I have an Android phone, and can't figure out how to silence notifications while I'm sleeping--I keep waking up because my friends keep texting me during the night. What can I do?
I’m guessing this is a
hypothetical question because I’m not sure how many friends that you have that
want to text you late at night.
But in any case, we've discussed this feature
on iPhones previously, it’s new in the latest version of the Android operating
system 5.0 or Lollipop. In that version there is a feature that allows you to
set a priority mode to only allow notifications in from certain people at
certain times. You can decide to let notifications through from certain people
or from no one or from everyone in a certain time range. That way you can get your
I actually wonder if you might be better off just putting your phone
outside your bedroom at night. But, this is something I've told many teenagers
and they just laugh at me. So in any case if you don’t wish to be bothered,
check out Android’s priority mode but it does require the latest version at
this point which is Lollipop version 5.
More on Priority Mode.