Apple iPhone or iPad user enables Do Not Disturb feature when they don’t want a notification sound or call when the phone is locked. For example, the user allows DND while they attend a meeting and don’t want to disturb by notification or any call. But sometimes people hesitate because of missing an important call or notification by someone’s VIP contacts. So to solve this problem, Apple adds the “Emergency bypass” (Emergency Bypass for individual Contact on iPhone) feature in iOS. Emergency bypass does work to override Do Not Disturb for each Contact on iPhone Contact app.
Don’t want to miss a call and receive a text for individual Contact with enabled DND mode iPhone? You will have to update iOS. Emergency SOS call, and Emergency bypass features are only available in the latest iOS running iPhone.
Do you want to know how to turn on/off Emergency Bypass for specific Contacts on iPhone and iPad? Let us go with the following Steps. In iOS 15 and later, A new Focus Mode was introduced upper section of the DND mode.
- Step 1. Open up the Contacts app on your iPhone.
- Step 2. Next up, select a contact.
- Step 3. Tap on the Edit button from the top-right side corner.
- Step 4. Now you will have to tap on the Text or Ringtone labeled on the Contact screen.
Now read carefully – if you want notifications sounds even DND is on, tap Text; the same way, if you wish to receive ringtone sound with enabled DND, then select Ringtone. Moreover, if you want Text + Ringtone, you can turn on both, depending on you.
Step 5. Turn Switch next to the Emergency Bypass ON.
So now, you will receive sound and text for this specific contact. As well as, while you want to disable them, you have to follow the above steps and, in the end, turn off the Emergency bypass. That’s it.