How to enable Focus mode on Android 10

With Android 9, Google introduced Digital Wellbeing that comes with a bunch of tools that will help the users take a break from their phones. So, if you feel like you are addicted to your phone and that is time to take a break, Digital Wellbeing will help you achieve that. With Android 10, another great feature came along as a part of Digital Wellbeing and that is Focus mode. Simply put, Focus mode is something like an improved version of the familiar feature Do not disturb. When you have work to do and find certain apps distracting, you can enable the Focus mode and choose the apps that will be paused. If you try to open an app when the focus mode is on, you will be reminded the app you are trying to open is paused. So, how to enable Focus mode on Android 10? Keep reading, the steps are pretty simple.

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How to enable Focus mode on Android 10

Living busy lives with phones in our hands all day long, we can catch ourselves staring at the screen instead of focusing on a task we should be working on. If you find certain apps distracting, you can pause them until you are done with your work by enabling the Focus mode. Here is how to do that:

  • Open the Settings on your phone
  • Scroll down until you reach Digital Wellbeing
  • Now tap Digital Wellbeing & parental controls
  • Tap Focus mode
  • Now select the apps you wish to pause
  • Finally, tap Turn on now

The Focus mode is now enabled. Now you can focus on your work without any distractions.

When the mode is turned on, the apps you have put on the list will be grayed out and you won’t be able to open them. Also, there will be no notifications. Cool, right?