How to turn off screen time on iPhone


Screen Time records and collects information about how you use your iPhone. If you don’t find the feature useful, or have an alternative available, it’s easy to disable this feature. Here’s how to do just that.

Later, to start getting your phone usage stats again, you can re-enable Screen Time on your iPhone.

When you turn off Screen Time, you may be prompted to enter your Screen Time password, so have it handy before following the steps below.

Disable Screen Time on your iPhone

To start the process of disabling Screen Time, launch the Settings app on your iPhone.

In Settings, scroll down a bit and tap on “Screen Time”.


Scroll down the “Screen Time” page to the bottom. There, tap “Turn off Screen Time”.


In the message, select “Turn off screen time” to confirm your choice.

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If prompted, enter your Screen Time password to disable the feature.

And that’s it. The feature is now disabled and won’t run until you manually enable it again.

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