How to set daily limit on Instagram:
How to set a reminder to take breaks on Instagram:
Social media addiction is real. We are aware of how easy it is to just spend a couple of hours endlessly scrolling through your Facebook, Instagram or Twitter feed.
To show that they care about their users, Instagram recently introduced two new features “Take a Break” and “Daily Limit” - to remind users to stop scrolling on the app after a set time limit and break the endless scrolling. So if you feel like you need to limit your Instagram time, keep on reading to find out how to ''take a break' from Instagram and set a daily limit.
Update: The “Take a Break” option is now available both to iPhone and Android users.
The Daily Limit feature allows you to set up a daily time limit, after which Instagram reminds you to close the app if you have reached it. To set it up, follow the steps:
If you reach your daily limit, you will get a notification in the app informing you about it and a reminder to close the app.
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The 'Take a Break' feature will alert you if you’ve been using the app for the period of time you have set up and remind you to take a break.
You can choose to be notified to take a break after 10 minutes, 20 minutes or 30 minutes. Also, when the 'Take a Break' reminder pops up, Instagram will suggest activities you can do during your break, such as take a few deep breaths, write down what you are thinking, listen to your favorite song or do something on your to-do list. The reminder also gives you the option to set another reminder.
You can set up the 'Take a break' feature by following the steps below:
If you are scrolling through Instagram without a break, a reminder will pop up, encouraging you to take a break.
In case the "Take a Break" and "Daily Limit" features on Instagram don't help you in limiting the time you spend on the app, you might want to consider temporarily deactivating your Instagram profile.
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The 'Daily Limit' and 'Take a Break' features are useful if you want to limit the time you spend on Instagram, but have trouble putting your phone down. Instagram launched these features to help users take breaks from scrolling and focus on other productive activities.
In this post, we covered how to set up a daily limit and how to set up a reminder to take breaks on Instagram. The Daily limited feature reminds you to close Instagram after you've reached your set limit, while the Tak a Break feature sends you notifications to take a break and suggests useful activities you can do instead of using Instagram.
If these features don't help you limit the time you spend in the app, you can always choose to temporarily deactivate Instagram, and come back when you feel like it.