There are owners of the new Google Pixel 2 that will be interested in knowing how they can use the Do Not Disturb feature on their device. Some users of the Google Pixel 2 are finding it difficult to locate the Do Not Disturb Mode; this is because the Do Not Disturb mode is the same as the Blocking Mode. Android decided to call this feature Blocking Mode because Apple iOS smartphones are already using the name ‘Do Not Disturb’ for the same feature. The Blocking Mode blocks calls and notifications just like the ‘Do Not Disturb’ mode on Apple device.
Blocking Mode is an effective way to make sure that your Google Pixel 2 doesn’t ring out when you don’t want to be disturbed.
The Blocking Mode has a wide variety of options that you can personalize and edit to make sure that you do not miss important calls and notifications. Its actually very easy and to set up and activate the Blocking Mode and you can do it in with just a few steps. You can make use of the tips below to understand how to configure the Blocking Mode also known as the Do Not Disturb feature on your Google Pixel 2.
How to Switch ON Pixel 2 Blocking Mode
- Switch on your Google Pixel 2
- Locate Settings
- Search until you see ‘Blocking Mode’
- Look for an ON & OFF switch and move the toggle to ON
- A confirmation will appear that you have successfully activated the Blocking Mode
Setting Up Pixel 2 Blocking Mode
Under the Features section, choose the type of alerts and sounds you want. I will advise that you click on Block incoming calls and Switch off notifications. However, if you’re using the alarm clock feature on your Pixel 2, be sure to not block this feature.
You are also allowed to choose when the Blocking Mode for Pixel 2 will be switched on automatically. You can also set the Blocking Mode for a specific task, but you are not allowed to alter the schedule for weekdays and the weekend or for your Pixel 2 to automatically change it based on your calendar. However, you can set a time to start and stop the Blocking mode feature on your Pixel 2.
Other options include allowing the user to choose the contacts that can reach you while on Blocking Mode. You can choose to block all your contacts from reaching you or you can allow favorites. This also means that every contact that you have marked as favorites will be able to reach you.
Blocking Mode feature will not prevent a repeat caller that you do not wish to talk to. To block a caller, create a contact for that number and block it.