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How to Mute a Contact on iPhone to Silence Calls, Messages, & Notifications from Them

Apr 1, 2021 - 3 Comments
How to Mute a Contact on iPhone to Silence Calls, Messages, & Notifications from Them

Want to mute all inbound calls, messages, and alerts from a contact that is pestering your iPhone? Whether you’re getting annoyed by spamming phone calls or text messages, you’ll be pleased to know that it’s fairly easy to mute a specific contact on your iPhone to silence calls and mute notifications from them. And yes, … Read More

Set MacOS Do Not Disturb Mode to “Always On” Quickly from Control Center

Mar 4, 2021 - 4 Comments
How to enable Perpetual Do Not Disturb mode on Mac easily and quickly

Modern macOS versions make it easier than ever to place Do Not Disturb mode to be “Always On”, thereby helping to eliminate distractions, alerts, and notifications on the Mac without having to turn them all off. This is a great feature for many reasons, whether you just want to keep focused on your Mac, or … Read More

How to Set a Vibrating Silent Tap Alarm on Your Apple Watch

Jan 31, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to set an alarm on Apple Watch

Want to set up a silent alarm clock on your Apple Watch? How’d you like to be tapped on your wrist to wake up? The Apple Watch can go beyond the iPhone silent vibration alarm feature and actually tap you on the wrist as a wake-up instead, and it’s a pretty neat feature for obvious … Read More

How to Mute iMessages & Text Messages from Someone on iPhone

Dec 15, 2020 - 3 Comments
How to Mute iMessages on iPhone

Is one of your iMessage friends annoying you by sending constant text messages? Maybe you’ve got someone spamming you with message nonsense? Don’t worry, you can easily mute them and prevent all notifications every time they send a text or iMessage to your iPhone.

How to Schedule & Adjust Do Not Disturb from Control Center on iPhone & iPad

Aug 2, 2020 - 1 Comment
How to Schedule & Adjust Do Not Disturb from Control Center on iPhone & iPad

Do you want to quickly enable Do Not Disturb on your iPhone or iPad? Thanks to the iOS Control Center, you can not only toggle Do Not Disturb mode, but also schedule it according to your preference.

How to Add Nicknames to Contacts on iPhone

Mar 20, 2020 - Leave a Comment
iPhone Contacts icon

Want to add and use nicknames for iPhone contacts? Many people use and go by nicknames that are perhaps different from their legal name, and adding those nicknames to iPhone contacts can be a helpful way to keep your address book in order, whether it’s friends, coworkers, service workers, or family members. You can even … Read More

How to Enable Do Not Disturb on Mac

Jun 21, 2019 - 3 Comments
How to enable Do Not Disturb on Mac

Enabling Do Not Disturb on a Mac will instantly silence and hide all notifications and alerts that arrive to the computer. This makes Do Not Disturb a great feature if you use your Mac to get work done and want to focus, since you can hush the pestering notifications and alerts that bug you about … Read More

How to Set a Do Not Disturb Keyboard Shortcut on Mac

May 21, 2019 - 2 Comments
Set a Do Not Disturb keyboard shortcut on Mac

Want to toggle Do Not Disturb mode on the Mac with a keyboard shortcut? You can easily enable a custom keyboard shortcut to turn on or off Do Not Disturb mode in MacOS, and we’ll show you how to set it up. Do Not Disturb mode on the Mac is one of the best features … Read More

How to Use Do Not Disturb on iPhone or iPad

Apr 23, 2019 - 13 Comments
How to use Do Not Disturb on iPhone and iPad

If you want your iPhone or iPad to be silent for a while and not beep, buzz, chime, and pester you with notifications and alerts, then Do Not Disturb mode is for you. Do Not Disturb is an excellent feature which places the iPhone or iPad into basically a silent mode, where all inbound calls, … Read More

How to See Weather on Lock Screen of iPhone with iOS 14, iOS 13 & iOS 12

Oct 24, 2018 - 24 Comments
The iPhone weather lock screen widget

The iPhone has an optional secret weather widget for the devices locked screen that can be enabled through an unlikely feature; Do Not Disturb mode. With this feature in use, you’ll see the days current temperature, weather conditions, and the forecast when you glance at your iPhone screen as you start the day. It’s a … Read More

How to Use Do Not Disturb While Driving on iPhone

Nov 3, 2017 - 14 Comments
iPhone Do Not Disturb While Driving

Do Not Disturb While Driving is an iPhone specific safety feature available in modern iOS releases. As the name implies, when Do Not Disturb While Driving is activated on iPhone, no calls, messages, notifications, or alerts will come through to the iPhone, much like when the general Do Not Disturb mode feature is enabled. You … Read More

How to Use Emergency Bypass on iPhone to Allow Contacts to Get Through Do Not Disturb Mode

Mar 20, 2017 - 17 Comments
How to use Emergency Bypass for Contacts on iPhone

Do Not Disturb mode is one of the greater features for iPhone users who like to enjoy some peace and quiet, but since it mutes all sounds, alerts, and notifications on the iPhone it’s possible to miss a truly important call or alert when the feature is enabled. This is a scenario that Emergency Bypass … Read More

Enable Do Not Disturb on Apple Watch Quickly

Jan 31, 2016 - 4 Comments
Do Not Disturb on Apple Watch

A large part of the utility with Apple Watch is receiving notifications and alerts which can be quickly sorted through, addressed, or dismissed right on your wrist. While you can quickly clear out the notifications, sometimes you just want peace and quiet instead, and the best way to stop the Apple Watch from tapping your … Read More

Prevent All Alerts from Notification Center in Mac OS X Without Disabling the Feature

Dec 7, 2015 - 17 Comments
Stop annoying alerts in Notification Center of Mac OS X

Notification Center in Mac OS X delivers alerts and messages from Mac system functions, software updates, and various applications. While these notifications and messages can sometimes be helpful or informative, they can also be disruptive and incredibly annoying if you’re trying to focus or get things done on the Mac. Additionally, some users may not … Read More

How to Mute Conversations in Messages for Mac with Do Not Disturb

Mar 26, 2015 - 6 Comments
Mute a conversation in Messages for Mac

With the Mac Messages app able to send and receive text messages along with iMessages, you’ll be in greater contact with friends, family, and anyone else who sends you a message. This is usually a good thing, but sometimes you’ll find yourself as a recipient to a conversation that just isn’t necessary to follow. For … Read More

“My iPhone is Not Ringing or Making Sounds with Inbound Messages Suddenly, Help!”

Feb 21, 2015 - 106 Comments
Fix iPhone not getting calls or alerts suddenly

Have you ever had the experience where an iPhone is suddenly not ringing on incoming calls, or making any sounds when a new message arrives? The mute button isn’t turned on, so what on earth is going on, right? This is surprisingly common experience for those who are more novice iPhone users, and after troubleshooting … Read More

Schedule Do Not Disturb in Mac OS X to Stop Nagging Notifications on the Mac

Nov 12, 2013 - Leave a Comment
Schedule Do Not Disturb in OS X

Notification Center in Mac OS X sends a little pop-up alert in the corner of the screen when an event occurs. These are often in the form of a reminder originally made on an iPhone, a new inbound iMessage, a persistent software update or twenty, new emails, almost anything really. While obviously useful for many … Read More

Set “Do Not Disturb” to Always Be Silent on the iPhone

Nov 4, 2013 - 4 Comments
Do Not Disturb mode turned ON in iOS

Do Not Disturb is an excellent feature of iOS that, when turned on, mutes notifications and alerts for all incoming calls, messages, and apps. It’s easy to toggle on and off, providing for some digital peace and quiet with a quick switch. But if you’re actively using an unlocked iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch while … Read More

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