How to Turn Off Alarms and Notifications During Calls in Android Marshmallow

The various apps on your Android Marshmallow can alert you to updates or news in a number of different ways.

Whether it’s a text message, an email, or a piece of data in a third-party app that requires your attention, there are many types of notifications you can receive.

But you may have found that these notifications occasionally come while you are in the middle of a phone call, which can be distracting or unwanted.

Fortunately, there is a setting in the Phone app that you can change so that these notifications, as well as any alarms that you have set, won’t sound while you are on a phone call.

How to Prevent Alarms and Notifications During Phone Calls in Marshmallow

The steps in this article were performed on a Samsung Galaxy On5 in the Android Marshmallow operating system.

Following the steps below will change a setting on your device so that alarms and notifications are muted when you are on a phone call.

Step 1: Open the Phone app.

open the marshmallow phone app

Step 2: Touch the More button at the top-right of the screen.

tap the more button

Step 3: Select the Settings option.

open phone settings

Step 4: Scroll down and choose the Call alerts option.

select the call alerts option

Step 5: Tap the button to the right of Notify during calls to prevent alarms and notifications from sounding during your calls.

how to block notifications during calls in android marshmallow

Now that you know how to turn off alarms and notifications during calls on the Samsung Glaaxy On5, you will no longer experience disruptions when you are in the middle of a call and one of those items occurs.

Are you getting a lot of unwanted spam or telemarketing calls from a particular number? Learn how to block a number in Android Marshmallow so that you stop receiving communication attempts from that number.

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