RAYMOND OGLESBY @RaymondOglesby2
December 1, 2021
Apple has tools to help you track your iPhone usage. Apple’s Screen Time settings include a bunch of handy things to help you foster healthy phone habits. That includes setting limits for how much you can use apps and checking up on your screen time. Let’s explore this feature.
This is for the iPhone
First, launch the Settings app from the Home screen. Refer to the below image:
Next, scroll down to Screen Time. See the below image:
Now, you will need to turn on Screen Time. Tap Turn On Screen Time to proceed. See the following image:
Next, a pop-up will appear with information about what you can do with Screen Time. Tap the Continue button at the bottom of the screen. Refer to the below image:
Now, you can choose whether this is your iPhone or your child’s iPhone. For this post, , we are focusing on checking your own Screen Time. See the below image:
Next, Screen Time usage is only recorded after you opt-in to the feature. You will not be able to retroactively view past screen time data. However, once you use your phone for a while, you will see data in the chart. Tap See All Activity for a deeper breakdown. See the following image:
Now, you will see the apps that are taking up that Screen Time. Refer to the below image:
To turn off Screen Time, navigate to:
Settings > Screen Time
and scroll down to the bottom. Here, tap on the Turn Off Screen Time option. Note! all your Screen Time stats will be reset.
This is a quick and easy way to get a glimpse at how you are using your phone. These numbers can be surprising to some people.
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