iPhone Problems

How To Fix Do Not Disturb not Working

Apple, on its iPhone, has a service named as Do Not Disturb. This service is used to keep your phone from disturbing you. If you enable this feature, your phone will silent all the notification and alarming alerts, keeping your handset literally on silent. But some of the users lately are complaining about their Do Not Disturb not working. There might a number of reasons for this, but today we will be focusing on how to solve this issue. So let us begin.

Solution 1: Make Sure Do Not Disturb is Turned On

If your Do Not Disturb feature is not turned on, obviously it won't work. Hence, make sure that it is turned on. Here are the steps that you need to follow if Do Not Disturb while driving not working.

Step 1: Go to Settings app on your iPhone.

Step 2: Click on Do Not Disturb. Now turn on the toggle. You are done.

turn off do not disturb

Solution 2: Restart your iPhone

As simple as it may sound, restarting the handset does magic to all the issues in hand. Hence, there is not harm in trying to restart your device. All you need to do is follow the given below steps.

Step 1: Hold down the sleep button for a few seconds, till the slider appears.

Step 2: Now, slide the slider to turn off your iPhone.

Step 3: Now, hold the sleep button again till the handset restarts.

restart iphone

Solution 3: Reset All Settings

Resetting all settings will make sure that the Do Not Disturb feature works fine. This will not delete your data but will reset the settings in your iPhone to default. Here are the steps that need to be followed if Do Not Disturb not working iOS 12.

Step 1: Go to Settings app and head to General.

Step 2: In General, you need to look for Reset option.

Step 3: In Reset, click the Reset All Settings options. Your job is done.

reset all settings

Solution 4: Use Tenorshare ReiBoot to solve this Issue

You can solve the Do Not Disturb not working issue using iOS system repair tool - Tenorshare ReiBoot. This software offers a single click solution to each problem that you have with your iPhone as well as all your Apple devices. Here are the steps that you need to follow to solve "iOS 12 Do Not Disturb favorites not working" issue.

Step 1: Download, install and run the Tenorshare ReiBoot software on computer and then connect your computer to your iPhone. Click the "Repair Operating System" option that can be seen on the software's main interface.

enter recovery mode

Step 2: Also, you will need is the latest firmware package for next process. Thus, you have to download the latest firmware package.

downloading firmware

Step 3: When the downloading of latest firmware package is done, select the "Start Repair" option to get the process of recovery started of your iPhone.

repairing process

Solution 5: Reset Restriction Settings

If Do Not Disturb feature is inactive in the Settings app, you will not be able to turn it on or off. Hence, you need to verify your Restriction settings to see check if the service is restricted. Here are the steps to follow.

Step 1: Go to Settings >> General >> Restriction.

Step 2: Enter your Passcode here.

Step 3: Scroll down to Do Not Disturb While Driving and click on Allow Changes. This will solve your issue.

reset restriction passcode

Solution 6: Restore iPhone to Factory Setting

If none of the above solutions work, then try restoring iPhone to factory setting. All you need to do is follow the steps given below.

Step 1: Open iTunes and connect your device to the computer.

Step 2: Select your device when it appears in iTunes.

Step 3: Select "Restore iPhone" option. This will restore your iPhone to factory settings.

Summary

Seeing the big picture here, we just had a look on top 6 solutions that can be used if Do Not Disturb iPhone not working. You can try enabling the feature from the Settings. Next you need to try to restart the iPhone and see if the feature is working or not. In addition to this, you can also try resetting the settings. If this does not work, the best solution is to use Tenorshare ReiBoot to solve the issue. Most of the times, the issue will get solved by using Tenorshare. You can also try altering the Restrictions settings. If none of the solutions work, then factory reset is the last option for you to try.

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