Adding an app limit

Apple iPhone 6S Plus on iOS 15.4.0

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You can view app usage for your device and set app limits for yourself. Some devices are also able to set app time limits on a child's device.

  1. Note: With Screen Time, you can set daily time limits for different app categories. These settings will apply to all your devices sharing the same Apple ID.

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    From the Home screen, tap Settings.

    The indicator is towards the right.
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    Tap Screen Time.

    Note: You may need to turn on Screen Time. If necessary, tap Turn On Screen Time and select your preferences.

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    Tap App Limits.

    The indicator is in the center.
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    Tap Add Limit.

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    Select an app category.

    Note: You can select multiple app categories or tap All Apps & Categories.

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    Tap Next.

    The indicator is in the top right.
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    Select a time duration.

    Note: You can also set custom time durations for each day by tapping Customize Days.

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    Tap Add.

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