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Questions tagged [screen-time]

A feature introduced in iOS 12 that allows the monitoring and management of how much time is spent using applications.

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Mysterious apps with strange names and no Icons showing up on my iPhone

I was going through Settings app → Screen Time → Always Allowed, and noticed a couple of mysterious entries. I ssed the first ones, you can see them in the pictures, but there are more all throughout ...
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Does an iTunes backup to my computer save restrictions settings?

If I have restriction settings on my iPhone 7, and I back it up on iTunes after the restrictions are put on, then will the restrictions be there if I reset my iPhone and the restore from the backup?
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Screen time statistic for longer periods

The screen time feature is awesome! However, having only daily or weekly statistics is a bit limiting. Is there any way to see usage for a longer time, like the last month? Alternatively: does ...
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Disable Screen Time notifications

Is it possible to disable notifications for Screen Time while leaving notifications in general enabled? There's no toggle to disable notifications under it's settings (at least on iOS 12.1.2) and ...
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Is remote screen time compatible with shared iTunes credentials?

For a brief shining moment remote (family unit, managed) screen time worked for my family (two special needs adults with Apple ID age adjusted to 14[1], one neurotypical 17yo who monitors her own ...
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Account restrictions via “Screen Time” don’t disappear even after disabled?

Anybody has seen a situation where “account restrictions” don’t disappear even when removed in “Screen time” I’m trying to access the apps purchased by my “parent account” in a Family. For a while ...
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Is there a way to download Screen Time data from iPhone or other Apple iOS devices?

I am a data analyst and would like to look at the underlying data that is the basis for the relatively simple screen time reports. I want to be able to look at my phone usage data in more detail and ...
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Can a child's device be controlled by multiple family members?

Surprisingly, not all children live solely with one guardian. Is there any way that a child's device can be controlled by more than one adult? The situation: My ex-wife and I have 50/50 custody of ...
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iPhone Screen Time showing incorrect pickups

My child’s iPhone is showing they have pickups between 2-3 am when the phone is in my room and they are unable to get it. We just updated the phone to this feature yesterday so does that mean it is a ...
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How to set alarm clock when screen-time is active?

Often I don't go to bed until 'screen-time' is active. I'd like to check/set my alarm, but screen-time doesn't let me use the alarm/clock app. I couldn't find the "Clock" app in the "Always ...
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'Screen Time' fails to report children's usage correctly due to an extra, non-existence device

The Screen Time function is supposed to be able to report children's usage to their guardians. However it fails to report a correct figure for my situation. Here is the main screen time for my kid '...
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What are “Pickups” in the Screen Time report?

In Screen Time introduces in iOS 12, part of the report is a graph for “Pickups”. What are these?
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Select family account that is used for screen time

I have one iPad that is used by several members of the family, and I also have separate family accounts for my children. I have different screen time settings for my own account and my children's ...
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Why are some family members missing in Screen Time setup?

I have had Family Sharing set up since it was introduced. Now that iOS 12 offers Screen Time I want to configure it for my family members, but only one of the three people in my family, not including ...