Apple says iOS 6's "Do Not Disturb" bug will fix itself next week

Apple says iOS 6's
Starting on New Years Day, iOS 6 users began to report a strange bug with the "Do Not Disturb" feature on their Apple devices. The bug made it so that the "Do Not Disturb" option didn't automatically toggle off when it was supposed to, leading to plenty of missed calls and messages. Apple has confirmed that there is a bug, but says that it isn't planning to do anything about it, because the bug should fix itself next week.

Apple confirmed in a support post that there is a bug which causes the "Do Not Disturb" mode to stay on after its scheduled time, but the support page also notes that Apple won't be providing a fix. Apple doesn't explain, but says that the bug will be fixed automatically on January 7th, and says that before then "you should manually turn the Do Not Disturb feature on or off."

source: Apple

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31 Comments

1. wendygarett unregistered

Hope the bug can fixed, so that I can switch on "do not disturb" from those fandroid :p

4. PhenomFaz

Posts: 1236; Member since: Sep 26, 2012

dont hate on us and we wont hate on you fanboys!

8. wendygarett unregistered

I don't hate you, I just want you to leave me alone :(

13. darkkjedii

Posts: 31101; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Phenom I feel u and agree, but that was a good one though lol

7. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

This is exactly what I mean Wendy. Thriving for attention. Its getting old now....

17. darkkjedii

Posts: 31101; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

But don't u think all the senseless attack, and disses against iOS and its users is getting old now too?

18. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

When iOS users talk nonsense (Mxy, Galltio,) about how perfect Apple and iOS is, is it wrong to point out flaws that invalids that statement? No, because it leads to a discussion. Some users take it too far, yes, but if you can't have a conversation like a normal human being, then there's a problem. I'm a Android fanatic, yes, but I do like WP8 and webOS. iOS, in my opinion, is stale and has not changed at all since 2007. Agree with me or not, it leads to a discussion.

19. darkkjedii

Posts: 31101; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

I agree but some discussion is disrespectful too bro. If u noticed I said senseless attacks and disses

12. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

"fix itself next week" Hm... and what if you for some reasons turn back the date in your phone, does bug will return? And then can we call this bug as fixed?

14. darkkjedii

Posts: 31101; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

What if it doesn't, and all is well? Will u leave the issue alone?

21. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

"What if it doesn't, and all is well?" In software world bugs don't disappear just like that without any update. In current case it has something to do with date.

22. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

Read comment #20 ! My guess was right !

24. lauremar

Posts: 181; Member since: Feb 29, 2012

iTROLL

2. anywherehome

Posts: 971; Member since: Dec 13, 2011

no default apps selection, no keyboards, no widgets.....it will fix by itself too? :)

5. PhenomFaz

Posts: 1236; Member since: Sep 26, 2012

well i understand that there might be some update apple is releasing but the way the article headline reads it makes it look like as if Apple is sitting in a corner and praying for the bug to fix itself...LOL!

15. darkkjedii

Posts: 31101; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

I know one thing. This is a great feature that has vastly improved my sleep, so apple get it fixed yaaaaaaaaawwwwwwnnn lol.

3. BREvenson

Posts: 240; Member since: May 17, 2012

As much as I am glad that Apple is fixing yet another mishap caused by their hardware/software, it's not right to say it will fix itself automatically. Once again, Apple is not claiming responsibility for their problems. How many times do they have to BS their own customers before they wake up and smell it? "Don't hold the phone like that", "The purple flare is considered normal", "the more people use it (Apple Maps), the better it will get"...come on! If I wanted to deal with that much bull, I'd move to Pamplona.

6. tiara6918

Posts: 2263; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

Looks like apple wants to disturb its users during their dreams after all. They should just call this feature "Do Disturb"

9. fanboy1974

Posts: 1345; Member since: Nov 12, 2011

Proof that iOS hasn't changed since released. How many years in a row has this happened at the beginning of the year?

10. roscuthiii

Posts: 2383; Member since: Jul 18, 2010

Somebody forgot to carry the one... hate when that happens!

11. AeroPrime

Posts: 175; Member since: Feb 21, 2011

haha bugs bugs bugs.... it seems the bugs are pretty major.

16. Raymond_htc

Posts: 430; Member since: Apr 06, 2012

Geez I wonder how does a bug fixes on its ownself in a week time. Apple.. you are a GENIUS. Meh.

20. gravityron

Posts: 46; Member since: Aug 07, 2012

I set my date ahead on my iPhone and the problem went away. I set the date back to today, and back came the problem.

23. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

My guess was right!

25. adrian1559

Posts: 3; Member since: Mar 04, 2012

And fix the touch screen problems with iPhone 5 that some people have been having if its a software issue please

26. opensourceftw

Posts: 148; Member since: Jan 01, 2013

Another day, another iphone 5 flaw LOL

27. dragonstkdgirl

Posts: 144; Member since: Apr 07, 2012

Is it just me, or does Apple seem to find it extremely difficult to make their products work correctly at the start of every year? New Year's and Daylight Savings Time both seem to be not that big of a hurdle for other phone manufacturers (Samsung, LG, Blackberry, Nokia, Motorola, etc). If they're so fantastic, why do we keep dealing with the same bugs over and over? .....*facepalm*

28. fervid

Posts: 183; Member since: Nov 22, 2011

Good to have my DND back...now Apple actually needs to fix it before it happens again instead of just waiting it out.

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