How to Enable Do Not Disturb While Driving Mode in iOS 11


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With release of iOS 11, apple introduced new feature under do not disturb mode, its called do not disturb while driving. Whenever you enable do not do not disturb while driving, it will hides all incoming notification while you are driving. You can enable do not disturb while driving mode automatically or enable it manually when it needed. Once do not disturb while driving enabled it can also send reply to configures contacts if they call you while you are driving. It is advisable to enable this mode while driving, it will make driving safe.

Three Ways to Enable Do Not Disturb While Driving:

There are three ways to activate do no disturb mode within iOS 11, in fact you must upgrade to iOS 11 to enable the do not disturb while driving mode.

Automatically:

For this settings iOS 11 will detect motion of your iPhone, and activate do not disturb while driving automatically if it detect that you are driving the car. Remember this settings will use internal sensors of your iPhones and try to understand motion behaviour and decide to enable the do not disturb while driving mode automatically or not. Sometime it may happen you are not sitting on driving seat but your iPhone will detect you are driving the car. This is not a glitch you can always tell them you are not driving to prevent it from activating the do not disturb while driving mode.

When connected to Car Bluetooth:

If you own a car with bluetooth then you can enable this setting. Whenever you connect your iPhone to car bluetooth it will detect that you are connected with car and not a regular bluetooth speaker, so it will enable do not disturb while driving mode automatically.

Manually:

For this settings, you can enable and disable do not disturb while driving mode manually, in fact convenient way for many people. You can create shortcut for do not disturb while driving mode in control centre and enable/disable it anytime.

 

How to Configure Do Not Disturb While Driving Mode:

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1) Open Settings app.
2) Settings >> Do Not Disturb
3) Settings >> Do Not Disturb >> Activate

Choose any options from below:

4A) Settings >> Do Not Disturb >> Activate >> Automatically

OR

4B) Settings >> Do Not Disturb >> Activate >> When Connected to Car Bluetooth

OR

4C) Settings >> Do Not Disturb >> Activate >> Manually

 

How to Configure Auto-Reply Contacts:

Here you have to choose contact group, so whenever do not disturb while driving mode enabled if you recevie call from contact group, they will get auto reply message that you have configured.
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1) Open Settings app.
2) Settings >> Do Not Disturb
3) Settings >> Do Not Disturb >> Auto-Reply To

Choose any options from below:

4) Settings >> Do Not Disturb >> Auto-Reply To >> No One

OR

4) Settings >> Do Not Disturb >> Auto-Reply To >> Recents

OR

4) Settings >> Do Not Disturb >> Auto-Reply To >> Favourites (Preferred)

OR

4) Settings >> Do Not Disturb >> Auto-Reply To >> All Contacts

 

Configure Auto-Reply Message:

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1) Open Settings app.
2) Settings >> Do Not Disturb
3) Settings >> Do Not Disturb >> Auto-Reply To

 

Once you do above settings, you can create shortcut on iOS 11 control center for do not disturb while driving. You can enable or disable do no disturb while driving mode manually anytime via this control centre.

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