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How to Set Time Limits on Apps Android 12/11/10/9

Last Updated on October 12, 2022 by Bestusefultips

Worried about how much time you are spending on the app? In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to set time limits on apps Android 12/11/10/9 (Pie). If you have your Android Smart Phone with the Android 9 and after version, you can easily set your time limits. Set app time limits on Android can reduce your app usage. You can check your screen time Android 12/11/10/9 and watch how much time you have opened your app. Get notifications on your latest Android devices using Digital Wellbeing and parental control setting.

Each app on the smartphone has a timer that can be activated to track usage time and automatically suspend the app when the specified limit is reached. The fantastic feature is handy for kids spending more time on smartphones. Set a timer, and that app will automatically stop working once the time limit is reached.

Using the Digital Wellbeing & parental control feature, you can check screen time, how many times you opened specific apps, how many notifications you received, and how many times you unlocked your phone. Android Digital wellbeing settings include Dashboard, Bedtime mode, Focus mode, Flip to Shhh, Parental controls, Do not disturb, Heads up (Android 12 & later), etc. Follow the below-given step-by-step process to set time limits on apps Android devices.

How to Set App Time Limits on Android 9, 10, 11, 12

Limiting app utilization and monitoring app activity on your most recent Android devices will be beneficial. You will use the Android dashboard app to limit the duration of each app on your devices. Below are the steps to set screen time for Android 9, 10, 11, and 12 devices.

How to Set Time Limits on Apps Android 12

This Android screen limit setting helps reduce specific app usage time.

Step 1: Go to Settings.

Set Time Limits on Apps Android using Digital Wellbeing and Parental Control Settings

Step 2: Tap the Digital Wellbeing & Parental controls.

How to Set Time Limits on Apps Android 12

Step 3: Tap the Dashboard.

How to Set Time Limits on Apps Android 12 and 1

Step 4: Select the Timer icon of the app.

How to Set App Time Limits on Android

Step 5: Set the time and tap on OK.

Now, automatically app pauses when reaching the time limit, and you can see the disabled app icon.

How to Delete App Screen Limit on Android 12

If you want to use that app again before the timer is complete, you need to remove the timer.

How to Set App Time Limits on Android 9 and 10

Step 1: Tap on App that paused.

Remove app timer on Android 12 and Android 10

Step 2: Tap on Settings.

How to Delete App Screen Limit on Android 12

Step 3: Tap on Trash (Recycle Bin) icon.

The app timer deleted. You can access that app on your Android phone.

How to Check Screen Time on Android 12

You can see here specific app screen time on your Android devices. You can view screen time Android to choose daily or hourly.

How to Check Screen Time on Android 12

Settings > Digital wellbeing & parental controls > Dashboard

How to Set Time Limits on Apps Android 11

Settings > Digital wellbeing > Dashboard > Tap on Timer icon > Set timer > OK

How to Set App Time Limits Android 10

You’ll set a daily app time limit in Android 10 using the below-given settings.

Step 1: Go to Settings in your Android 10.

Step 2: Tap on Digital Wellbeing and Parental controls.

Step 3: Tap on the Dashboard.

Step 4: Tap the Timer icon of the app you want to set a time limit.

Limit Time on Apps Android 10

Step 5: Set the app timer time and tap OK.

For Android 9 (Pie)

First of all, get android Pie digital wellbeing beta on your Pixel devices and after that, apply the below-given settings.

Set a Daily App Time Limit Android 9.0 – Set Time Limits on WhatsApp/Instagram/Facebook/Hike

Step 1: Swipe down notification shade twice in your Android 9.0 & tap the Settings icon.

Use android Pie dashboard app on Pixel

Step 2: Tap Digital wellbeing.

Dashboard app for android Pie 9.0

Step 3: Tap Dashboard.

You can see the application list without a set timer on your Android device.

Set time limit on android Pie 9.0

Step 4: Tap Any app you want to set a time limit on app Android.

 

Step 5: Tap the App timer.

Set app time limits on android 9 Pie

Step 6: Choose from No timer/15 minutes/30 minutes/1 hour/ Custom timer.

After the set the time limit, this message appears on the screen: Timer set to 30 minutes.

How to set app time limits on android 9 Pie

When you near the set time limit on Android 9.0, you’ll see notifications on the status bar: You’re close to your daily time limit for apps such as Snapchat, Instagram, WhatsApp, or Facebook.

Set time limit on apps android Pie 9

Step 7: When the app timer runs out, the “App paused” message appears on the screen.

App time limit on android 9 device

Step 8: Now, you can see the app looks disabled on your phone. Tap on the app, and you can see the “App isn’t available” message on the screen.

Your app is paused since your app timer ran out. To again use this app, set the app time limit as “No timer”.

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And that’s it. I hope you understood the steps very well to set a time limit on Apps Android. If you have any questions, please feel free to ask them in the comment section.

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