do Not Disturb mode - Android 10

Has anyone come across a way to allow WhatsApp calls to ring & vibrate when a phone is set in Silent / DND mode on Android 10 (Device = Pixel 3A)? The starred contacts route seems to work for ...
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How to decline all calls from numbers not in your Contacts in DND mode?

I am on holiday, and would like prevent all calls from numbers that are not in my Contacts such that the caller will not know that my phone is on. I do not want the callers of not-in-my-Contacts know ...
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How to let phone calls from a specific number bypass 'Do Not Disturb'?

I often turn on 'Do Not Disturb' mode, especially at night. I would like a few specific phone numbers to be able to bypass the Do Not Disturb if they call me, so that I can be altered in case of ...
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How to activate 'Do not disturb' when connected to a specific Bluetooth device

I want to benefit from Androids "Do not disturb"-feature while driving. My idea is to activate the "Do not disturb"-feature, when my phone connects to my cars bluetooth. If enabled no notifications ...
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Enable external users to un-silence my phone

I have my phone on do-not-disturb or silent virtually always. I usually see my phone, and can see I'm being called. However, sometimes my SO needs to reach me quickly, and I just happen to not see ...
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How to stop Do Not Disturb turning on every day at midnight?

Every day at 00:00 my phone goes into Do Not Disturb mode. I have turned off Do Not Disturb in all settings. I have tried with scheduled Do Not Disturb and with the schedule turned off. No matter ...
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How could I make "Do not Disturb" block Facebook Messenger popup?

I have DND (Do not disturb) enable from 8:00 - 17:00 (Priority only), but the Facebook Messenger still can popup, how could I make Do not disturb feature to work on Facebook Messenger? I'm using Sony ...
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How to stop Workplace app's notification sound in Alarm & Calls only (DND) mode?

Although I've set "Do not disturb/Priority only/Alarm & Call", Workplace app still "ting ting" everytime someone chat with me. How can I make my Sony Xperia XA1 Plus (Android 8) to a "profile" ...
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Why do I only get push notifications when I turn my phone on?

I rely on a specific app's push notifications, but if my phone has been sitting on the table for a while I don't receive the notifications when they come in. Whenever I pick up the phone and press ...
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What does "messages" mean in the Priority Only settings in Do Not Disturb?

In the DND (Do Not Disturb) settings in Android 8.1 there is an option to allow "Priority Only" notifications through. You can set what types of things qualify for priority (e.g., someone calling ...
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Allow an app to override Do Not Disturb in Oreo

In Nougat, there used to be a per-app option to control which apps could override Do Not Disturb. In Oreo, I only see the Low/Medium/High/Urgent options, none of which say that they override Do Not ...
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Disable notification spam at end of do not disturb schedule

I'm using a Galaxy S7 with Android 8.0.0 and Samsung experience 9.0. At the end of the do not disturb schedule all my notifications come through at once. All I hear is just the notification sound ...
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How to enable Do Not Disturb for 1 SIM only in a Dual SIM phone?

I have a rooted OnePlus 2 running LineageOS 14 latest. How can I enable the Do Not Disturb feature for just my personal SIM card, without also enabling it for my work SIM card? Specifically, I'd like ...
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How can I block ringing of incoming calls of unknown numbers?

I would like to make sure that phone calls from unknown numbers never cause my phone to make any noise. I'm OK with it showing in my call log, but I don't want to be disturbed by someone who isn't in ...
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How to disable "Alarms only" mode that activates during each call?

On my Moto E4 / Android 7.1.1 the "Alarms Only" mode auto-activates itself during each call. It happens during every call, no matter, if this is placed or received call. As you can see on following ...
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Configure "Do not disturb" to disable all sounds but phone calls in Oreo

I'm using Android 8.0. For a few months I've been using "Do not disturb" with "Alarms only" and it worked as expected (the phone was completely silent, even when I picked it up to go into Twitter/...
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Button to turn on Do Not Disturb

I just switched from iOS to Android. I bought a Samsung Galaxy S9+ and I am looking for a quick way to enable Do Not Disturb. iOS has a simple button to enable DND. However, I cant find a way to do ...
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'Do not disturb' during a SECONDARY Google Calendar [Android 7.0]

Under Settings → Do not disturb → Event as scheduled , I found the magnificent option to automatically turn on DND mode during events I'm in. Oddly I can only choose whole calendars, like ...
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Method to block calls on dual SIM and block notifications from some apps (scheduled)

I recently got a Motorola G5S Smartphone with Android 7.1.1 with Dual SIM. One SIM is work-related, the other private. Also, every App on my phone is either work-related or private. I'm searching for ...
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Silent mode priority only haywire

So recently my do not disturb priority only and silent mode keeps switching to just that from the volume being all the way up sometimes right before my eyes I can see it changing and all the settings ...
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How do I toggle "Do Not Disturb" via ADB?

I would like to enable Do Not Disturb on a phone via ADB. I have located the settings namespace and key which controls Do Not Disturb: adb shell settings put global zen_mode 2 But when I run this ...
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Automatic do not disturb on second calendar

I've got multiple calendars on my google account, like one for family stuff, one that I use for shared events with my girlfriend, one for uni etc. I tried to set up my devices running android 7.1 and ...
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How to turn off shutter sound on LG G5?

How to turn off shutter sound on LG G5 with latest official firmware (Android 7)? "Do not disturb" sound mode does not working for shutter sound.
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Do Not Disturb for specific duration in Samsung S8 Quick Settings

I've just switched from a Sony Xperia Z3 (6.0) to the Samsung Galaxy S8. On the Sony I could set Do Not Disturb mode for a specific time (15 mins, 30 mins, an hour, 2 hours and so on) using the Quick ...
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Get Android 7 do not disturb features back?

Do not disturb in Android 8 is now awful No way to tell it to Do Not Disturb for an hour No way to tell it to turn off DND after an alarm goes off (unless you specify a rule sets your phone to DND at ...
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Save and hide notifications and then show them later

Is there any way I could hide notifications from certain apps entire, but then have them appear later at some specific time or event? Essentially, I'd like to contextually delay notifications ...
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How to disable notifications about phone being in DND mode?

I use DND mode a lot with my Galaxy S6 edge, every day at work to avoid getting interrupted by phone calls, messages, etc. It has been working great, up until the most recent Android update (I got v7 ...
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Can't switch off functionality do not disturb

I've activated the functionality do not disturb for 6 hours for my phone, so all the sounds were turned off. Then I switched off my phone while thr functionality was still on without switching it off. ...
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Media volume is disabled when 'Do not disturb' is active

Since I factory reset my Samsung S7 (SM-G930A, Android 7.0), the media volume has become coupled to the 'Do not disturb' state. When 'Do not disturb' is active, either from the toggle or by schedule, ...
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How to I find and kill a DnD?

On my Nexus 6P, Android 7.1.2, I once entered a Do Not Disturb setting which started at 0450 local time. I deleted that, but since the 7.1.2 upgrade, it has returned. It even occurs in Safe mode. How ...
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