Where is Bedtime Setting and How to Set Up Sleep Mode in iOS 14 and watchOS 7: on iPhone and Apple Watch

Last Updated on Aug 16, 2020

In this modern era, one of the most challenging things is to get deep sleep during the night, any instance, the random notification will wake you, or a game request could pop-up or anything that would definitely distract you from sleep. Our health is totally dependent on how much we sleep, usually, 8 hours of sleep is needed to stay healthy, to address this issue, Apple has involved a feature called Bedtime and Sleep mode for iPhone users. Imagine a night without any notification alert? How grateful it is.

we are happy to help you, submit this Form, if your solution is not covered in this article.

Bedtime and Sleep Mode were already introduced before, so what’s new in iOS 14 and watchOS 7? This time Apple has enhanced these features, to keep track of your sleep, fitness, and health. You can catch up on the detailed stats from the Health app. So here’s a full article that will help you understand what is Bedtime, where is Bedtime in iOS 14, and how to use Sleep Mode in iOS 14 and watchOS 7.

Where is Bedtime in iOS 14 and How to Use Sleep Mode on iPhone?

In iOS 13 or earlier, we have a separate tab for Bedtime, but with iOS 14 or later, Apple has merged the Bedtime and Sleep Mode into the Alarm tab. So it might be awkward to set up if you are doing for the first time.

Note: Once the Bedtime and Sleep Mode is correctly set up on the iPhone, it will automatically be synchronized with the Apple Watch paired with iPhone.

Check Our Detailed Video Tutorial in the End

  1. Go to the Clock App on iPhone updated with iOS 14 or later.
  2. Tap on Alarm. Under Sleep section, hit SET UP.

    Setup Bedtime on iPhone clock app in iOS 14

    Setup Bedtime on iPhone clock app in iOS 14

  3. If you are doing this for the first time, the iPhone will introduce you with the Sleep feature, tap Set Up in Health.

    Setup Sleep in Health from lock app

    Setup Sleep in Health from lock app

  4. The Emergency SOS pop-up may appear, read it and tap OK.
  5. Scroll down, you’ll find Set Up Sleep card, tap Get Started.
  6. Read the overview of this enhanced feature.
  7. Tap Next.
  8. Then, Set a Sleep Goal.
  9. Using your Sleep Goal, the Health can show you how well you are sleeping, it will also suggest bedtime and wake-up alarm, and as you saw in the last screen, the stats will be displayed.
  10. Set the time, for the Sleep Goal and tap Next.
  11. The next screen will let you Set Your First Schedule, where you can choose the Days Active and set the Bedtime and Wake Up.
  12. Toggle Wake Up Alarm ON, level UP/DOWN & Change Sound, and don’t forget to enable Snooze. All these functions are by default arranged by Apple itself, so if you don’t want any customization, then ignore it.

    Sleep Goal and Set Sleep Time and Day on iPhone

    Sleep Goal and Set Sleep Time and Day on iPhone

  13. On the upper-right corner, tap Add.
  14. You can add as much as Sleep Time Schedules for different days of the week, by following the same above steps.
  15. Move to Next
  16. Sleep Mode Card will show you how it can optimize the iPhone for you, during bedtime.
  17. Choose Enable Sleep Mode or Skip.

    Enable Sleep Mode on iPhone Bad Time Setup

    Enable Sleep Mode on iPhone Bad Time Setup

  18. Wind Down means, whenever it’s your bedtime, the Sleep Mode will turn down all the alerts, enables Do Not Disturb, which is implemented to keep you away from distractions. Set the Wind Down time.

    Set Wind down time while Bedtime Reminder start

    Set Wind down time while Bedtime Reminder start

  19. Wind Down Shortcuts, lets you add certain Shortcuts to make you feel better and relax.

    Enable Sleep Tracking in Health App and Done to Start Bedtime on iPhone clock app

    Enable Sleep Tracking in Health App and Done to Start Bedtime on iPhone clock app

  20. Tap Set Up Shortcuts and Add a Shortcut.

    Enable Sleep Tracking in Health App and Done to Start Bedtime on iPhone clock app

    Enable Sleep Tracking in Health App and Done to Start Bedtime on iPhone clock app

  21. Tap Next.
  22. A complete summary of Bedtime and Sleep Mode tab with Sweet Dreams greeting will pop-up.
  23. Hit Done.
  24. To disable the Bedtime, bring up the Control Center on the iPhone and tap on the Bedtime button.

    Enable and Disable Bedtime from control center on iPhone

    Enable and Disable Bedtime from the control center on iPhone

  25. That’s it.

Video Tutorial on How to Use Sleep Tracking Feature of iOS 14 or later

How to Use BedTime on Apple Watch: Setup and Enable/Disable Bedtime

Apple Watch Users Can Use Badtime from Apple Watch Bedtime app. Follow the below steps for Setup Bedtime on your Apple Watch Running on WatchOS 7 or Later.

Premium Support is Free Now

We are happy to help you! Follow the next Step if Your Solution is not in this article, Submit this form without Sign Up, We will revert back to you via Personal Mail. In Form, Please Use the Description field to Mention our reference Webpage URL which you visited and Describe your problem in detail if possible. We covered your iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone 12 Mini, iPhone 12 Pro Max, iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro Max, iPhone 11, iPhone 8(Plus), iPhone 7(Plus), iPhone 6S(Plus), iPhone 6(Plus), iPhone SE, SE 2(2020), iPhone 5S, iPhone 5, iPad All Generation, iPad Pro All Models, MacOS Catalina or Earlier MacOS for iMac, Mac Mini, MacBook Pro, WatchOS 6 & Earlier on Apple Watch 6/5/4/3/2/1, Apple TV. You can also mention iOS/iPadOS/MacOS. To be Continued...

  1. Press the Digital Crown button to move Apple watch home screen.
  2. Find Badtime app on Apple Watch apps.

    Apple Watch Bedtime app

    Apple Watch Bedtime app

  3. And Tap on Bedtime, To customize or Enable/Disable Bedtime From Apple Watch.

    Change Bedtime from Apple Watch Bedtime App

    Change Bedtime from Apple Watch Bedtime App

  4. That’s it.

Hope you Enjoying Premium Bedtime Feature (Sleep Analysis, Auto Windo Down – Stop Apps notifications and More) now free and Also Manage Bedtime from your Apple Watch. Don’t Copy the Images from this article without permission or Give a References link to this article.

Jaysukh Patel is the founder of howtoisolve. Also self Professional Developer, Techno lover mainly for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and iOS, Jaysukh is one of responsible person in his family. Contact On: [email protected] [OR] [email protected]

We will be happy to hear your thoughts

Leave a reply