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How to enable emergency Bypass on iPhone for Texts & Calls?

Don’t want to miss out on important calls or texts on silent or DND mode? Well, enabling Emergency Bypass on iPhone for specific contacts can help you receive important texts & calls.

The DND (Do not Disturb) feature on the iPhone is a blessing in disguise when you are in important meetings or want some peace. The only problem is you often miss out on some valuable messages. But how to avoid such issues?

All you need to do is to turn on the emergency bypass for special contacts on your iPad or iPhone. Read this article to know the procedure to activate and use this feature precisely. So certain people can facetime, call, or text you when required.

Keep reading!

What is the Emergency Bypass on iPhone?

Emergency bypass on iPhone is a special feature that allows you to customize settings for DND mode. In general, you won’t receive any notification for text, call, or facetime when you have enabled DND( Do not disturb) mode.

But activating the iPhone emergency bypass for specific contacts will show notifications, and messages on your screen. Even if you have turned the ringer switch to silent mode, you will still receive facetime, audio & video calls ringing out loud.

Let us tell you that you can also use the ‘‘Always Allow Calls from‘ feature that works for single and multiple contacts. Also, there is no need to create a new group.

How To Turn On Emergency Bypass On Iphone?

Though Emergency Bypass is one of the most useful features available on iPhone, and iPad. But still, not many people know about its existence.

Because this feature is not available in DND( or focus) settings. Follow our step-by-step procedure to locate and enable the emergency bypass on iPhone.

How To Activate Emergency Bypass For Text And Phone Calls?

To begin with, launch the contacts app on your iPhone. Although it is by default there on your iPhone. But somehow, if it’s not available you can download it from the App store.

Step 1: Open the Contacts, and select the specific contact.

Step 2: Now click on the ‘Edit’ in the top right corner.

Step 3: Scroll down and click on the Ringtone.

Step 4: Slide the button to activate Emergency Bypass.

Step 5: Tap on ‘Done’ at the top right corner.

Step 6: Likewise, tap on the ‘Text tone’ to turn on the iPhone

Here you go! Now your iPhone is all set to ring and receive messages for selected contacts during DND mode. You can choose a sublime ringtone for such contacts.

Experts tip:To disable this feature in the future, follow the same steps and toggle off the emergency bypass.

How To Enable Emergency Bypass For Facetime?

  1. Open the FaceTime app on your device.

  2. Now, enter the contact name manually or tap on the “i” button available on the far-right.

  3. The next step is to tap on the ‘Edit’ in the top right corner.

  4. Scroll down and you’ll notice the ‘Ringtone’ and ‘Text Tone’.

  5. Tap on the ‘Ringtone’ to enable the ‘Emergency Bypass’ in DND mode.

  6. Similarly, Tap on the ‘Text tone’ to activate the ‘Emergency Bypass’. So, you’ll be able to receive the notifications.

Pro Tip: Follow the same procedure to disable the Facetime calls on your iPhone in silent or DND mode.

Wrapping Up:

Now you know how to turn on the iPhone Emergency Bypass mode for receiving calls and messages in the ‘Do not Disturb’ Mode. No matter what once you have turned on this great feature, your phone will ring loud even if you have moved the ringer switch to silent mode.

So. go ahead, change your preferences for special contacts, and take advantage of this unique feature.

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