The concentration mode built into Android allows you to pause apps that distract you and hide the notifications.
If you have to concentrate on your work, but are constantly disturbed by a vibrating smartphone or the flashing of new notifications on the display, you usually only have the alternative of switching the smartphone to mute or to “do not disturb” mode. However, you can then only be reached to a limited extent.
Starting with Android 10, this is much more targeted with the so-called concentration mode. This allows you to pause apps that distract you and hide the notifications. The corresponding option is part of the Android standard and only needs to be activated. You can find this in the settings under “Digital Wellbeing & Parental Control Settings / Concentration Mode”. In this view you select all apps whose notifications you want to hide for a certain period of time.
The concentration mode from Android 10 suppresses the notifications of the previously selected apps.
On the one hand, the mode can be activated time-controlled. To do this, use the “Set schedule” function in the concentration mode and enter the days of the week and the times in which you do not want to be disturbed in the following window.
Alternatively, the quick start view offers you a correspondingly named button. After you have displayed and activated this via the pencil symbol, the notifications of the previously defined apps are suppressed. Nothing stands in the way of concentrated work.
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