How to silence your Sony Xperia XZ3

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How to silence your Sony Xperia XZ3

How to put your Sony Xperia XZ3 to silent? This is the question we will try to answer in this tutorial. Whether it is to remain quiet, or not to have the inconvenience of an exam, it often happens that you want to put your device on silent. In the first part, we will see how to set your Sony Xperia XZ3 to silent quickly, then we will show you how you can manage the ringtones and notifications priority modes.

Finally, we will study the programmatic mode for silent on your Sony Xperia XZ3, before concluding on the positive and negative aspects of silent mode.

Switch your Sony Xperia XZ3 to silent mode quickly

The easiest way to silence your Sony Xperia XZ3 is to slide the upper part of your screen down. From there you will have access to a new black screen.

A box named 'Audio profiles' will then be available.

Click on it and you will see a choice for different audio modes on your Sony Xperia XZ3. Select the silent mode and your Sony Xperia XZ3 will be in silent mode. Note that alarms and other emergency messages will always ring on your device, we will detail the priority modes in the following section.

Silencing your Sony Xperia XZ3 with priority ringtones

Since the Lollipop version of the Android system, ringtones are now managed by priority modes.

Thus, someone who does not wish to have any ringtones at all, such as a speaker in an operating theater requiring silence who does not wish for noise, vibration or light from his screen, will have an interest in selecting 'No priority' or equivalent in this menu. Ring priority modes are available in the 'Settings' menu, available from the main screen of your Sony Xperia XZ3. Once in this menu, you can go to the 'Sounds and notifications' menu, then to 'Ringtones'. In this menu of your Sony Xperia XZ3 you will have a choice between three options.

  • No ringtone: you will have no vibration, no ringtone or even the screen that lights up.

    Even the alarm clock and other emergency messages from your Sony Xperia XZ3 will be disabled.

    With this mode, your Sony Xperia XZ3 is completely silent.

  • 'Priority' mode: with this mode you deactivate all ringtones, except alarms and other notifications.

    This option is very practical for transforming your Sony Xperia XZ3 into an alarm clock.

  • Mode 'All': the silent mode of your Sony Xperia XZ3 is deactivated.

Put silent mode in programmatic mode on your Sony Xperia XZ3

It is also possible to program the silent mode on your Sony Xperia XZ3. To do this, go to the 'Priorities' tab of your smartphone as in the previous paragraph. In the lower part of this screen you will then have the choice to program a priority at a given time.

This is very practical, for example, to automatically program an alarm mode on your Sony Xperia XZ3 before bedtime.

Silent mode: its advantages and disadvantages

We hope we have helped you silence your Sony Xperia XZ3 via this article.

Be careful, however, with silent mode, as it could cause you to miss important calls or messages.

We therefore recommend that you best manage the squelch on your phone according to your needs!

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