In Apple’s brand new operating system iOS 11 introduce a new safety feature for vehicle drivers called Do Not Disturb While Driving. Indeed this function does work to block incoming calls, text messages and Notifications while you’re driving. The flagship aim of the company that the cutting down on distractions to prevent accidents and focus only on the trip. It works while your iPhone detects the acceleration of your car or other vehicles like truck, motorbike, etc. But many users reporting their issue on Apple support do not disturb while driving not working. However, it is enabled as well as connected with car bluetooth, a hands-free accessory or manually.
We have found the standard set of solutions to fix DND while driving won’t work on iPhone 7 Plus and earlier iOS 11 supported models.
Related Article – Set up and use Do Not Disturb on iPhone and iPad
Solution to Fix Do Not Disturb While Driving Not Working on iPhone running iOS 11.xx
The guide is useful for all iOS 11 supported devices including iPhone 5S/SE, iPhone 6/6 Plus, iPhone 6S/6S Plus, iPhone 7/ 7 plus, iPhone 8/8 Plus, iPhone X and iPads.
First and foremost point is you should make confirm that Do not disturb while driving is turned On/Green.
Get More: How to Enable Do Not Disturb While Driving on iPhone
If toggle already enabled then, please turn off it, wait for five seconds, now again turn on, and Test again.
Fix #1. Check for Software Update when Do not disturb while driving not working
You should check for new available update. Cause sometimes on your device running operating system comes with the bugs. (Hint to solve error – unable to check for update iOS)
Settings → General → Software Update
Fix #2. Restart your Device
Restarting your iOS device can resolve the subtle glitch.
To restart your iPhone – Pressing and holding on Power button until your appear drag slide to power off. Pull to the right side and power of your iPhone. Next up, again follow same practice to power on Phone as you usually do. Get here – how to restart iPhone without Power button
Fix #3. iPhone Do Not Disturb While Driving Grayed out
While you unable to change do not disturb while driving, I mean disable/enable then you need to check restriction settings. Cause sometimes knowingly or accidentally turn restrictions.
Step #1. Go to Settings App from your iPhone home screen.
Step #2. Tap General.
Step #3. Restrictions – Enter passcode.
Step #4. Scroll down the restrictions settings screen Tap on Do Not Disturb While Driving above Game Center and tap Allow Changes.
If you are sitting as a passenger at that moment feature, seems annoying. So that you will have to turn off by pressing on notification and then tap on, I’m Not Driving.
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If you ever find any other ways to fix this problem then don’t forget to share your sound in the comments. Let me know which troubleshot help you to solve Auto DND while Driving cannot work.
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