How to Stop Laptop Ringing When Phone Rings?

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Laptops have become an integral part of our lives, serving as a hub for work, communication, and . One of the features that can sometimes be a nuisance is the ability for your laptop to ring when your phone receives a call. This can be especially bothersome if you are in a quiet environment or if you are using your laptop for an important task. Fortunately, there are ways to stop your laptop from ringing when your phone rings. In this article, we will guide you through the steps to disable this feature on both your Mac and Windows laptop.

If you are a Mac user, the process is relatively simple. First, open the FaceTime app on your Mac. Then, click on “FaceTime” in the menu bar at the top of your screen and select “Preferences.” In the preferences window, make sure that the box next to “Calls from iPhone” is not checked. If it is, simply click on the box to remove the checkmark. This will prevent your Mac from ringing when your phone receives a call.

On your iPhone, you will need to go to the Settings app. Scroll down and tap on “Phone,” then select “Calls on Other Devices.” Here, you will see an option to “Allow Calls on Other Devices.” Toggle this option on or off depending on your preference. If you want to stop your laptop from ringing, make sure this option is turned off. You can also toggle the individual devices that you want to allow calls on.

For Windows laptop users, the process is a bit different. You will need to access the settings for your calling app or . For example, if you are using Skype, open the Skype app and click on your profile picture or username in the top left corner. From the drop-down menu, select “Settings.” In the settings window, navigate to the “ & Video” tab and look for the option to “Ring on additional device.” Make sure this option is disabled to prevent your laptop from ringing when your phone rings.

If you are using a different calling app or software, the steps may vary. Look for similar settings or preferences related to call notifications and disable any options that ring your laptop when your phone rings.

In addition to disabling the ringing feature, you may also want to customize the notifications for FaceTime or your calling app on your laptop. On a Mac, go to the Apple menu and select “System Preferences.” Then, click on “Notifications” in the sidebar and find FaceTime in the list of on the right. From here, you can change the style of notifications or choose where they are displayed.

On a Windows laptop, you can usually find notification settings by clicking on the notification icon in the taskbar and selecting “All settings.” Then, navigate to “System” and “Notifications & actions.” Look for the settings related to your calling app and customize them to your liking.

By following these steps, you can easily stop your laptop from ringing when your phone receives a call. This can help you maintain a peaceful environment, avoid distractions, and stay focused on your tasks.

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How Do You Stop Your Macbook From Ringing When Your Phone Rings?

To prevent your Macbook from ringing when your phone rings, follow these steps:

1. Open the FaceTime app on your Macbook.
2. In the menu bar at the top of the screen, click on “FaceTime”.
3. From the dropdown menu, select “Preferences”.
4. In the Preferences window, ensure that the checkbox next to “Calls from iPhone” is not selected.
5. If the checkbox is already checked, click on it to remove the checkmark.
6. Once the checkbox is deselected, your Macbook will no longer ring when your phone receives a call.

By unchecking the “Calls from iPhone” option in FaceTime preferences, you effectively disable the feature that allows your Macbook to ring when your phone rings. This setting change ensures that only your phone will receive incoming call notifications, and your Macbook will remain silent.

How Do You Stop Your iPhone Calls From Going to Your Computer?

To prevent your iPhone calls from being forwarded to your computer, you can adjust the settings on your iPhone. Here are the steps to follow:

1. Open the Settings app on your iPhone.
2. Scroll down and tap on the “Phone” option.
3. Within the Phone settings, locate and tap on “Calls on Other Devices.”
4. You will see a toggle switch labeled “Allow Calls on Other Devices.” Toggle this switch to turn it off if it is currently enabled.
5. Once you have turned off the “Allow Calls on Other Devices” option, you will see a list of devices that are connected to your iCloud account.
6. To disable call forwarding to a specific device, simply toggle off the switch next to that device's name.

By following these steps, you will be able to stop your iPhone calls from being forwarded to your computer or any other devices you have connected to your iCloud account.

Remember that disabling this feature will prevent your iPhone calls from ringing on other devices, but it will not affect the ability to make and receive calls on your iPhone itself.

How Do You Turn Off Call Notifications On Your Mac?

To disable call notifications on your Mac, follow these steps:

1. Open “System Preferences” by clicking on the Apple menu in the top-left corner of your screen and selecting “System Preferences”.

2. In the System Preferences window, click on the “Notifications” icon. It is represented by a speech bubble.

3. On the left-hand side of the Notifications window, locate and click on “FaceTime” in the list of applications.

4. Once you have selected FaceTime, you will see various notification options on the right-hand side of the window.

5. To completely turn off call notifications for FaceTime, uncheck the box next to “Allow Notifications from FaceTime”.

6. If you only want to disable certain types of notifications, you can customize the alert style, sound, and other options by selecting the corresponding dropdown menus and checkboxes.

7. After making the desired changes, close the Notifications window.

By following these steps, you will successfully disable call notifications for FaceTime on your Mac.

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Sanjeev Singh

Sanjeev is the tech editor at DeviceMAG. He has a keen interest in all things technology, and loves to write about the latest developments in the industry. He has a passion for quality-focused journalism and believes in using technology to make people's lives better. He has worked in the tech industry for over 15 years, and has written for some of the biggest tech blogs in the world. Sanjeev is also an avid photographer and loves spending time with his family.