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Samsung Galaxy S5: How to Manually Turn Off Do Not Disturb Feature in Android 5.0.1 Lollipop

Do not disturb is a new feature brought by Android 5.0.1 Lollipop. This feature lets you set your phone to mute all calls and alerts, except for your selected exceptions. If you have set a schedule for this feature, it will turn on and off automatically at the scheduled times. But, if needed, you can also turn this feature off manually by using several methods available with ease.


How to disable Do not disturb feature manually?
There several methods available that can be used to manually disable this mode. As the example, we'll try to do so by using four different methods: from the notifications panel, from the quick settings panel, from the lock screen and from the settings menu.


Method #1: From the notifications panel
  1. On any screen, swipe down the top of the screen to open up the notifications panel.
  2. Tap DISABLE in the Do not disturb notification to disable this feature.
  3. Do not disturb mode has been disabled.


Method #2: From the quick settings panel
  1. On any screen, swipe down the top of the screen using two fingers to open up the quick settings panel.
  2. Tap Do not disturb button to disable it. The button turns gray when it's disabled.
  3. Do not disturb mode has been disabled.


Method #3: From the lock screen
  1. When the screen is locked, swipe down the notifications section to expand them.
  2. Tap DISABLE in the Do not disturb notification to disable this feature.
  3. Do not disturb mode has been disabled.


Method #4: From the settings menu
  1. On any screen, swipe down the top of the screen to open up the notifications panel and then tap at the top right to go to the settings menu.
  2. With the settings menu is displayed in grid view, scroll down to the Sound and display section and then tap Sounds and notifications .
  3. Scroll the screen to the very bottom.
  4. Tap Do not disturb.
  5. Slide the ON/OFF switch to the left to disable this feature.
  6. Do not disturb mode has been disabled.

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