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Use Do Not Disturb

If you don't want to be disturbed by messages or notifications, you can set your tablet to silent mode for a specified period of time. You can also choose to receive messages from certain contacts even though your tablet is in silent mode.

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Find "Do Not Disturb"

Tap Settings.

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Find "Do Not Disturb"

Tap Do Not Disturb.

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Turn Do Not Disturb on or off

Tap the indicator next to "Do Not Disturb" to turn the function on or off.

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Select period for Do Not Disturb

Tap the indicator next to "Scheduled" and follow the instructions on the screen to select the required period for Do Not Disturb.

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Select contacts

Tap Allow Calls From.

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Select contacts

Tap the required setting to select which contacts can call you even though Do Not Disturb is turned on.

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Select contacts

Tap arrow left.

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Turn Repeated Calls on or off

Tap the indicator next to "Repeated Calls" to turn the function on or off.

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Select silent mode settings

Tap Always if you want to set your tablet to silent mode permanently.

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Select silent mode settings

Tap While iPad is locked if you want to set your tablet to silent mode only when the screen lock is turned on.

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Return to the home screen

Tap the Home key to return to the home screen.

Swipe right for the next step

Tap anywhere to dismiss