Turn Silent Mode on or off

You can manually turn on Silent Mode for a specified duration before you perform any important task on your computer. You can turn on Silent Mode for the allowable duration. The Norton product icon displays the turn-on status of Silent Mode in the notification area, at the far right of the taskbar. Your Norton product notifies you after Silent Mode is turned off. After Silent Mode is turned off, your Norton product also displays alerts if it detected any security activities that occurred during the Silent Mode session.

You can turn on or turn off Silent Mode from the Administrative Settings window or Quick Controls in the Settings window. You can also turn on or turn off Silent Mode by using the Norton product icon in the notification area.

Turn on or turn off Silent Mode from the Administrative Settings window

  1. In the Norton product main window, click Settings.

  2. In the Settings window, under Detailed Settings, click Administrative Settings.

  3. Under Silent Mode Settings, in the Silent Mode row, move the On/Off switch to On or Off.

  4. If you turn Silent Mode on, do the following:

    In the Turn on Silent Mode dialog box, in the Select the duration drop-down list, select how long you want to turn on Silent Mode.

  5. In the Settings window, click Apply.

  6. Click OK.

  7. Click Close.

Turn on or turn off Silent Mode from the notification area

  1. In the notification area on the Windows taskbar, right-click the Norton product icon, do one of the following:

    • To turn on Silent Mode, click Turn on Silent Mode, and in the Select the duration drop-down list, select how long you want to turn on Silent Mode.

    • To turn off Silent Mode, click Turn off Silent Mode.

  2. Click OK.

Turn off or turn on Silent Mode from Quick Controls

  1. In the Norton product main window, click Settings.

  2. In the Settings window, under Quick Controls, do one of the following:

    • To turn off Silent Mode, uncheck Silent Mode.

    • To turn on Silent Mode, check Silent Mode, and select the duration for which you want Silent Mode to be turned on from the Turn on Silent Mode dialog box, and click OK.

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DOCID: v47725648_ns_retail_en_us
Operating System: Windows
Last modified: 06/15/2017