If your Samsung phone is the version from Verizon, there is a driving mode on Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus in there by default. This feature enables you to automatically reject calls with messages related to your activity.
In short, whenever someone gives you a call, you can reject the call and send a text message which relates to your activity like “I’ll get back to you later”, “I’m driving right now” even without pressing any button on the keyboard when using Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus driving mode.
As this feature doesn’t need you to even having to look at your phone while driving, it is a really helpful and safe feature. You can turn on the Driving Mode on Samsung Galaxy S9 or Galaxy S9 Plus by following the steps below.
How To Enable Or Disable Driving Mode On Galaxy S9 And Galaxy S9 Plus:
- Open the dedicated Messages+ application in your Verizon phone.
- Select the Menu button which is in the upper-left corner.
- Click the Driving Mode
- Click on Add device in order to connect a Bluetooth device with the drive mode. It is basically the only way this feature will work and stay on.
- When the phone pairs with the Bluetooth device, check the area for the Driving Mode auto-reply option.
As now you know how to enable Driving Mode on Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus, when needed all you need to do to disable it is just uncheck those selected boxes. Moreover, when you select the “Driving Auto-Reply Message” Option, you will be able to edit the default text message to something written by you!
So far this is the only method which can enable Driving Mode on Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus.