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In today’s world, we are receiving hundreds of messages and emails from social media, Slack, our emails, and multiple other platforms. At some point, there tends to be too many messages coming in and staying docked becomes a problem. 

Distraction-free environments are the lifeline of productive work. Taking simple actions like Turning on Do Not Disturb allows you to actually get work done without constantly checking your phone or other platforms. 

Do Not Disturb on Mac is a popular way to reduce distractions and focus on your priorities. To learn how to use Do Not Disturb on your Mac, follow the steps below. Once you are configured, you can set a specific time during the day when you stop receiving notifications. 

How to Turn On Do Not Disturb 

Step #1: Click on the Sidebar Icon on the top right hand of your screen  

Step #2: Click Notifications and turn on Do Not Disturb 

Toggle On Do Not Disturb

You can actually head over to System Preferences -- Notifications to set a schedule for when you would like to turn on and off Do Not Disturb on your Mac. In a world full of distractions, it is extremely important that you stay focused on the task at hand and reduce the amount of notifications at any given time. Taking the time to turn on small settings like Do Not Disturb only helps!

If you enjoyed our video tutorial on how to turn on Do Not Disturb on your Mac, check out the rest of our How to Use the Internet series. This Youtube series of short video demonstrations are designed to teach users various online skills through visual storytelling, like how to stop seeing horror movie ads on Youtube and how to turn on dark mode on a Mac.

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