One of the digital wellbeing initiatives introduced by Apple in recent times is Screen Time. This basically gives users an overview of how much time they have spent on their phone, and which apps that they have been using the most. It can also be used to limit how long they spend on certain apps a day.
According to reports, a recently released developer’s beta for iOS 12.2 indicates that Apple is going to let customization to some extent for its Downtime feature. Users will now be allowed to customize the Screen Time feature to account for days of the week.
Apple introduced the feature with iOS 12 last year, which let the users set some restrictions for their apps based on the time of day, something which can help you in reducing your time on the phone.
The feature essentially turns off app after a certain amount of time or to kick in after a certain hour of the day.
The iOS 12.2 beta has brought some other news for what is going to come with next update:
- A subscription service in Apple News, which would let newspapers and magazines to offer up a monthly fee.
- A hands-free voice command for the next generation of Apple AirPods.