YouTube 'Take a Break' Feature Rolling Out on Android Devices

How to turn on YouTube's reminders to stop watching videos

How to turn on YouTube's reminders to stop watching videos

Video streaming platform YouTube is also a region of the initiative, under that users are going to be able to schedule customized breaks to step off in their online lives for a short time. During the Google I/O 2018 conference, the company has introduced a number of controls for the YouTube platform which now lets the user take full control of exploring the platform. Users can select the time they feel they can devote to YouTube and get all the notifications at that particular time. The new YouTube's feature is already rolling out with a new YouTube app update.

Google has added a feature to the Android app which lets you tell the app to notify you if you're on there for too much. YouTube will also let the users to let change their behaviour of exploring the YouTube's contents.

Once you hit the limit, YouTube will kindly remind you that you need to take a break and focus on your daily tasks. There you could see the new feature with Remind me to take a break. The reminder frequency can be set for every 15 minutes, 30 minutes, 60 minutes, 90 minutes or 180 minutes. If users chose to try out this feature, they can continue to watch movies, but will get reminders to take some time off. Consumers are free to ignore this reminder and keep watching. When the timer reaches the reminder that has been set, the video will be paused.

The Take a Break Settings is optional in the updated YouTube app and it is set off by default. The Take a rest feature could be accessed by heading to options General, and also the notifications feature can be found at options Notifications. In addition, Google will make available the ability to disable sound notifications from YouTube when people, for example, is asleep, in order not to distract.

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