IOS 10 has a new option called for emergency bypass contacts. When this option for a specific contact, alert you of calls and texts contact, even if they do not disturb or silent mode is activated incoming activated.
As you know, allowing not disturb forces your iPhone to silence all calls and alerts you receive. This is a great option to keep your silence your phone while in a meeting or anywhere else, but it also means that you may miss important notifications or even emergency calls.
To resolve this issue, Apple introduced the emergency bypass function in IOS 10 that allows sound and vibration alerts received from specified contacts no matter what. For example, if you enable Do Not Disturb or silent mode on your iPhone and activate the emergency bypass for your dad, then all calls and texts that he will come through.
This is useful, but everyone knows not, because it is deeply hidden contact, which makes it difficult to detect. For how to activate a specific contact emergency bypass, read the following steps.
How to Enable Emergency Bypass for a Contact
Step 1: Launch the Phone application.
Step 2: Go to the Contacts tab.
Step 3: Open the contact you want.
Step 4: Press the Edit button in the upper right corner.
Step 5: If you want all calls from this contact to go and press tone. Otherwise, click Tone text to force the text from.
Step 6: Set the emergency bypass switch to On. You can activate emergency bypass is ringing, text or both.
Now, this allowed for emergency bypass this contact will receive call alerts or text messages loud and clear that contact, even if Do Not Disturb is activated or silent.
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