How to Allow Only Favorites Call on iPhone in iOS 8

There are times we like to be at peace with ourselves, away from the constant disturbance of incoming calls. Whether we are in a serious meeting or in the midst of an engaging conversation with friends, we wish to be fully attentive and not get repetitive interventions. You can switch off your iPhone and even keep it in Airplane mode to avoid such interventions. But by doing so, won’t you be at the risk of missing urgent calls? So, how would you solve this complexity?

Do Not Disturb is a significant feature in iOS that provides you option to keep the unwanted calls away from disturbing you. With it is enabled, you can allow only favorites contacts to call you on iPhone. Wish to know how you can do it? Here you go.

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How to Allow Only Favorites Calls on iPhone

Before moving ahead let us go through how to add iPhone contacts to favorites. It’s pretty simple and involves only a couple of steps.

How to Add iPhone Contacts to Favorites

Step #1. Go to Contacts App and Tap on the desired contact.

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Tap on Contacts App on iPhone in iOS 8

Step #2. Tap on Add to favorite.

How to Add Contacts to Favourites on iPhone

That’s it.

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Now, let’s jump on how to allow calls from favorite on iPhone

How to Allow Only Favorites Call on iPhone on iOS 8

First up, you will need to enable Do Not Disturb if you want to use it. Swipe up from the bottom of the screen to bring up Control Center and then tap on the crescent moon icon to enable it. Optionally, you can go to Settings → Do Not Disturb  → and Switch it on.

To disable it, follow the steps again and then switch it off.

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Step #1. Launch Settings app.

Step #2. Tap on Do Not Disturb.

Step #3. Tap on Allow Calls From.

Step #4. Now, you will have options to allow calls from Everyone, No One or Favorites. Tap on Favorites.

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That’s it! Now, you will receive only favorites contacts call.

There are so many ways “Do Not Disturb” can be helpful to you. You can schedule time during which you don’t want to be disturbed. You can also use it to keep notifications and incoming calls in silence. (Settings → Do Not Disturb → Scroll down and tap on Always.)

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Jignesh Padhiyar
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