Adding an app limit

Apple iPhone 6 Plus on iOS 12.0.0

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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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  2. Step 1/10

    From the Home screen, tap Settings.

    The indicator is in the center.
  3. Step 2/10

    Scroll to Screen Time.

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
  4. Step 3/10

    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 in the top left.
  5. Step 4/10

    Tap App Limits.

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  6. Step 5/10

    Tap Add Limit.

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  7. Step 6/10

    Select an app category.

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

    The indicator is in the bottom left.
  8. Step 7/10

    Tap Add.

    The indicator is in the top right.
  9. Step 8/10

    Select a time duration.

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

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  10. Step 9/10

    Tap App Limits to view your changes.

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