Spending too much time on your phone might be harmful to your eyes and lead to issues like sleep problems, headaches and chronic neck and back pain. Research conducted in 2017 showed that those who spend six hours or more in front of a screen are at a greater risk for depression too. For these reasons, and quite a few more, you should do what you can to restrict your daily screen time.
- Head to your Settings menu.
- Select Digital Wellbeing & parental controls.
- Tap Show your data to see your activity.
On an iPhone:
- Head to Settings.
- Select Screen Time.
- Go to See All Activity.
Once you know how much time you are averaging, you can take steps to reduce it. Here are some tips from iPhone to consider.