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How do I set Screen Time on iPhone or iPad?

Screen Time feature in iOS 12 will automatically track how much time you use your iPhone and iPad. If you think you are using your device too much, you can set daily limits.


How to Access Screen Time

You don’t need to download any app for Screen Time. iOS Screen Time features are available in the Settings app.

  • Open the Settings app.
  • Scroll down to the “Screen Time” section
  • Tap on “Screen Time” to see your usage statistics.


Settings Available in Screen Time

Screen Time has different settings to manage your screen time. Here are the available options.


– Schedule time away from the screen
This feature will allow you to set a schedule for time away from the screen. During downtime, only apps that you choose to allow and phone calls will be available to you.

App limits
– Set time limits for apps
This feature will allow you to set daily time limits for app categories you want to manage. App limits reset every day at midnight.

Always allowed
– Choose the apps that you want to use at all times
Always allowed apps are available during downtime, or if you selected “All apps & categories” app limit.

Content and privacy restrictions
– Block inappropriate content
This feature allows you to block inappropriate content, example iTunes & app store purchases etc…

How to Disable Screen Time



  • Open the Settings app.
  • Scroll down to the “Screen Time” section.
  • Scroll down to the bottom and tap “Turn Off Screen Time“.
  • This will disable the will Screen Time feature from your device.

This feature will help you to use your phone wisely and see what apps you use the most.

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