The idea of creating a “do not disturb for drivers” regime was proposed by the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, and the Cupertinians were among the first to implement it. iOS allows a smartphone or tablet to automatically or manually detect when its owner is driving and block all notifications.
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How does Do Not Disturb Driver know that I am driving?
Everything is very simple – along the way Settings → Do not disturb there is a section where you can activate Do Not Disturb Mode manually, automatically or when connected to your car’s infotainment system (CarPlay).
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How to enable Do Not Disturb Mode manually or automatically
As mentioned above, to activate the mode “Do not disturb the driver” manually, you must activate the corresponding option along the way Settings → Do not disturb → Activation…
To enable automatic activation of the mode “Do not disturb the driver” set the switch Activation with CarPlay in position Included…
To quickly activate the mode manually, add a switch “Do not disturb while driving” to the Control Center, for this:
one… Open iOS Settings and go to section Command centre…
2… Add an element “Do not disturb the driver” in Command centre…
3… Open up Command centre and activate the mode manually.
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Will there be calls and message notifications from the Chosen?
You will no longer have to be distracted from the road by checking notifications, iOS will block them (all notifications will be saved).
At the same time, if the car is not equipped with a Bluetooth interface or there is no CarPlay support, you can allow some calls, for example, from Favorites or your contacts. You can also customize the function “Repeated calls”, which will “miss” the repeated call made by the same subscriber within three minutes.
These functions can be activated along the way: Settings → Do Not Disturb…
In addition, in the function settings Do not disturb for drivers the possibility of control is provided Auto answer…
Users (favorites, all contacts, recent or “from anyone”), who will write to you while you are driving, will receive a message that you are driving and cannot answer now. The auto-reply message can be edited.
Let’s give an example: on the left is the message sent to you and the auto-reply received to it, and on the right is the reaction of your iPhone (the screen will be black, that is, your phone will not respond to the message).
However, if the message is extremely important, the author will need to write another message, which consists of just one word. “urgently”… In this case, all his subsequent messages will be received during the current trip.
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What if I’m a passenger?
After the function “Do not disturb driver”Has been activated, iOS will notify the user. As a passenger, you can simply decline the request, tap the notification on the lock screen, and from the pop-up menu, tap I’m not driving…
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