How to use screen time on android 9 Pie

Google officially released latest android OS called android Pie 9.0. First of all Digital wellbeing features introduced on Google I/O event 2018. This android 9 Pie’s Digital wellbeing settings includes Dashboard,  Wind down , App timer, screen time and Do not disturb. This features already introduced on Apple’s iOS 12 OS as Digital health. Here’s how to set app timer and use screen time on android 9 Pie.

You can’t found Digital wellbeing settings in your updated android Pie 9.0. To get digital wellbeing feature on device, you must have a Pixel device running android 9 Pie. We already discussed about how to get android Pie digital wellbeing beta in your Pixel device. Let see how to set app timer and use screen time on android 9 Pie devices such as Google Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL.

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This android Pie digital wellbeing feature is helpful to set time limit for particular app and limit app usage with screen time. This android Pie app limits feature is best for check your kids or children’s android phone activity. Also set a daily time limit of apps that children’s use. It’ll automatically disable when app time limit completed. Follow below given step by step process to set app timer android 9 Pie.

Step 1: Swipe down notification panel in your android 9 Pie & tap settings gear icon

Android 9 Pie Digital wellbeing

Step 2: Scroll down and tap Digital wellbeing

Here you can see Dashboard, Wind down and Do not disturb for reduce interruptions in your android Pie 9.0 devices.

Android Pie Dashboard settings

Step 3: Tap Dashboard

Here you can see list of applications with daily usage under screen time.

Set time limit on android 9 Pie

Step 4: Tap any app you want to set app limit

You can see app timer and notification settings for disable app notification in your android Pie 9.0.

App timer in android Pie 9.0

Step 5: Tap App timer

How to use screen time on android 9 Pie

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

After time set, you can see message on screen: Timer set to 5 minutes.

App limit on android Pie 9

When you near the set time limit on android 9 Pie, you’ll see notifications like this: You’re close to your daily time limit for WhatsApp or Facebook or other app you can set app timer.

App paused because of time limit in android Pie

Step 7: When app timer ran out. You’ll see “App paused” message on screen.

App time limit on android 9 Pie

Step 8: Now tap on app ran out timer, you can see “app isn’t available

Your app is paused since your app timer ran out. To again use this android app in your device, set no timer using this android Pie 9 digital wellbeing settings. Also use screen time to limit app usage and analyse app activity in your android 9 Pie devices.

And that’s all. We hope this makes it clear how to set app limit and use screen time on android 9 Pie. If you have any kind of trouble, tell us in below comment box. Stay and connect with us for latest android Pie 9.0 updates.

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