Previously there was only Do Not Disturb feature on older iOS for Night use only and due to the
importance Apple has again added a new do not disturb functionality in iOS 11
called Do Not Disturb while Driving.
Follow the steps to enable or turn on Do Not Disturb While Driving feature in iOS 11 from Control Center on iPhone.
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Driving is very important and you might get many
notifications and alerts while driving, you should never pick the calls and
reply to any notifications while you are driving. But if you don’t want that random
notifications or alerts on your iPhone while driving, then with iOS 11
installed on your iPhone you can enable Do Not Disturb while Driving feature
for your safety.

With Do Not Disturb While Driving enabled in iOS 11, it
silence your all messages, phone calls & notifications while you are driving and protects you from any
distraction.

Follow the steps to enable or turn on Do Not Disturb While
Driving feature in iOS 11 from Control Center.
How to enable Do Not Disturb While Driving in iOS 11 using Control
Center

You need to first add DNDWD toggle to your Control Center.t
is done via Settings app.
#1. Go to Settings app on your iOS device

Follow the steps to enable or turn on Do Not Disturb While Driving feature in iOS 11 from Control Center on iPhone.

#2. Tap on Control Center


Follow the steps to enable or turn on Do Not Disturb While Driving feature in iOS 11 from Control Center on iPhone.

#3. Now, tap on Customize Controls


Follow the steps to enable or turn on Do Not Disturb While Driving feature in iOS 11 from Control Center on iPhone.

#4. Simply tap on the “+” button left to Do Not
Disturb While Driving in more controls section

Follow the steps to enable or turn on Do Not Disturb While Driving feature in iOS 11 from Control Center on iPhone.
Turning On Do Not Disturb while Driving in iOS 11

#1. Swipe up to access Control Center.

#2. Now, tap on the Car icon to turn on Do Not Disturb
While Driving
(DNDWD)

Follow the steps to enable or turn on Do Not Disturb While Driving feature in iOS 11 from Control Center on iPhone.
Now, you will get the notification saying you won’t receive any
alerts while you are driving.
Turning Off Do Not Disturb while Driving in iOS 11

#1. Same as above Swipe up to access Control Center.

#2. Now, tap on the Car icon to turn off the Do Not
Disturb While Driving feature.

Note: When you are in Lock screen and Do Not Disturb While Driving Enabled, simply tap or 3D touch on the DNDWD notification or when pressing the home button, tap on I’m Not Driving to turn off.

Similarly,
You can customize Do Not Disturb While Driving DNDWD functionality even more in iOS 11;
How to Customize Do Not Disturb While Driving on iOS
11

#1. Go to Settings on your iOS device

Follow the steps to enable or turn on Do Not Disturb While Driving feature in iOS 11 from Control Center on iPhone.

#2. Tap on Do Not Disturb


Follow the steps to enable or turn on Do Not Disturb While Driving feature in iOS 11 from Control Center on iPhone.
#3. Scroll down and Tap
on Activate under “Do Not Disturb While Driving.”


Follow the steps to enable or turn on Do Not Disturb While Driving feature in iOS 11 from Control Center on iPhone.

#4. You can see three options here:
Automatically >> When Connected to Car Bluetooth &
>> Manually



Follow the steps to enable or turn on Do Not Disturb While Driving feature in iOS 11 from Control Center on iPhone.

#5. Choose any of the options as your choice.
Likewise, you can set Auto-Reply to and Message While
Driving.

How to Set Auto-Reply for Do Not Disturb While Driving in iOS 11

#1. Go to Settings app >> Do Not Disturb.


#2. Now, scroll down and tap on Auto-Reply To

Here you have a list of options for the Auto reply message
to No One, Recents, Favorites & All Contacts.

#3. You can choose any options

#4. You can also Set the Auto-Reply Message for Do Not
Disturb While Driving in the Auto-Reply option.Follow the steps to enable or turn on Do Not Disturb While Driving feature in iOS 11 from Control Center on iPhone.
That’s it. It’s done. You have now successfully enabled Do Not Disturb While Driving in iOS 11 on iPhone/iPad.

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