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ConceFocus modentration mode Bedtime mode App Timer Parental control settings App-Timer

ConceFocus modentration mode

To avoid distractions during certain activities, such as the home office, while still having the Xiaomi smartphone at hand, we can activate the device's focus mode, where individually defined apps
are paused to avoid distraction, and we can set a schedule to automatically start and stop the function at the specified time on the selected days.

Android 10 (MIUI 12.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Digital Wellbeing & parental controls
Step 3:  Tap on  Focus mode
Step 4:  Tap on  Show all apps
Step 5:  Choose one or more  distracting apps
Step 6:  Choose  Set a schedule  or  Turn on now
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on Digital Wellbeing & parental controls
  3. Tap on Focus mode
  4. Tap on Show all apps
  5. Choose one or more distracting apps
  6. Choose Set a schedule or Turn on now

Bedtime mode

We can enable a bedtime mode on the Xiaomi smartphone, which will automatically mute the device and reduce screen colors. For
automatic, we can select whether the mode should be activated generally at the set sleep time or while charging in the sleep time. In addition to the selectable days, we can set whether Do Not Disturb and/or Grayscale should be activated.

Android 10 (MIUI 12.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Digital Wellbeing & parental controls
Step 3:  Tap on  Bedtime mode
Step 4:  Choose  Based on schedule  or  While charging at bedtime
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on Digital Wellbeing & parental controls
  3. Tap on Bedtime mode
  4. Choose Based on schedule or While charging at bedtime

App Timer

We can set a usage limit for the installed apps on the Xiaomi smartphone and set an individual app timer, so that the daily usage is monitored and limited. Once the set usage time has expired, the app is stopped or paused for the rest of the day.

Android 10 (MIUI 12.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Digital Wellbeing & parental controls
Step 3:  Tap on  Dashboard
Step 4:  Tap on the respective  app timer
Step 5:  Set the  app timer
Step 6:  Confirm with  OK
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on Digital Wellbeing & parental controls
  3. Tap on Dashboard
  4. Tap on the respective app timer
  5. Set the app timer
  6. Confirm with OK

Parental control settings

We can make parental control settings on the Xiaomi smartphone, setting restrictions on content and use of the Xiaomi device.

Note: In this tutorial, we will only navigate to the "Set Parental Controls" menu item, so please follow the instructions on the screen.

Android 10 (MIUI 12.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Digital Wellbeing & parental controls
Step 3:  Tap on  Set up parental controls
Step 4:  Tap on  Get started  and follow the instructions on screen
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on Digital Wellbeing & parental controls
  3. Tap on Set up parental controls
  4. Tap on Get started and follow the instructions on screen

App-Timer

In order to limit the use of apps on the Xiaomi smartphone, or to keep a better overview, we can activate an app timer for each app on the device, which counts the app's usage time and pauses it automatically when the set limit is reached.

Note: The defined time-of-use of the apps is automatically reset daily at 00:00 hrs.

Android 10 (MIUI 11.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Digital Wellbeing & parental controls
Step 3:  Tap on  Dashboard
Step 4:  Choose an  App  you want
Step 5:  Set  App-Timer  and confirm with  OK
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on Digital Wellbeing & parental controls
  3. Tap on Dashboard
  4. Choose an App you want
  5. Set App-Timer and confirm with OK

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