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A simple trick will help you reduce cell phone addiction • ENTER.CO

Cell phone addiction is one of the diseases caused by the appearance of these devices. But did you know that there is a simple way to combat it and do it from your own cell phone? Here we tell you.

The big smartphone manufacturers are not just looking to make money. If not, what over time has focused efforts is how technology also helps combat some diseases that are caused by ICTs themselves. One of these conditions with addictions, something that we discovered a few years ago and that professionals have frequently diagnosed. But, in this case, the same manufacturers have a way with which you can combat excessive use of the cell phone if you make a small configuration on your cell phone.

There’s a way you can spend less time on your phone, in addition to the familiar ones like turning off notifications, buying a “dumb” phone, uninstalling all but essential apps, closing social media, and many more. All of them can be very effective if you fully comply with them. There are even some tracking tools that help you track the time you spend on your phone.

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All the methods can be applicable, but there is one that you can apply and that is much simpler. You will not have to uninstall or install anything, it is a tool that you already have on your cell phone and the secret is: use the gray scale. The best thing is that no matter which company you have a smartphone from, this tool is available for both Android and iOS. This shows the growing concern of manufacturers to combat this type of disease. The purpose of this setting is to make your phone less attractive so our brains are less attracted to shiny things.

To set up this feature on your iPhone, simply go to Settings, then select Accessibility > Screen & Text Size > Color Filters. Turn on the Color Filters toggle switch and Grayscale will appear as the top option. In the case of Android you just have to open Setting, and then touch Digital wellbeing and parental control. Choose the option Chill out With this you can also set a schedule for the night: Relax, gray the screen and silence notifications. With this simple trick you can combat cell phone addiction.

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