Tools to help you achieve your own personal sense of digital wellbeing.

Explore tools and features that can help you better understand your tech use, disconnect when you want, and create healthy habits for the whole family.

Get a view of your daily digital habits.

Android’s Digital Wellbeing tools give you a daily view of how often you check your phone and how frequently you use different apps. You can then set limits with daily app timers, and unplug at night with features like Wind Down.

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Android features

Android

Make adjustments to your phone settings, and create daily habits that work for you.

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  • Set a daily limit with app timers

    If you want to limit the time you spend using certain apps, you can set daily app timers. When the timer runs out, the app is paused for the rest of the day.

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  • Customize notifications

    Change notification settings for your Android device or just for specific apps. Android proactively offers you the ability to snooze alerts that you frequently ignore and temporarily hide specific notifications for as long as you like.

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  • Snooze notifications

    Temporarily hide individual or groups of notifications by hitting snooze. You decide which alerts you see, what they look like, and how often you see them.

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  • Do Not Disturb

    With one tap in your Quick Settings on Android, Do Not Disturb can hide all notifications so you won’t see them on screen.

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  • Unplug while your Pixel 3 charges

    With the Pixel Stand wireless charger, you can choose to have Do Not Disturb turned on automatically while your Pixel 3 charges.

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  • Wind Down

    Wind Down reminds you to switch off at night by setting a bedtime schedule for your phone. Grayscale changes the screen to black and white, and Do Not Disturb silences notifications to help you get a good night's sleep.

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  • Flip to Shhh

    Easily turn on Do Not Disturb by flipping your phone face down. Available on Pixel 2 and 3.

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  • Grayscale

    Grayscale turns your screen black and white, reducing the attention-grabbing nature of many app icons.

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  • Switch off work

    Turn off your work profile with one tap to pause work apps and their notifications.

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YouTube features

YouTube

Understand your viewing habits and control how you watch through customizable settings and tools, like Autoplay Controls and your Time Watched Profile.

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  • Time Watched profile

    Your time watched profile gives you a closer look at how much time you spend on YouTube, as well as comparisons to previous time periods.

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  • Remind yourself to take a break

    Schedule custom breathers as often as you want, pausing what you’re currently watching and encouraging you to step away.

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  • Notifications: Scheduled digest

    Now you can get all of your YouTube push notifications bundled into a single notification each day – and choose when you get it.

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  • Autoplay control

    Autoplay lets you decide whether or not you want the next video to start playing automatically.

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  • Notification quiet hours

    By default, all sounds and vibrations from the YouTube app are disabled between 10 pm and 8 am. You can customize the start and end times to ensure that notifications from the YouTube app are sent silently to your phone during a specified time each day.

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Google Assistant features

Google Assistant

In addition to helping you find answers quicker, tools like Bedtime Routine and Downtime help you avoid daily distractions and reduce screentime.

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  • Improve your bedtime routine

    To make falling asleep easier, your voice can activate the customizable Bedtime Routine – set an alarm, dim the lights, lower your music, get tomorrow’s weather, and zzzz.

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  • Voice-Powered Do Not Disturb

    With voice-powered Do Not Disturb, Google Assistant lets you tell your phone to silence all notifications and communications.

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  • Google Home Downtime

    When your Google Home devices are in Downtime, they won’t respond to most commands or questions. During Downtime, you also won’t receive notifications from your Google Home devices.

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Gmail features

Gmail

With tools like Auto Reply and Priority Inbox, you can spend less time in your inbox.

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  • High-priority notifications

    Turn on high-priority notifications to limit the number of email alerts you receive and get notified only when it’s essential.

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  • Auto Reply

    Gmail’s out-of-office auto reply is good for more than just your next vacation. Customize your message to let people know you won’t be able to get back to them right away.

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  • Custom tabs

    See new emails at a glance, and decide what you want to read and respond to.

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  • Draft now, send later

    Draft an email message as you normally would and schedule it to be sent at the perfect time.

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Family Link features

Family Link

As your kids begin using their first Android device, the Family Link app helps you set certain digital ground rules for them.

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  • Manage apps

    Approve or block the apps your kids want to download from the Google Play Store.

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  • Monitor app usage

    See how much time your kids spend on their favorite apps with weekly or monthly activity reports, and set daily screen time limits.

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  • Lock a device

    Whether it's time to go play outside, have dinner, or just spend time together, Family Link allows you to remotely lock a device whenever it's time to take a break.

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YouTube Kids features

YouTube Kids

YouTube Kids makes it safer and simpler for kids to explore the world through online video, and easier for parents to guide them.

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