Android phones have a bad habit of beeping during important meetings or buzzing in the middle of the night. Meanwhile, iOS devices and the brand-new, Android Lollipop-powered Nexus and Motorola phones have it lucky.

For silent mode, click and hold the volume-down button until the vibrate icon appears, then click the button one more time.

On the iOS side, there’s the easy-to-use Do Not Disturb mode, which keeps iPhones and iPads silent save for the most important calls. (Just tap Settings, Do Not Disturb to get started, or swipe up from the bottom of the screen to reveal the Control Center and tap the Do Not Disturb button.)

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