How to program the automatic start and stop of your mobile phone

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Disconnecting from the mobile is complicated when we use it for the basic activities of our daily life, such as communicating with our family, working or having fun in our free time.

If you also find it difficult to spend a few hours away from your mobile phone, we recommend that you use the automatic on and off function integrated in Android terminals. This way, you will somehow force yourself to give up technology and focus on other activities, such as rest.



Next, we explain how to program your mobile so that it turns on and off automatically at the desired time. We already anticipate that this is a quick and easy process referred to you will soon grow attached if you are looking for that technological disconnect.

Disconnect from your mobile by scheduling automatic switching on and off.

How to program the automatic switching on and off of your mobile phone

Android is an operating system packed with great features that sometimes go unnoticed because we don't pay enough attention to them. It is enough to investigate a little in the settings of your Android phone to see that there are more tools to configure the operation of the screen, the battery, the sound, the installed applications or the security.

Within the settings of an Android terminal we also find an interesting function that will help you disconnect from your mobile when you need it. We refer when Android is automatically turned on and off, a tool with a name that already clearly reflects what it's for.

If you are unable to leave your mobile phone during certain periods of time, with this function you can configure it so that it turns off by itself and, therefore, you will not be able to use it. The device it will turn on automatically at the time you choose, that time you will know that you will be available again.



Automatically turning a mobile on and off is a useful tool when you have need to focus while you work or study, or when you want to rest undisturbed at night.

Next, let's see how to perform this procedure on a OnePlus mobile. Section names may vary depending on the phone manufacturer, but the steps to follow are mostly similar for all android devices.

  1. Inserisci le settings of the your cell phone.
  2. Click on the section "Utility" - it could also be found in "Accessibility features", "Accessibility" or similar "-.
  3. Click on the function "Scheduled activation / deactivation".
  4. Activate options “On” e “Off” sliding the buttons to the right.
  5. First, click "Set start time" to set the time you want your phone to turn on automatically. Then click "Set switch-off time" to program the time when the terminal will switch off.


It's so easy to schedule your Android mobile to turn on and off automatically. The two functions they do not have to be activated at the same time to achieve their purpose, that is, it is possible to activate the automatic start without having the automatic shutdown programmed.


In this way, you can take care of turning off the mobile phone manually and then leave the power supply at the time you have configured in the hands of the terminal itself. It is you who decide at any time the operation of the automatic switching on and off of your mobile phone, a tool that can help you disconnect from technology when you need it most.

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