On iOS 12, Apple had added a new feature that allows you to check your screen time. While many iPhone users have trouble finding the screen time monitoring option, we thought to help you by writing a step by step guide on how to check your screen time on iPhone.
Before you get down the steps, make sure that your iPhone is running on the lasted iOS 12 version. Else, the screen time feature won’t be available on your iPhone.
Here’s how to check your screen time on iPhone
- On your iPhone device, go to “Settings”.
- Scroll down and tap on “Screen Time” below “Do Not Disturb”.
- Now you should see your screen time usage.
Using screen time feature in Video
Apple Support has made a video regarding how the screen time works on the iPhone. So if you are interested in knowing more about how the screen time works, check out the video below.
The screen time monitoring feature allows you to check how much your iPhone device is being used. It also allows you to set a downtime limit which you can set. So once the downtime limit has reached, your apps will notify you that its time to close the App since the screen time limit has reached.
If you have kids, this feature is one way to get them off their iPhone devices. In fact, you can set a screen time limit for each App. So if your kids use your phone for playing games, now you can limit them without having to forcefully take the device.
This feature also helps social media addicts to put away their devices after using any social networking app for a couple of hours. After using any social media app for a specific time, the screen time monitoring feature will inform you that its time to close the App.