Do you find the constant notifications popping up on your screen distracting? Use the Do Not Disturb feature on your Mac if you are in a meeting, presenting or for your child while they are in lessons or doing homework.

Temporarily Turn Off Notifications

  • Click on the button in the top right hand corner of the Mac screen, it looks like a bulleted list
  • From the Popup menu that appears on the right, scroll up to the top (these options are hidden)
  • Use the slider to turn DO NOT DISTURB on
  • Do not disturb will be turned off until the next day unless you go back and turn it Off

Set Do Not Disturb using a timer

  • Click on System Preferences
  • Click on Notifications
  • Put a tick in the box under Turn on Do Not Disturb
  • Select the times to Start (From) and End (to) the Do No Disturb, we use this option for our kids during School hours
  • Close the Notifications window when finished

Want to know how to setup Do Not Disturb on your iPhone? Here is my guide:

Do Not Disturb (iPhone)

Are you fed up with getting calls or text notifications when you are asleep? Want to know how to stop them? Here is a quick guide. On your iPhone go to SettingsClick on Do Not DisturbTurn on ScheduledSet the From and To times (when you don’t want to be disturbed)Set Silence setting either Always or…


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