Moon looks beautiful in the sky either it is full or crescent but did you ever wonder what does a crescent moon symbol next to the time on an iPhone mean? If yes then this article is totally for you.


moon on iphone screenThe moon symbol is to represent that you do not want to be disturbed and it automatically diverts all your phone calls to voicemail, prevents your handset from vibrating or ringing for a message.

This most obviously can be described as the “Do not Disturb” mode of your phone which allows you to relax by eliminating all the sounds and notifications from the handy gadget.

When it comes to technology it gives you the freedom to choose what you want to let in your life and what you don’tmoon on iphone screen

The same applies to the “Do Not Disturb” feature, like if you want to shut all the notifications including calls up you can do that or if you only want to ignore the message from some creepy friend you can opt for that.

You have two options to have this advantage of willingly ignore people either you can choose Do Not Disturb settings or you can hide alerts for any message or call from the specific contact.

How to enable hide alerts

This feature not only makes your life easy it is also easy to implicate this amazing feature. All you have to do is follow the steps given below on your iPhone to see a moon on the iPhone screen:

  • Firstly, look for the contact you do not want to hear from.
  • Then tap on the details symbolized by the (i) button.

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  • Then if you have iOS 10 or any earlier model you will see “Do not Disturb” and if you love to stay updated in matters of technology and is using iPhone 11 or an advanced iOS then you will see “Hide Alerts” turn it on.

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  • Same procedure applies if you want to disable the settings. It is as easy as that.