How To Put OnePlus 5 In Silent Mode (Priority Mode)
Owners of the OnePlus 5 may like to know how to activate the silent mode on their device. It’s possible that you have been searching for the Silent Mode not knowing it has been changed to Priority Mode on Android software.
Although “Priority Mode” is a bit technical compared to the “Silent Mode” on OnePlus 5, but as soon as you understand it, you will find it very effective. This is because Priority Mode is more versatile, flexible and has more features than the Silent Mode. With Priority Mode, you can choose apps and contacts that you do not want to disturb you. The guide below will make you understand how you can make use of the Priority Mode (Silent Mode) on OnePlus 5.
Setting up Priority Mode
To set up priority mode, you will need to tap on the volume key on your OnePlus 5, and you will then click on Priority from the window that comes up on your screen. Different options will appear under Priority Mode which you can alter for different period of time. You can make use of the plus and minus icon to configure how long you want the priority mode to last. As soon as you activate Priority Mode, a star icon will appear on your notification bar to notify you that the Mode has been activated and only apps selected will be able to notify you. Although, you will receive other calls, alerts and notifications, but your device won’t make any sound when you receive them until the Priority Mode is disabled.
Controlling Your Apps
You are also allowed to monitor individual apps in the Priority Mode. You will need to go to the Sound and notification screen and click on App notifications. Then you can now click on any app’s toggle to include on Priority Mode. The main advantage of the Priority Mode is that it will block any app or call until you feel like you want to hear from them.
Changing Priority Mode Options
In addition, you can customize the Priority Mode in multiple ways by using the icon that appears on the notification bar when you enable Priority mode. You can customize options like events, reminders, calls and messages by just switching the toggle form ON/OFF vice versa. You can also choose the contacts that you want to be able to reach you in Priory Mode. Other options include setting the days, start time and end time for Priority Mode to work automatically on your OnePlus 5. This makes sure that you do not need to manually enable or disable Priority Mode on your OnePlus 5.