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Daily screen time


What is daily screen time?

Daily screen time is a screen time management setting that allows you to manage your app usage. It lets you set a daily screen time limit so that you get notified when you reach that time on TikTok. You can turn this setting on and off, at any time.

To set up a daily time:
1. Tap Profile in the bottom right.
2. Tap the 3-line icon in the top right.
3. Tap Settings and privacy.
4. Tap Digital Wellbeing, then tap Daily screen time.
5. Follow the steps in the app to set a daily time limit. You must set a passcode for your daily screen time. If you reach your time, enter this passcode to keep using the app.

Reset daily screen time passcode

If you forgot your daily screen time passcode:
1. On the passcode prompt, tap Forgot passcode?
2. Select Phone number or Email address to verify your account and reset your passcode.
3. Enter the verification code sent to your device or email.
4. Enter a new passcode, then tap Next.
5. Confirm the new passcode, then tap Set.






Screen time breaks


You can schedule screen time breaks to get reminded to take a break from the app after a period of uninterrupted screen time. You can turn break reminders on and off, at any time.

To manage screen time breaks:
1. Tap Profile in the bottom right.
2. Tap the 3-line icon in the top right.
3. Tap Settings and privacy.
4. Tap Digital Wellbeing, then tap Screen time breaks.
5. Follow the steps in the app to schedule breaks. If you reach your time, you'll be notified in the app to consider taking a break. From here, you can:
   ༚  Tap OK to dismiss the notification. You won't be reminded again until your next app visit.
   ༚  Tap Snooze to restart the timer and remind you again in 10 minutes.
   ༚  Tap Edit reminder to change the screen time break schedule or turn it off.






Weekly screen time updates


You can set up weekly Inbox and push notifications to stay updated on your screen time. You'll be notified how much time you spent on TikTok for the past week and how it compares to the previous week.

To manage weekly screen time updates:
1. Tap Profile in the bottom right.
2. Tap the 3-line icon in the top right.
3. Tap Settings and privacy, then tap Digital Wellbeing.
4. Tap the toggle icon next to Weekly screen time updates to turn on or off.

If you'd like to opt out of push notifications and only receive Inbox notifications:
1. Tap Profile in the bottom right.
2. Tap the 3-line icon in the top right.
3. Tap Settings and privacy, then tap Push notifications.
4. Tap the toggle icon next to Weekly screen time updates to turn off.






Screen time dashboard


You can use the dashboard to get a summary of your time spent on TikTok.

To check your screen time summary on TikTok:
1. Tap Profile in the bottom right.
2. Tap the 3-line icon in the top right.
3. Tap Settings and privacy, then tap Digital Wellbeing.
4. You'll find a dashboard that displays your weekly screen time. From here:
   ༚  View your cumulative Time spent on TikTok per day for the current week. This data includes usage across all devices.
   ༚  Tap App opened to view the number of times you opened the app per day for the current week.
   ༚  Use the date filter to switch to a different week. You'll have the option to choose from the previous 3 weeks only.

Note: These features are available in the TikTok app only, and not available on mobile web or desktop browsers. Some features aren't currently available to everyone on TikTok.


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