How to Start Using YouTube’s Take a Break Feature

Did you get frustrated by watching long videos?

Sooner or later, you’ll need a break, right? If yes, check out this new YouTube Take a Break Feature.

Google’s concern for today’s generation

Google wants to make user’s experience of the social platform more delighted by making them realize just how much time they’re spending on their phones, with the intentions to decline the Smartphone addiction of today’s generation.

We are very much familiar with the fact that how easy it is to stick in idiosyncrasy of watching YouTube videos on streaming services. For instance, you might start off to find a simple dinner recipe and end up ruining three to four hours viewing reality cooking shows. That is why YouTube’s Take a Break feature serves a brilliant ability for you to set the limits of video watching time. After you set it up, a notification will pop up on your phone’s display telling you that you need to take a break.

How to use Take a Break features:-

Note: Before you go ahead, ensure that you have the latest version of the YouTube app (13. 18.xx or above). This latest version along with new Take a Break feature is available for both Android and iOS.

  1. Open YouTube.
  2. Tap on your display picture at the top right corner of your screen.
  3. And go to the Settings.
  4. After settings, tap General option.
  5. Then you will see Remind me to take a break option, click on it.

After you click the option, YouTube can be set to alert you that about time limit you set, every 15 or up to 180 minutes. And the video you were watching will itself pause, and an alert will come up reminding you that it’s time to take a break. The reminder can easily be dismissed, and you can continue to watch your video or else the settings can be changed be changed again by going to the settings option.

We hope that this blog will help you gain more enlightenment about YouTube and its features. Thus, this feature will also assist you to remember to step out from home and have the benefit of the fresh air. And also it will make you take out the time to talk to your friends and family.

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