How to Enable Do Not Disturb on Apple Watch

Written By Jignesh Reviewed By Apple Watch How-to 2 Min Read

If you have an Apple Watch on your wrist and you are either in a meeting or about go to sleep, you can put your Apple Watch in Do Not Disturb mode. By doing so, Apple Watch will keep receiving notifications from the apps but it won’t play any sound or tap your wrist. You’ll be able to see all the notifications regardless of the mode turned ON. The process is very simple and easy, so just follow the guide given below.

Turn ON Do Not Disturb on Apple Watch from iPhone

Step #1. Open Watch App on paired iPhone.

Step#2. Tap on My Watch → Tap on General.

Tap on My Watch Then General in Apple Watch App on iPhone

Step #3. Tap on Do Not Disturb.

Tap on Do Not Disturb in My Watch on iPhone

Step #4. In the following menu, toggle ON “Mirror iPhone”.

Turn On Mirror iPhone in Apple Watch App

The same process is little different if you want to enable DND from Apple Watch. Check below to do the same from Apple Watch.

Turn ON Do Not Disturb Mode on Apple Watch

Step #1. The process is little irritating on Apple Watch as the icons are very small. Anyways, press the Digital Crown until you see the watch Face.

Step #2. Now swipe up on the Apple Watch screen to bring up Glances.

Step #4. All you need to do is to tap on Do Not Disturb button and then tap on ON to enable it.

Turn ON Do Not Disturb Mode on Apple Watch

You can repeat the same process if you wish to turn it OFF. Please note that the DND mode does not automatically disable, you’ll need to do it manually. If you want to enable DND on Mac, check out this post.

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By Jignesh
Jignesh Padhiyar is the co-founder of, who has a keen eye for news, rumors, and all the unusual stuff around Apple products. During his tight schedule, Jignesh finds some moments of respite to share side-splitting content on social media.
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