How to Silence Phone Calls on iPhone

Charlotte Daniels

iPhone, Tutorials

Are you tired of being interrupted by phone calls at inconvenient times? If you own an iPhone, you’re in luck!

In this tutorial, we will guide you through the process of silencing phone calls on your iPhone. So whether you’re in a meeting, taking a nap, or simply want some uninterrupted time, follow these steps to silence your incoming calls.

Method 1: Using the Silent Switch

One of the easiest ways to silence your iPhone is by using the silent switch. This switch is located on the side of your iPhone and can be easily toggled on or off.

Step 1:

Locate the silent switch on the side of your iPhone. It is usually found above the volume buttons.

Silent Switch

Step 2:

If the silent switch is showing an orange indicator, it means that your iPhone is set to silent mode. To enable silent mode, simply push the switch towards the back of your phone until the orange indicator disappears.

Silent Mode

Note: When your iPhone is in silent mode, it won’t ring or vibrate for incoming calls or notifications.

Method 2: Using Do Not Disturb Mode

If you need more control over when your phone rings and when it doesn’t, you can use Do Not Disturb mode. This feature allows you to schedule specific times when you don’t want to be disturbed by calls or notifications.

Step 1:

To access Do Not Disturb mode settings, go to Settings on your home screen.

Step 2:

Scroll down and tap on Do Not Disturb.

Step 3:

Toggle on the Do Not Disturb switch.

Do Not Disturb Mode

Step 4:

You can choose to enable Do Not Disturb mode manually or set a specific schedule. To enable it manually, simply toggle on the Manual switch. To set a schedule, tap on Schedule.

Scheduling Do Not Disturb Mode

  • Select the days you want to schedule Do Not Disturb mode by tapping on each day.
  • Select the start and end time for Do Not Disturb mode using the respective sliders.
  • You can also choose to allow calls from specific contacts by selecting All Contacts, Favorites, or creating a custom list.
  • Tapping on Repeated Calls allows calls from the same person within 3 minutes to bypass Do Not Disturb mode.

In Conclusion

Silencing phone calls on your iPhone is a simple process that can be done using either the silent switch or Do Not Disturb mode. Whether you need temporary silence or want to set scheduled quiet hours, these methods will ensure that your iPhone stays quiet when you need it to be.

We hope this tutorial has been helpful in teaching you how to silence phone calls on your iPhone. Enjoy uninterrupted time and stay focused!

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