How to Adjust “Do Not Disturb” Settings in Android Oreo 8.0

Android Oreo, successor of Android Nougat, will be hitting the latest flagship phones very soon. It is bringing with itself some advanced and interesting features to make interactions easier with you. Notification alert is one of those features which will be featured in a smarter way. Now it is up to you how you want to customize the “Do Not Disturb” feature to manage notification alerts when you are in meeting or movies and make sure certain notifications will always be shown to you. So get to know how to adjust ‘Do Not Disturb’ settings in Android Oreo.

Here are some simple steps to help you get started with Android Oreo’s new DND preferences option and its features:

How to Adjust “Do Not Disturb” Settings in Android Oreo 8.0

How to toggle “Do Not Disturb” Mode ON or OFF

First things first, where is the “Do Not Disturb” option located?

Drag down the notification panel from the top of your screen and you will see the DND icon. This is what you are looking for! Tap it once and it will show you the option to toggle it on or off. You can also go to “Settings” and then tap the “Sound” option. Inside you’ll find the same DND option.

An easier way to toggle it on or off is by the volume control buttons. Press the Volume down button on the side of your phone and move the slider to the extreme left. When the “Bell” icon changes to “Vibrate Mode” icon, press the Volume down button once again and DND will be activated. To deactivate DND, press the Volume up button once. When the slider appears, again press the same button and the DND icon will change to Vibrate Mode.

How to Adjust Automatic Rules of DND Mode on Android Oreo 8.0

The automatic rules allow you to create rules which will automatically activate certain functions for the time when DND is activated. This feature prevents your device from disturbing you during important events and moments like in meeting, events you mark on the calendar, and many more.

How to Adjust Automatic Rule on Android Oreo 8.0

Step #1. Tap on “Settings” on your phone.

Step #2. Next, tap on “Sound”.

Step #3. Tap on “Do Not Disturb Preferences”.

Step #4. Tap the “gear” symbol from the list of rule displayed below.

Step #5. Choose the information you want to customize.

Step #6. Customize as you like.

Step #7. Select “Done”.

How to Add or Create an Automatic Rule on Android Oreo 8.0

There are some rules which may not meet your criteria and you can create your own rule instead, which can be activated according to your need.

Step #1. Go to “Settings” on your phone.

Step #2. Choose “Sound”.

Step #3. Tap on “Do Not Disturb Preferences”.

Step #4. Select “Add more”.

Step #5. Tap on “Event rule” or “Time rule”.

Step #6. Give a name to your rule and tap “Ok”.

Step #7. Tap the switch on the top right corner to toggle “on” or “off”.

How to Delete an Automatic Rule on Android Oreo 8.0

Step #1. Launch “Settings” on your phone.

Step #2. Now select “Sound”.

Step #3. Tap on “Do Not Disturb Preferences”.

Step #4. Select the “Trash” icon.

Step #5. Tap “Delete”.

How to Adjust Priority only Allowances in Android Oreo 8.0

Step #1. Open “Settings” on your phone.

Step #2. Select “Sound”.

Step #3. Tap on “Do Not Disturb Preferences”.

Step #4. Tap “Priority only allows”.

Step #5. From the displayed list, toggle and customize accordingly.

This option allows you to receive notifications, messages and calls from the person or source you want even when DND is active.

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