Quiet Hours - Microsoft® Lumia 735

Note Notes:

  • Quiet hours is a feature that turns off all notifications and allows Cortana to handle calls and texts.
  • To use quiet hours:
    • Cortana must be turned on
    • Battery level must be at least 20% charged
    • Driving Mode can't be on


  1. From the Start screen, swipe left to display the apps list.
    Note Alternatively, tap All apps All apps icon (located in the lower-right, may require scrolling).
  2. Tap Cortana.
  3. Tap the Menu icon Menu icon (located in the upper-left corner).
  4. Tap Notebook.
  5. Tap Quiet Hours.
  6. Tap the Right now switch Switch On icon to manually turn on quiet hours.
  7. To set specific times for quiet hours to run, tap the Automatic rules switch Switch On icon to turn on then set the preferred Start and End times.
  8. To allow certain contacts to bypass quiet hours, set up the Breakthrough rules section.
  9. Tap Edit breakthrough list to select which contacts can always reach you even with quiet hours turned on.
    Note Tap add Add icon to select contacts to add to your Breakthrough list.
  10. Select options for allowing Calls through while quiet hours is turned on:
    • Anyone rings through if they call twice in 3 minutes
    • People on the list ring through
  11. Select options for allowing texts through while quiet hours is turned on:
    • Texts from people on the list get through
    • No one can break through
  12. Tap (check) "Send a text to contacts who aren't allowed through saying that I'm busy right now."
    Note Selected when a check mark is present.