As we know Focus Mode is the new name of the Do Not Disturb feature in iOS 15, iPadOS 15 and macOS Monterey. This mode, you can activate it while you are working or doing important things so that you don’t get distracted. In this guide, we will learn how to enable Focus mode on Mac.
Focus mode disables notifications, calls from applications, and other processes that may be distracting you while you work or drive. There are several ways to enable Focus Mode on the Mac, which we’ll discuss below.
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Activate Focus Mode from the Control Center
We also know that Apple has also launched the Control Center on Mac. Via the top bar, you can click on the control icon and then activate Focus Mode.
If you want to activate a different focus profile on the Mac, click on the little arrow next to the “Focus” menu to find the focus profile in the Control Center.
Finally, select the appropriate focus profile for you to use.
Enable Focus Mode via System Preferences
The System Preferences menu also lets you make necessary changes to your Mac, including enabling Focus Mode. Here’s how.
Press the Apple icon in the upper left corner, then select System Preferences from the list that appears.
In the System Preferences window, click on a “Notifications & Focus” option.
In the menu that appears, select Tab Focus. Then, select the profile on which you want to activate this mode, and then activate the button next to the Personal option “Personal”.
Enable Auto Focus mode on Mac
You can also automatically enable focus mode on your Mac based on time, location and application. Here’s how to do it.
Well, let’s say you start work at eight in the morning and finish at four in the afternoon. In this case, you can set the Work Focus profile to automatically turn on at XNUMX hours, and the Mac will also automatically turn it off at XNUMX hours. Of course, all this is to make your work calm and quiet.
Click on the Apple icon at the top, then select a System Preferences option. After that, press Notifications and Focus section “Notifications & Focus”.
Under the Focus tab, select the focus profile to set automatically. And in the Turn On Automatically list, click the + sign and then select the desired automatic option based on time, location or schedule.
Depending on the default option you selected, follow the instructions that appear and set it up.
The focus mode feature is very important for working quietly and without distraction on your Mac. Keep in mind that you can also use this feature on iPhone and iPad.