Apple has acknowledged the iOS 6 Do Not Disturb bug that was reported by
some users on New Year's Eve. It also claimed that the service will
start functioning without any bugs after January 7.
earlier iOS 6's 'Do Not Disturb' feature, which basically allows a user
to silent all calls, messages and notifications, reportedly went kaput
for many users on New Year's Eve. Unsuspecting iOS 6 users found the
scheduling of DND to be completely off track. A few of them found DND
running on the phone without being switched by the user, while it
wouldn't shut off for others.
Apple's support article confirmed
that iPhone, iPad and iPod touch were all impacted by the issue, which
all but confirms that it is a core iOS 6, not limited to a single
Apple also suggested users should manually turn
notifications off and on as a workaround until 'normal service' is
resumed post January 7.
After January 1st, 2013, Do Not Disturb mode stays on past its scheduled end time.
Not Disturb scheduling feature will resume normal functionality after
January 7, 2013. Before this date, you should manually turn the Do Not
Disturb feature on or off.
To turn off the scheduling feature, tap Settings > Notifications > Do Not Disturb and switch Scheduled to Off.