How to Limit App Usage Time on iPhone and iPad

How to Limit App Usage Time on iPhone and iPad

In today's article, we will be looking at How to Limit App Usage Time on iPhone and iPad.

Apple is no doubt one of the top tech companies in the world, and with the arrival of iOS 12, and Apple's digital wellbeing features like App Usage Limit can be made possible. This feature which is similarly known as 'Focus Mode' on Android, gives users the ability to limit usage of a particular app or group of apps.

But why do I need this feature? Well, we all have that app which we will like to spend less time on or even a distracting app which does not seem useful all the time. The App limit feature solves this by locking apps after a given amount of time. 

This feature can also help limit the time children spend on Apps like YouTube, Netflix for example. Here’s How to enable the App Usage Time Limit on iPhone and iPad.

1. Open the Settings app and tap “Screen Time.”
2. Then tap on the “All Devices” option which appears directly above the graph at the top of the screen.
3. From here you should see a list of apps you’ve been using, tap the app for which you want to set a new limit.
4. Then Tap the “Add Limit” button at the bottom of the screen.
5. Finally, you will see a screen where you can set a time limit by scrolling the hours and minutes. After selecting the time limit, then tap “Add” to apply the changes and set the app limit.

If you will like to set a limit for a whole category of Apps, then follow the steps below.
1. Open the Settings app and tap “Screen Time.”
2. Next, tap “App Limits.” And on the next screan tap “Add Limit.”
3. From here you can select any categories for which you want to create a new limit and then tap “Next” to set limit.
4. Again, click on “Add” to apply changes.

That's all, you can now Limit App Usage Time on iPhone and iPad.

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