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How to set a schedule, adjust, and use Sleep Mode on iPhone

To set a schedule on iPhone
Written by Hassan Abbas

When you go to sleep, do you do some specific things with your iPhone? You may turn on Do Not Disturb, set your alarm, and even dim your bright show. Here is a simple method to set a Schedule on iPhone.

However, when iOS 14 was introduced, it brought a new aspect known as Sleep Mode, that takes care of these things for you. Instead of, go through the exact nightly routine to attain your iPhone ready for bed. So here is how to use Sleep Mode instead.

On iPhone Sleep Mode

Set up Sleep

Similarly, the amount of sleep you obtain is related to your health. So it means that where you are going to organize Sleep Mode and its schedule, in the Health app.

1) Now open Health on your iPhone and click the Browse tab at the bottom.

2) then scroll down and click Sleep.

3) So you will see No Data in the graph at the top because you haven’t set up Sleep yet. So drop down a tab and then click the Get Started under Set Up Sleep.

To set a schedule on iPhone

Make a Sleep Goal

Similarly, the first thing you’re going to do is set up a Sleep Goal. Then this allows Health to suggest a bedtime and wakes up time for you. And of course, it will track the amount of time you’re in bed.

Now use the plus and minus buttons to set your goal and click the Next.

Organize a schedule

Similarly, you motivated to Set Your First Schedule. So this is where you can add bedtime and wake up times for certain days of the week. That is handy if you go to bed earlier on the weekdays.

Active Days: Here click to select the days for your first schedule. Then those highlighted in blue are the active ones.

Bedtime and Wake Uptime: Slide each side of the dial to organize these times. Then you will able to view the exact times’ converts as you move the dial. Also, the number of hours that you’re planning to sleep will start showing at the bottom.

Alarm Options: If you are using your iPhone as an alarm clock, then you are able to turn on Wake Up Alarm

Simply, when you will finish the click Add at the top.

Analyze and set it

However, you will then see the Your Schedules screen which displays the schedule you just make. And this is where you can Add a Schedule For Other Days.

Now you are able to Turn on Sleep Mode right then and there. So click Skip to wait for your schedule to kick in the Control Center.

Whether you have an Apple Watch paired with your iPhone. Similarly, you will then ask if you’d like to Track Sleep With Apple Watch. However, either click Turn on and follow the prompts.

Though the Sweet Dreams screen will provide you a summary of what you organize for Sleep. Click Done and your Sleep Mode schedule are set!

Customize sleep (To set a schedule on iPhone)

However, you are able to turn your schedule. While can add another, or customize additional options for Sleep. Open Health and go back to Browse > Sleep.

Similarly, your Sleep Data will show at the top. Then you are able to click Add Data to insert data manually.

Now scroll down to Your Schedule. Here, you’ll view the Next Bedtime. Wake Up times with an option to Add along with your Full Schedule & Options that you are able to click to edit.

To set a schedule on iPhone

Moreover, on that Full Schedule & Options screen, you can turn off your Sleep Schedule. And also able to Edit it.

Similarly, go down to Additional Details. Then simply click to adjust your Sleep Goal, Wind Down.

Setup the Sleep options ( To set a schedule on iPhone)

To set a schedule on iPhone

Moreover, under Additional Details, click Options and then turn on even further aspects:

  • Enable Impulsively: Turn on this option to adjust your Lock Screen and enable Do Not Disturb.
  • Display Time: Turn on this aspect to show the time and date during Sleep Mode.
  • Track Time in Bed: Turn on this option if you’re interested in tracking your sleep to learn about patterns.
  • Sleep Reminders: Turn on reminders to get notifications for when Wind Down and Bedtime will start.

To set a schedule on iPhone

In Control Center Turn On The Sleep Mode

Sometimes, when you are desiring to enable Sleep Mode outside of the schedule that you have organized. So maybe you are working a night shift and you have to sleep during the day.

That’s why you are able to put Sleep Mode in your Control Center and then you have to click to turn on it any time.

1) Open Settings and then choose Control Center.

2) At the bottom under More Controls, click Sleep Mode to add it to the top.

3) Similarly, at the top, you are able to click and drag to move it to a different spot in your Control Center.

Thus now hit the Settings arrow at the top left to back out.

Conclusion (To set a schedule on iPhone)

At first, the Sleep Mode and its options may not look like much. But as you can look here, you contain a lot of methods to set Sleep in the Health app to fit you excellently. Further, in the Health app on ‌the iPhone, you are able to organize a Sleep Schedule with the amount of sleep that you desire to obtain each night. Well, we hope that you will like this article most.

About the author

Hassan Abbas

Tech enthusiast with too many items on his wish-list and not nearly enough money! Specializing in all things tech, with a slight Apple bent he has been writing for various blogs for the best part of (too many) years

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