Tech & Science iPhone X: How to tell if Do Not Disturb mode is turned on

10:45  12 january  2018
10:45  12 january  2018 Source:   CNET

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How can you tell if the person who isn't picking up your calls or answering your texts is using Do Not Disturb mode on their iPhone ? We tested this feature by getting a colleague to turn on Do Not Disturb then calling and texting them.

Without a constant icon at the top of your screen, it's not always apparent if DND is enabled.

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For example, you can no longer display the battery percentage on the iPhone X's status bar. Instead, you need to swipe down from the top of the screen to view Control Center to check the current battery percentage.

The same is true for the iPhone X's Do Not Disturb mode. Instead of having a half-moon in the status bar as other iPhones do, the DND indicator is nowhere to be found on the main screen when enabled.

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Without a constant icon at the top of your screen, it's not always apparent if DND is enabled.

However, you can tap or 3D Touch on the notification to either "Disable Do Not Disturb While Driving" or tell it "I'm Not Driving." How To : Turn On Night Shift Mode in iOS 11 on Your iPhone .

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You'll need to swipe down from the top right corner of the screen, where Control Center is activated, and view the DND shortcut button to see if it's enabled. If the icon is purple, DND is turned on. Otherwise, DND is disabled and you should receive alerts as you normally do.

Recently I enabled DND on my iPhone X when watching a movie, only to forget it was turned on after I left. It wasn't until a few hours later after missed calls and messages that I realized it was still turned on, despite using my phone several times. 

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