Google Pixel 3a - Manage Do Not Disturb Settings

Note Notes:

  • The 'Do not disturb' feature allows sound / vibration notifications (for phone calls, messages, etc.) to be turned on or off as preferred.
  • Alarms are considered priority notifications.

Set Priorities
Change Do Not Disturb Setting

Set Priorities

  1. From a Home screen, touch and swipe up to display all apps.
  2. Navigate: Settings Settings app icon > Sound Sound icon.
  3. Tap Do not disturb.
  4. Tap Sound & vibration.
  5. Tap any of the following switches to turn on On icon or off Off icon:
    • Alarms
    • Media
    • Touch sounds
  6. Tap the Back icon Back icon (top-left) then tap Turn on automatically, tap any of the following then configure as desired (e.g., Rule name, Start time, etc.):
    • Sleeping
    • Event
    • Driving
    • Add rule


Change Do Not Disturb Setting

  1. Swipe down twice from the top of a Home screen.
  2. Tap the Do not disturb icon to turn on or off.
  3. Touch and hold the Do Not Disturb icon to get Schedule setting.
  4. Tap Duration then select one of the following:
    • Until you turn off
    • For one hour
      Note Increase or decrease this time frame using the Add icon or Subtract icon icons (to the right).
    • Ask every time
  5. Tap OK (lower-right).