How to Enable YouTube ‘Take a Break’ Reminder

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Enable YouTube ‘Take a Break’ Reminder
How to Enable YouTube ‘Take a Break’ Reminder

It seems like technology has begun caring for us more than we have. Tech giants like Google, Apple and Microsoft to focus on “digital wellness” of users by introducing various features like screen time monitoring and “do not drive while driving”. Such a feature that Google has brought to YouTube users on Android that reminds them to take frequent breaks while watching videos. Scroll down the post to learn how you can enable YouTube ‘Take a Break” reminder on your device.

There’s no denying the fact that YouTube is one of the most used apps. Whether it’s your favorite game’s review that you’re looking for or want to enjoy the album by your most-cherished jazz artist, YouTube provides every kind. And that’s the reason why the video platform competes with Google and Facebook when it comes to popularity.

The reason why “digital wellbeing” is being promoted is to monitor and remind users that they need to break up with the habit of continuous device usage. YouTube ‘Take a Break’ reminder feature does the same. But you need to turn it on to use the feature on your Android device.


Enable YouTube ‘Take a Break’ Reminder

It’s pretty easy to activate it, simply do the following:

    • Launch YouTube app on your device
    • Head to your profile image icon in the top-right corner to open Account page
    • Tap Settings

Enable YouTube ‘Take a Break’ Reminder-Tap Profile Image Icon

    • Select General appeared at the top of the list

Enable YouTube ‘Take a Break’ Reminder-Tap General

  • Go to the option that says “Remind me to take a break

Enable YouTube ‘Take a Break’ Reminder-Tap Reimnd me to Take a BreakYou may also be interested in How to Enable “Do Not Disturb While Driving” Mode on Your Smartphone

 Now, here you can select a reminder for every 15, 30, 60, 90 or 180 minutes while you’re watching videos in a row. Once you hit the time, a pop-up will appear, reminding you for taking a break. You can either dismiss the popup or head to the settings to readjust the reminder.

That’s how you can enable YouTube ‘Take a Break’ reminder to improve your “digital wellbeing”. No need to glue to your device’s screen all the time! There’s a world beyond it and you can enjoy everything only when you’re physically and mentally healthy which constant device usage can never provide.

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