Apple Says 'Do Not Disturb' Bug to Resolve Itself on Monday, January 7th

Some users discovered that the scheduling portion of the "Do Not Disturb" feature in iOS 6 failed to work after New Year's Eve. The scheduling would turn itself on as scheduled, but would fail to turn itself off again.

Apple reports in a support article that Do Not Disturb scheduling will begin working properly again after January 7, 2013.

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Symptoms

After January 1st, 2013, Do Not Disturb mode stays on past its scheduled end time.

Resolution

Do Not Disturb scheduling feature will resume normal functionality after January 7, 2013. Before this date, you should manually turn the Do Not Disturb feature on or off.

To turn off the scheduling feature, tap Settings > Notifications > Do Not Disturb and switch Scheduled to Off.

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Top Rated Comments

Rogifan Avatar
151 months ago
First world problems here...
Score: 39 Votes (Like | Disagree)
ikramerica Avatar
151 months ago
So what happens next year?

And what about other issues? Should we turn our phone off for several days?

Unacceptable Apple!

So true. I'm not usually one to cry "unacceptable" but this truly is. "Don't use it for a week and it will resolve itself" is just a crap answer for a third rate company, not acceptable for the "it just works" company.

The bug is so bad, that even the act of adjusting the on time for the feature turns it on instantly.

So, what else isn't working that Apple knows about and doesn't give a damn about? Privacy features? Security features?

They are basically telling millions of customers that they don't give a damn.

Google or Samsung need an add making fun on this one...
Score: 39 Votes (Like | Disagree)
shurcooL Avatar
151 months ago
So just ignore the problem and it will go away eventually.
Score: 34 Votes (Like | Disagree)
syavno Avatar
151 months ago
"You're holding it wrong."
Score: 33 Votes (Like | Disagree)
herocero Avatar
151 months ago
wow

this is so absolutely mind-boggling. it will resolve itself on the 7th, so just relax? really? what a message to send to customers, i'm really floored.
Score: 32 Votes (Like | Disagree)
blizaine Avatar
151 months ago
I view this more as a feature than a bug.
Score: 26 Votes (Like | Disagree)