How to enable quiet mode on Facebook

April 10, 2020

As more and more people continue to withdraw themselves into isolation owing to a busy life, excessive use of mobile apps and social networking sites has become a cause of concern. To curb this menace, Social networking giant – Facebook has come up with a new feature – Quite Mode to help its customers focus more on their family and friends than distant people. For help with enabling the quiet mode on Facebook, read this post.

Quiet Mode helps users manage how they spend their time at home. It is available on Facebook’s ‘Your Time on Facebook’ dashboard and works both manually and on a set schedule, depending upon the user’s preference.

Facebook Quiet Mode

How to activate quiet mode on Facebook?

Quiet Mode, when enabled will let a user mute most of the push notifications. Also, if the user attempts to open the Facebook app while in Quiet Mode, he’ll be reminded to limit his time in the app. Read the instructions given below to enable the quiet mode on Facebook.

  1. Open the Facebook app.
  2. Go to Settings & privacy.
  3. Choose Settings.
  4. Go to Preferences section.
  5. Scroll down to Your time on Facebook entry.
  6. Navigate to the Manage your Time tab.
  7. toggle the switch for quiet mode.

We'll show you the way to activate the Facebook quiet mode iPhone.

How do I turn on quiet mode on Facebook?

To activate the mode, open the Facebook app on your iOS device and go to the Settings & Privacy menu.

Hit the Settings option.

When directed to a new screen, move to the Preferences section.

Facebook Preferences
Facebook Preferences

Scroll down to Your Time on Facebook entry.

Manage Your Time tile
Manage Your Time tile

When directed to a new screen, choose the ‘Manage your time’ tile.

Toggle Quiet Mode
Toggle Quiet Mode

Here, toggle the switch next to the Quiet mode option to enable it right away.

Apply Quiet Mode
Apply Quiet Mode

Configure the time limit for it.

Likewise, you can schedule the Facebook new 'Quiet Mode' by adding a schedule.

Quiet Mode Add Schedule
Quiet Mode Add Schedule

Tap the Add Schedule button.

Schedule Quiet mode facebook
Schedule Quiet mode facebook

Then, select a start time, end time, any day or day of the week for quiet mode. The set schedule will continue until you turn it off.

How do I turn off Quiet Mode in Facebook?

Go to Facebook Settings & Privacy and tap Settings.

Scroll down to the Preferences section and select your time on the Facebook option.

Choose Manage your time tile.

Toggle the switch for Quiet mode to Off position.

All your push notifications and limit notification dots will be unmuted and you'll now more see the reminder about the Quiet mode being on.

Hope you find this information useful!


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