In this era, every parent is concerned about their kid’s activity on social apps, games, and many more things on the iPhone. Not only children but, smartphone has taken over the head of adults and old age folks, and according to research, it negatively influences mental health. To overcome these problems, Apple has added a Screen Time feature, which gives you control over social applications, and of course, on your iPhone, by alarming you. For instance, if you’ve reached the set limit of using the app, screen time will automatically prevent it and alert you not to use it until the other day.
How to Add Screen Time Widget on iPhone Home Screen
The stepwise guide below will guide you on adding the screen time widget on the iPhone home screen. On the contrary, Latest iOS has official support to add widgets alongside the apps, like on the home screen.
- Long-press the app icon or empty space on the iPhone home screen to enable jiggle mode on the iPhone.
- Tap on the Plus (+), in the top-left corner of the screen.
- Scroll down and tap Screen Time.
- Choose the Screen Time Widget from the list.
How to put child screen time on my iPhone
Before following the below steps, you must have set up parental controls with Family Sharing on your iPhone. to learn more about it, follow Apple Support.
Step #1. Long Press on the Screen time widget.
Step #2. Tap Edit Widget in quick option.
Step #3. Now, a screen appears where you can choose another family member (for instance, you can select your child’s device screen time information widget on your device’s home screen)
Step #4. After tapping on a member, please tap on the blank space to return to the home screen.
If you want to see your screen time and your child’s screen time on the same screen, you will have to add two screen time widget to your device’s home screen. Suppose, you no longer need a screen time widget; you can delete a screen time widget by following a step-by-step guide.
How to Remove Screen Time Widget from iPhone
Deleting the Screen Time widget takes a fraction of a second. Here’s how to remove the screen time widget from the iPhone home screen.
- Tap and hold the Screen Time widget.
- Select Remove Widget.
- Tap on Remove to confirm.