How to Enable Emergency Bypass for Specific FaceTime Contacts in iOS 10

You can enable Emergency Bypass for individual FaceTime Contacts in iOS 10 on your iPhone or iPad to never miss any important call or message.

Do Not Disturb is a very useful feature in iOS. When DND is enabled, calls and alerts are silenced while the iPhone is locked.

Though DND is quite helpful, you may miss out some important calls or may not be able to reply to any urgent message in time.

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How to Enable Emergency Bypass for Specific FaceTime Contacts in iOS 10

iOS 10 has solved this problem as it allows you to enable Emergency Bypass for specific contacts. But do you know that you can turn on EB for some of your special contacts with whom you talk on FaceTime right from this stock social networking app? It’s pretty simple to get on with. But, we thought it would be better to let you know.

How to Enable Emergency Bypass for Individual FaceTime Contacts in iOS 10 on iPhone/iPad

Step #1. Launch FaceTime app on your iPhone.

Open FaceTime App on iPhone in iOS 10

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Step #2. Next up, you need to enter the name of the contact for which you wish to enable Emergency Bypass. (Alternately, you can tap on the “i” button which is far right to the contact, if it is already there on the chat screen.)

Tap on i Icon in FaceTime Contact on iPhone

Step #3. Now, you will have to tap on Edit from the top right-hand corner.

Tap on Edit in FaceTime Contact on iPhone

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Step #4. Up next, scroll down until you see Ringtone and Text Tone.

Tap on Ringtone in FaceTime Contact on iPhone

If you want the ringtone even when DND is enabled on your device, simply tap on it and then toggle ON the switch next to Emergency Bypass.

Enable Emergency Bypass for Individual FaceTime Contacts in iOS 10 on iPhone

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Likewise, if you want the text tone, then tap on it and then turn on the switch next to EB.

How to Disable Emergency Bypass for FaceTime Contacts in iOS 10

If you ever happen to change your mind and wish to turn off the EB for specific contacts, you have the option to get it done.

Step #1. Follow all the steps from 1 to 3.

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Step #2. Finally, turn off the switch next to EB.

Disable Emergency Bypass for Individual FaceTime Contacts in iOS 10 on iPhone

That’s all there is there is to it!

What’s your take on FaceTime? Is there any new feature you want to see to this app? It would be nice to have your opinion in the comment, on Facebook, Twitter, and Google Plus.

Jignesh Padhiyarhttps://www.igeeksblog.com
Jignesh Padhiyar is the co-founder of iGeeksBlog.com who has a keen eye for news, rumors and all the unusual stuff that happens around Apple products. During his tight schedule, Jignesh finds some moments of respite to share side-splitting contents on social media.

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