How to automatically answer a phone call in iOS 11

iOS 11 is undoubtedly Apple’s main focus this year. Apple’s new version of iOS will power the company’s upcoming iPhone models when they launch this September. Therefore, the Cupertino company has been working hard for months to improve iOS 11 ahead of the final release.

Apple’s new version of iOS is not a huge improvement to the operating system. However, it includes a lot of handy features that simplify what you do most on your iPhone and iPad. One such feature is Auto-Answer Calls.

As the name suggests, the feature automatically answers an incoming ohone call for you. This comes in handy especially when you are in the middle of something or you are in the car. The feature is a little bit hidden in iOS 11, but don’t worry because we are here to help.

In this guide, we will walk you through the steps to automatically answer a phone call in iOS 11. Before we begin, make sure you are now running iOS 11 to get the feature.

How to automatically answer a phone call in iOS 11

Step one: First off, you need to launch the Settings app from your home screen. Once you are in, scroll down a little bit and tap General to proceed

Step two: Next up, hit Accessibility and select Call Audio Routing

Step three: At the bottom of the page, you will see an option labeled Auto-Answer Calls. Tap on it and make sure you turn on the switch for Auto-Answer Calls at the top of the screen

Step four: You can decide when a phone call is automatically picked up by tapping on the + or – buttons at the bottom of the screen.

How to use Auto-Answer Calls with Do Not Disturb

Do Not Disturb is a great feature that mutes calls and alerts on your iPhone. In this case, you can use Auto-Answer Calls with Do Not Disturb, so only calls from your favorite contacts will be answered automatically. Here is how.

Step one: Open the Settings app on your iPhone, then tap on Do Not Disturb and turn on the switch

Step two: Under the Phone section, tap on Allows Calls From and select Favorites.

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