Facebook Releases ‘Quiet Mode’ to Help You Take a Break

Facebook users who are spending additional time around the social network as they stay in the home to help slow down the spread of the novel coronavirus finally have a new tool to restrict their use of this app. On Thursday, the business published a feature called Quiet Mode, which mutes notifications and lets you schedule a social networking break.

The feature enables users to set a schedule for if they want to switch off notifications from the program and when they want to receive the. When turned on, the newest feature will not send the user any incoming information and will also make it difficult to launch the app. If you attempt to start Facebook when silent mode is enabled, the program will show you a reminder that the app is in a calm way as well as how long it is left before quiet mode finishes. However, you may decide to bypass the machine for 15 minutes manually.

Facebook’s plans throughout COVID-19

Aside from declaring about Quiet Mode, Facebook also informed they would be sharing tips from the World Health Organization and the National Alliance on Mental Illness how people can take appropriate care of these while self-isolating. They also provided local crisis hotlines. Kindly refer to Facebook’s Coronavirus Information Center for Additional details.

‘As most of us adjust to new routines and staying home, setting boundaries for how you spend your time on the internet can be helpful,’ composed Facebook in a blog article.

‘Whether it is to help you focus on your loved ones and friends, sleep without distraction or manage how you spend your time in your home, we’ve got tools which can help you find the right balance for how you use Facebook.’

The tool will be similar to those already available in mobile operating systems like Apple’s iOS, which are called’Screen Time’ controls.

Along with this in-app controls, Facebook can be expanding utilization statistics for consumers who will show things like the time of day that you use the Facebook app, for how long, and two weeks.

It expects the feature to be widely available for many iOS users by May while Android users have been set to get the attribute in June.

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How to Access Facebook Quiet Mode Feature

To access Quiet Mode, you go to your settings menu on Facebook and click Your Time on Facebook. You then go to supervise your own time, where you can schedule Quiet Mode to get a particular amount of time or use it instantly. If you try to access the app, it’ll show how much time is left before your break endings, but the tool also provides you the option to use Facebook to get a quarter-hour. The social network is rolling out Quiet Mode globally, but it is currently available only on the iPhone. Facebook is also working on an Android version that’s scheduled to be released in May.

Once activated, push notifications will be silenced, and if a person tries to enter their Facebook, a display will appear showing how much time is left before the break expires. The effects of this feature are not perfect, however, since it could still allow up to 15 minutes of use.

In addition to the in-app controllers, Facebook is also expanding usage statistics for consumers that will show things like the time of day that you use the Facebook program, for how long, and much more over a two-week interval.

The company says it is in the process of rolling out Quiet Mode to customers on iOS and has plans of expanding it to Android users from June.

It expects the feature to be widely available for all iOS users in May, while Android users have been set to get the attribute in June.

Facebook Releases ‘Quiet Mode’ to Help You Take a Break

Facebook users who are spending additional time around the social network as they stay in the home to help slow down the spread of the novel coronavirus finally have a new tool to restrict their use of this app. On Thursday, the business published a feature called Quiet Mode, which mutes notifications and lets you schedule a social networking break.

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