How To Use The Blocking Mode In Samsung Galaxy Note 8
The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 comes with a feature called Block mode or Do Not Disturb Mode. Users have complained of the inability to locate the Do Not Disturb mode on the Galaxy Note 8, and this is because the Do Not Disturb mode is the same as the Blocking Mode.
The main reason for this is because Apple iOS devices are using the ‘Do Not Disturb’ name to block calls and notifications, this is the reason why Android opted for ‘Blocking Mode’ as the name for the same feature.
Blocking Mode on Samsung Galaxy Note 8 makes it possible for your phone not to ring out when you are in a meeting, or while you are sleeping or on a date. Below are the instructions on how to set up and use Blocking Mode on your Galaxy Note 8.
Blocking Mode has a lot of distinctive features that are customizable, so you can be sure you are notified of any important alarm or emergency calls. Setting up Blocking Mode on your Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is very easy and quick. This is a guide on how to successfully configure Blocking Mode (Do Not Disturb Mode) on your Samsung Note 8.
How to set up The Galaxy Note 8 Blocking Mode
Below the Features section, Just like the ‘Do Not Disturb’ on iPhone and iPad, there is a list of alerts and sounds that are blocked that you can select. It is advised to pick Block incoming calls and Turn off notifications. If your Samsung Note 8 serves as your alarm clock, do not choose the box to Turn off alarm and time.
Another feature of the Blocking Mode for Note 8 is that you can choose it to be switched on automatically whenever you want. You can also select Blocking Mode for a precise schedule, but you can’t alter the time frame for either weekdays and weekends to automatically fit your calendar. However, you are allowed to select a time to start and stop Blocking Mode on your Samsung Galaxy Note 8.
The last option for the Blocking Mode on your Samsung Note 8 allows you to select valuable contacts that can still reach you while your smartphone is on Blocking Mode. You can choose to block everyone from reaching you, pick the favorites or allow a specific number of contacts to be able to reach you. For users that will prefer to select Favourites, there will be a star at the top of every contact that has been included in the list. The option to create a custom list is located at the bottom of the Do Not Disturb page.
It is crucial to point out that the Blocking Mode will continue to block a repeat caller that you are not willing to talk to. To activate this, all you need to do is add the number to your contacts list, select the three dots located in the upper right and then add the number to your reject list.
How to turn ON The Galaxy Note 8 Blocking Mode
- Switch on your Samsung Note 8
- Go to Settings
- Locate the “Blocking Mode.”
- There is an ON & OFF button located in the upper right corner, switch it ON.
- If it is turned on, a small circle with a dash icon will appear in the status