Scheduling time away from your devices

Apple iPhone 5S on iOS 12.0.0

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Limit when certain apps on your device can be accessed by managing Screen Time. During this time, only apps you select and phone calls will be available and these settings will apply to all of your devices sharing the same Apple ID.

  1. Note: With Screen Time, you can limit when you can access certain apps on your iOS devices. During this time, only apps you select and phone calls will be available. These settings will apply to all your devices sharing the same Apple ID.

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  2. Step 1/14

    From the Home screen, tap Settings.

    The indicator is in the center.
  3. Step 2/14

    Scroll to Screen Time.

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
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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.

    The indicator is towards the left.
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    Tap Downtime.

    The indicator is towards the left.
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    Tap or slide the Downtime switch to ON.

    The indicator is in the top right.
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    Tap Start.

    The indicator is in the center.
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    Select your preferred start time.

    The indicator is in the center.
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    Tap End.

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
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    Select your preferred end time.

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
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    Tap Back.

    The indicator is in the top left.
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    Tap Always Allowed.

    The indicator is in the bottom left.
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    Scroll to view more apps.

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
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    Tap the Plus sign icon next to an app you'd still like to access during downtime.

    The indicator is towards the left.
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