Do Alarms Go Off; Silent mode, focus & on DND Mode? The EXACT Answer

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You might be confused by alarms. That’s too obvious; we don’t want to be late. If you set the alarm and have this question in mind, “Do alarms go off when the phone is on silent?

Then this QnA Type article has an answer to your question below. In this article, I will solve your questions; do alarms go off when the phone is on focus, do alarms go off when the phone is on silent, and will my alarm go off on do not disturb? 

For this article, I tested all these; By turning on silent Mode on my phone, turning on focus mode, and even DND do not disturb Mode. Let’s dive into the articles. 

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1-minute video to know ~ TESTED.

No, your Alarm will not go off if Do Not Disturb is on. “Do Not Disturb” refers to stopping incoming calls and messages but not alarms, so you are not bothered. You can even set a schedule for DND to ring alarms simultaneously.  After my testing, it was found that the Alarm would not go off in DND mode.

No, Your Alarm will still ring even when your phone is silent. That’s because alarms are unaffected by the Phone’s silent mode. This applies to both Operating systems, Android and iOS.

No, Alarms don’t go off when the phone is in one focus mode. That’s because focus mode only made specific changes; You can use only your selected application; use distractive apps for a specific time. So the conclusion is that Alarms (reminders) are not affected by focus mode; your alarms won’t go off. They will still ring.

Yes! The silent mode only muted sounds of Calls, General notifications but not the Alarm sounds. So, the Alarm will still work when the Phone is silent. 

Yes, the Alarm will ring even when your smartphone is switched off. Regardless, your Phone’s battery is dead. 

Do Not Disturb mode blocks notifications, call tones, and alarms. Yes, do not disturb mode block alarms. It will go off. So, Remember, DND refers to blocking alarms, calls, and other notification sounds.

Yes, Do not disturb; turn off the alarms on Android. I tried it on my Android, and the Alarm turned off. The conclusion is Alarms will automatically turn off in DND on Android phones.

The alarms will go off on DND mode, even on Samsung devices. Do not disturb; turn off the Alarm on Samsung devices too.

Only Apple’s default iOS alarm app is accessible during a Focus Lock session. All other alarm apps will not work in the middle of a Focus Lock session, so be sure to have a backup.

Alarm FAQS: Do Alarms go off when phone is on Silent mode, focus mode, Do not disturb mode? Learn the exact answer here.

What is DND, AKA Do Not Disturb Mode?

DND is also known as Do Not Disturb Mode. This Mode turns off all notifications, incoming call alerts, and even message sounds. It generally refers to peace so no one can disturb you. 

What is Focus Mode? 

Focus mode generally refers to focusing on tasks to improve productivity. To turn on Focus mode, you have to select the apps that you don’t wanna use the focus mode. This Mode can’t turn off your alarms. 

What is the silent Mode on Android?

Silent Mode refers to the muted stage of a smartphone, where the sounds like; Calls, notifications & alert sounds will be muted. In Silent Mode, the alarm will still ring. It is not being affected by Silent Mode.

What is Sleep Focus?

Sleep focus generally blocks all the notifications and alarms to get a perfect sleep. This is only available on iOS devices in the health app. Moreover, When it’s turned on, it tells others you are unavailable. 

That’s it. I hope this article solves all your queries about Alarms; On Do not disturb, Silent Mode, and even focus mode. Have a nice day. 

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Kunal Kashyap

Kunal Kashyap

Hey, It’s Kunal; I'm a professional writer and problem solver. I mainly write about Android OS, apps or games, or even tutorials to troubleshoot your errors and games. I’ve been making content since 2017. I started as a YouTuber now I’m a Blogger.

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