Setting up Bedtime mode on your Android 13 is an easy way to try and get more zzz’s. | Samar Haddad; Allison Johnson / The Verge
Bedtime mode is one of those rare smartphone tools that’s actually designed to help you use your phone less. Instead of doomscrolling into the wee hours of the morning, configuring your Android phone’s Bedtime mode can help remind you when it’s time to wind down and make it easier to put your phone away. Here’s how to get started.
I followed these initial setup steps on a Google Pixel 6 Pro running Android 13 with the October 5th security update. They may differ slightly on other Android devices, but the overall process should be similar. (Note: if you’ve already set up Bedtime mode, you can skip to the next section to see your customization options.)
Go to Settings > Digital Wellbeing & parental controls > Bedtime mode.
Toggle Do Not…