iOS 12 introduced a great new feature called Screen Time so that users could monitor their iPhone usage pattern. However, Screen Time knowledge is so deep that it could scare you, your spouse or your parents about how much equipped you’re with your iPhone for no useful reason.

I was shit scared when I first checked Screen Time settings on my iPhone X running iOS 12. In the last 8 hours, I picked up my phone 157 times, that’s once every 6 minutes. Shocking.

Screen Time even details how much time you spent on a website if you aren’t browsing Incognito. It is a dangerous tool. This deep level of knowledge about your phone’s usage pattern can tell a lot about your character. Screen Time keeps a record of the personal time you and your iPhone spend together.

If you aren’t cool with all of this. Go ahead and disable Screen Time on your iPhone right this instant iOS 12.

How to Disable Screen Time on iPhone

  1. Go to Settings » Screen Time.
  2. Tap Turn Off Screen Time.
  3. Enter your Passcode.
  4. Tap Turn Off Screen Time again to confirm.

If the Screen Time data of your iPhone has been an eye opener for you and you’re willing to improve your digital health using this powerful new tool on your iPhone. Thankfully, there’s a way to start clean.

How to Clear Screen Time Usage Data

  1. Go to Settings » Screen Time.
  2. Scroll to the bottom and tap Clear Usage Data.
  3. Enter your Passcode.
  4. Tap Clear Usage Data again to confirm.

We hope the tips and warnings shared above help you save your life and the truths that are only personal to you and your iPhone.