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Lder Insurance has launched the DPVAT Transit Mode app, which blocks calls and messages while the user is driving. Compatible with Android phones, the app also lets you send automatic replies to people who contact you via text message on WhatsApp or SMS, for example. The app allows you to set a general phrase to be used as an automatic reply to all contacts or to customize the phrase sent to specific friends.

In the following tutorial, learn how to use DPVAT Traffic Mode to avoid calls and messages while driving. The procedure was performed on a Moto G7 Play with Android 9.0 (Pie), but the tips also apply to other devices with the Google system. The app has no iPhone (iOS) verse.

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Learn how to set up and use the DPVAT Transit Mode app on your mobile. Photo: Playback / Helito BeggioraLearn how to set up and use the DPVAT Transit Mode app on your mobile. Photo: Playback / Helito Beggiora

Learn how to set up and use the DPVAT Transit Mode app on your mobile. Photo: Playback / Helito Beggiora

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Step 1. Install the DPVAT Transit Mode app on your mobile phone. When opening it for the first time, tap the button in the lower right corner to advance the input screens. Then tap "Sign Up" to create a free account. You can also use your Google or Facebook account data;

Initial app setup Transit Mode DPVAT Photo: Playback / Helito BeggioraInitial app setup Transit Mode DPVAT Photo: Playback / Helito Beggiora

Initial app setup Transit Mode DPVAT Photo: Playback / Helito Beggiora

Step 2. The DPVAT Traffic Mode app informs you about the need to enable access to app notifications. Tap "OK" to access Android settings. By there, enable the right option of the app name and confirm;

Enable access to DPVAT Traffic Mode notifications Photo: Play / Helito BeggioraEnable access to DPVAT Traffic Mode notifications Photo: Play / Helito Beggiora

Enable access to DPVAT Traffic Mode notifications Photo: Play / Helito Beggiora

Step 3. Under "Standard Message", you can enable or disable automatic replies and customize the message text. To do so, go to the option and tap "Edit general message";

Configuring DPVAT Traffic Mode Automatic Response Photo: Playback / Helito BeggioraConfiguring DPVAT Traffic Mode Automatic Response Photo: Playback / Helito Beggiora

Configuring DPVAT Traffic Mode Automatic Response Photo: Playback / Helito Beggiora

Step 4. Tap the message to edit it or select a saved text. That done, press "Save" and "Return to Home Screen";

Configuring DPVAT Traffic Mode Automatic Response Photo: Playback / Helito BeggioraConfiguring DPVAT Traffic Mode Automatic Response Photo: Playback / Helito Beggiora

Configuring DPVAT Traffic Mode Automatic Response Photo: Playback / Helito Beggiora

Step 5. To send a personalized reply to specific contacts, tap Create Message. Select the desired contacts and tap the arrow cone as shown in the image;

Configuring Response to Specific Contacts with DPVAT Transit Mode Photo: Playback / Helito BeggioraConfiguring Response to Specific Contacts with DPVAT Transit Mode Photo: Playback / Helito Beggiora

Configuring Response to Specific Contacts with DPVAT Transit Mode Photo: Playback / Helito Beggiora

Step 6. Tap "Next" and then press "Create New Message". You can also select a saved message. That done, tap "Next";

Configuring DPVAT Transit Mode Specific Contact Response Photo: Playback / Helito BeggioraConfiguring DPVAT Transit Mode Specific Contact Response Photo: Playback / Helito Beggiora

Configuring DPVAT Transit Mode Specific Contact Response Photo: Playback / Helito Beggiora

Step 7. Choose if you want to share your location with the selected contacts and press "Next". That done, tap "Back to home screen";

Configuring DPVAT Transit Mode Specific Contact Response Photo: Playback / Helito BeggioraConfiguring DPVAT Transit Mode Specific Contact Response Photo: Playback / Helito Beggiora

Configuring DPVAT Transit Mode Specific Contact Response Photo: Playback / Helito Beggiora

Step 8. In "Manage Contacts" you can see the contacts with custom message and edit the phrase or delete;

Managing DPVAT Auto-Respondent Contacts Photo: Playback / Helito BeggioraManaging DPVAT Auto-Respondent Contacts Photo: Playback / Helito Beggiora

Managing DPVAT Auto-Respondent Contacts Photo: Playback / Helito Beggiora

Step 9. Tap "Joined Messages" to edit and delete an automatic reply. If you want to create a new sentence, tap the "+" button;

Managing Automatic Responses in DPVAT Transit Mode Photo: Playback / Helito BeggioraManaging Automatic Responses in DPVAT Transit Mode Photo: Playback / Helito Beggiora

Managing Automatic Responses in DPVAT Transit Mode Photo: Playback / Helito Beggiora

Step 10. After setting up the DPVAT Traffic Mode app, whenever you are driving, tap "Enable". By doing this for the first time, some permissions will be requested. Always tap "Allow".

Activating app Transit Mode DPVAT Photo: Playback / Helito BeggioraActivating app Transit Mode DPVAT Photo: Playback / Helito Beggiora

Activating app Transit Mode DPVAT Photo: Playback / Helito Beggiora

Ready! Take advantage of tips on using the DPVAT Traffic Mode app to avoid notifications and automatically respond to people as you drive.

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