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How to set up iPhone Do Not Disturb app/call/message exceptions ?

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That do not disturb feature is an important feature in iPhones which allows blocking unnecessary notifications or call while you are doing some important work. The DND feature added new control to activate DND while driving. However there is surely some calls, urgent messages that we do not wish to miss.

In this article we will explain how you can set up exceptions in iPhone do not disturb feature which will allow you to access certain messages or calls while the iPhone is in DND mode. These are supported on iPhone 12, iPhone 11, XR, XS etc on latest iOS 14.

Add call Exception to DND on iPhone

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Allow calls from Favourites :

You can add important contacts to favourite and allow your iPhone to ring for calls received from favourite contacts. To turn on this exception for favourite calls go to setting open DND settings and turn on lock calls from favourite.

Adding DND app exception in iPhone/ iOS 14

Allow Repeated calls:

You can turn off this feature to add exception to DND feature in iPhone, when someone calls you more than one time within a timeframe of three minutes. This is surely a good feature which is use that if someone is calling you continuously it could be an important call.

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Add Message Exception to DND on iPhone:

There is no setting to add exception to messages but there is a way to over ID and settings for an urgent message. While sending iMessage to iPhone this mark that urgent, has exception in DND. To send Messages as urgent on iPhone, follow up the text with the word urgent.

Unfortunately you cannot at exception to a particular app like WhatsApp for the notification till now in the latest iOS 14. Maybe in the future updates of iPhone/ iOS we may see this feature to add exception app in DND mode, for now there is no way to add an app as exception to DND.

But it is worth noting that emergency alerts, alarms and timers are by default exception to DND in iPhone. You don’t have to change or edit any settings for these notifications. Same is the case for CarPlay, if you are driving and using CarPlay then all the calls received will be diverted to CarPlay even in DND mode.

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Hope this article helps you to explain DND settings and adding exception to DND feature in iPhone.

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STEAM “purchase for myself” link not working [Fix]

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Many users are facing issue while making a purchase on STEAM. When you try to buy Valve complete bundle on Steam, it will not work. Also if you have few games in the cart and when you will press purchase for myself or purchase as a gift nothing happens, it will not work.

Steam purchase link not working : 2021

Even if you have money in your wallet or you have a gift card the user is not able to purchase the game on steam. Even if you succeeds to purchase the game and bought a game but it will get stuck on pending transaction.  Payment is still pending for my games.

For example While trying to buy life is strange episodes and rocket league , added them to cart and click on purchase for myself nothing happens , tried multiple time but not working. After clicking “Purchase for myself” button and see only “Login” title and white empty page

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How to fix Steam purchase not working/ Payment Stuck 2021

Solution 1: Check Server Status

If you are also not able to make a purchase on STEAM then this could be issue with their server getting slow. You can check server status here at https://steamstat.us/ and it this show server in your region is not working properly then you might face issue like STEAM “purchase for myself” not working. 

Solution 2: Try on different devices

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If you are doing it in the app, do it in the browser, if you are in the browser do it in the app. Worked for me

Solution 3: Pay using Steam Wallet

This is a workaround which can help you to purchase game if Steam. First you should try adding money to steam wallet. Now try to make a purchase on steam. This may now work with better chances.

Hopefully this helps.

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Gif file saved as normal photo on iPhone 12 [Solved]

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Many iPhone user are facing issue with  downloaded gif files. The downloaded gif files in the iPhone are saved as normal photo. Any GIF file downloaded from browser only save a photo of it and not the actual gif with multiple frames.

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The issue in happening on the latest iOS 14 as well. The issue is with only downloaded gif in the iPhone from internet using a web browser. There is no problem in downloading the GIF to google chrome but the problem is downloading a gif from chrome to your photo album on iPhone. In the iPhone Gif Animation is not playing.   This can be issue with iOS version or with the GIF file itself.

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If you are also facing this issue than we have listed below workaround for the issue. Please try these and let us know if it helps to fix the issue.

 

How to fix iPhone GiF Animation not playing : iOS 14/ iPhone 12, 11 Pro Max, XS,XR,8/7/6s Plus

 

If Gif in the iPhone album is saving as normal photo  then this could be issue with the Chrome as other browsers are working just fine. In iPhone if a GIF are saving as normal photo then try changing the browser to download the GIF file. Like in Bing Browser or  , Aloha browser etc works well. The GIF downloaded from these browsers opens normally in the iPhone album.

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Why is Instagram not letting me like Phots/posts 2021?

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Many a times you may face a situation where Instagram don’t let you like, comment or follow people. This is very common policy from Instagram. A very common reason is you have crossed the limits set to like posts. This may be limited to number of post sent in a day or rate at which you are liking the photos on Instagram.

Unable to like Instagram posts

While there are chances that Instagram is a Block distantly in this case you can try to send or contact them through their contact page. 

So below are the possible reason if you are not able to like picture in Instagram:

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  1. Using  Autobots to like post – – Instagram have strict policy against Autobots. If it finds you are using Bots to like posts it may permanently disable your account. .
  2. You have crossed the limit of post in an hour. Same is the case or commenting and follow request. 
  3. Instagram had mistakenly detected your account for spamming. You should contact Instagram with valid reasons. 
  4. You are using a VPN. In this case also Instagram finds your request from suspicious IP address and may block your activities. 

How to fix Unable to like post on Instagram on iPhone/Android/iPad/PC/Mac:

Quick Fix: Log Out/ Login or Uninstall Instagram and reinstall 

If you are in hurry and can’t wait for Instagram team to reactivate all your ID access. First Try logging out from your Insta account and login back again. If still issue persists uninstalling and reinstalling Instagram app should help. 

In general you should wait for some time or a day to reactivate all access of your account. If after couple of days your account is not working normally you should contact Instagram.  Follow link to access help centre of Instagram  https://help.instagram.com/

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