YouTube’s Bedtime Reminders will tell you to stop watching and go to sleep; Here’s how to set it

YouTube recently released a new feature on the mobile app to hep you manage your screen time. Bedtime Reminders will remind you to stop watching watching videos at night.

With bedtime reminders, you can set reminders at specific times to stop watching videos and go to sleep. Users can also snooze the reminder (for 10 minutes) or dismiss it altogether once the alerts notifies you. The feature is currently rolling out to Android and iOS devices

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YouTube Bedtime Reminders

Here’s how to turn it on/off in the settings.

  1. Open the YouTube app.
  2. Go to Settings> General.
  3. Look for Remind me when it’s bedtime and turn it on/off.
  4. Set the start and end times.

You can also set Wait until I finish my video to show reminder here.

While you’re there, you might as well set Remind me to take a break and set the Appearance to use the dark theme.

You’re welcome.


Bryan is a geek at heart and a tech enthusiast by choice. He has a strong background in corporate communications, marketing services, and customer relations having worked in the telecommunications and banking sectors for over two decades. In his spare time, he enjoys watching clips on YouTube and binge watching shows on Netflix.

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