I only just stumbled on to this major flaw the last two nights as my group decided to have all nighters in Pokerstars for a change. I went to bed early and my iPhone started ringing in the middle of the night and woke everyone up. I look at the lock screen and I see the group channel name is trying to call me via the regular iPhone call menu, but my Discord was off. So naturally I try looking for setting to turn this off that I might have forgot. Seems that there is no way at all to turn this off. So a quick search on the net I find out this is related to a thing called callkit? A handy thing that even when the app isn't running and all notifications are turned off in settings, still comes through via your regular call menu on your phone. It completely bypasses everything too, even the Do Not Disturb setting. So I tested this with friends with iPhones this morning to see if it happened to them as well. Same thing for them.
So we try all possible workarounds not to be disturbed at night. It seems the only way to silence the Discord app (even when it is OFF, app, settings, etc) is to turn your phone on silent and all vibration haptics off. The call still comes through, but what if my mother calls me in the middle of the night when she is having a heart attack and my phone is on silent? The only other way for regular calls to come through but not Discords is to turn off Wifi for the entire phone, AND mobile data for the app and going through those steps every single night and morning. Sorry, but that is just complete bullshit!
A lot of arguments on the net right now about who's fault that rrly is. I don't care, but what I do care about is sleep and not having to handicap my phone at the same time so I cant respond to emergencies.
Could you please for the sake of people wanting to have a good nights sleep make a setting in the mobile app to turn calls and group calls from the discord app OFF via one simple button please? That would be really helpful. I could delete discord from my phone too, but I really don't want to because it has no other flaws for me but this one highly intrusive one. If anyone has any other workaround that doesn't involve crippling my device please msg below too.
Thanks for your help