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Two opposing trends will continue to increase in 2024: the time spent in front of screens and the intention to reduce it. How to keep track.
The average time we spend in front of screens has steadily increased in recent years. Various surveys confirm this, and the pandemic, in particular, has reinforced the trend towards more screen time. At the same time, other surveys show that more and more people want to take a break from digital media consciously. Fortunately, Android and iOS devices offer built-in features that give users insight and control over the time they or their children spend in front of the screen. How to keep track of your screen time.

The Digital Wellbeing feature on Android devices is key to tracking and controlling screen time. Users can access this function by opening their settings and searching for “Digital Wellbeing.” An overview of device usage is displayed there, including the time spent in various apps and the number of screen locks throughout the day. In addition, setting time limits for certain apps or activating a “focus mode” that temporarily blocks distracting apps to promote concentration is possible.

“Digital Wellbeing” also includes monitoring and controlling children’s screen time and gives parents a tool to promote their children’s digital health. By setting up a ‘Family Link’ account, parents can monitor their children’s activity on their devices, set time limits for app use, and even create a bedtime schedule to ensure devices cannot be used at certain times. These measures allow parents to find a healthy balance between their children’s online and offline time while raising their awareness of digital media use.

iOS devices offer a similar function called “Screen Time,” which gives users an overview of their daily usage. By tapping “Screen Time” in the settings, users get access to reports on their app usage, can set limits for app categories, and schedule a “time out” where only certain apps are accessible. Screen Time also provides detailed information about the frequency of notifications and app activity, which helps to encourage a more conscious approach to digital devices.

“Screen Time” also offers features to help parents shape and control their children’s digital environment. By setting up “family permissions,” parents can set screen time for each family member individually, restrict certain apps during homework or bedtime, and define categories of apps that should remain accessible during quiet times. In addition, parents can view detailed statistics on their children’s app usage to gain insight into their digital habits and make adjustments if necessary.

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