Getting Calls even if Do Not Disturb Mode is on Iphone [Fix]

Like most people, even we need some me-time for ourselves in a day and during this time, we don’t like to be bothered by anybody else and just relax. Right? That’s when we put our iPhones on Do Not Disturb mode so that we do not receive calls, messages, etc from others.

Many iPhone users started getting calls from certain contacts saved on their iPhones even though their iPhones were put on Do Not Disturb mode. This is really making them frustrated. This could possibly be happening because of some minor changes in the do not disturb focus mode settings on the iPhones.

In this article, we are explaining how you can check and make changes to the do not disturb settings to resolve this issue.

Preliminary Fixes

  1. There may be a chance that due to technical glitches within the iPhone, the issue might have been raised. So you can try restarting your iPhone once.
  2. Try updating your iPhone to its latest version of iOS and see if this works for you.
  3. Check whether the Do Not Disturb mode is actually enabled or not by opening the Control centre on your iPhone.


How to Fix Getting Calls When iPhone is on Do Not Disturb Mode

Step 1: First of all, you need to launch the Settings app on your iPhone.

Step 2: After the settings page is open, scroll down and select the Focus option from the settings menu list as shown in the below screenshot.


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Step 3: Here, you need to disable the Share Across Devices option by clicking on its toggle button as shown below.

Step 4: This is to make sure the different focus modes customized do not get shared across all your other devices synced with Apple ID.

Step 5: Once done, click on the Do Not Disturb option from the list on top as shown.


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Step 6: Now click on the People option under the Allow Notifications section.


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Step 7: After that, you have to remove people below Allow Notifications From by clicking on the minus sign on contact’s name as shown in the below image.

Step 8: Keep doing it till there are no contacts left there.

Step 9: Now disable the Allow Repeated Calls option at the bottom by clicking on its toggle switch as shown.

NOTE – Also, select Allowed People Only from Allow Calls From list.


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Step 10: After doing that, go back to the Focus page.

Step 11: Click on the Apps option beside People as shown.

Step 12: Repeat the same process to remove all the apps from which contacts on your iPhone can call you on Do Not Disturb mode.