Do not disturb (DND) is one of those utilities that was a long time coming for iOS. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve been woken up by my wife’s iPhone or my iPad chiming in the middle of the night with every spam email notification and late night text from those friends who forget that we get up early everyday. Now with the addition of DND, those days are over.
To turn on DND go to–>Settings and select Do Not Disturb form the menu. From there you can manually enable DND, or schedule the range of time you would like to silence sounds from your incoming calls and/or notifications
In addition, you can allow incoming calls and messages from contacts saved in your favorites, specific contacts of your choice, contact groups–or no one at all! Other settings include the choice to only silence calls and notifications when the iPad is locked, and a feature that keeps repeated calls from the same person within a three minute time period from being silenced–a must if there is an emergency and someone needs to get a hold of you ASAP. All in all a very simple but useful setting that I greatly appreaciate and use every night.
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