Published: Sun, May 13, 2018
Research | By Jennifer Evans

YouTube 'Take a Break' Feature Rolling Out on Android Devices

YouTube 'Take a Break' Feature Rolling Out on Android Devices

However, the time can be adjusted as per convenience by the user.

At the time when companies want people to engage with their products all the time, Google gives you options to take a break and keep notifications minimum for less distraction. Notably, a brand new variant of the YouTube to get Android app is presently rolling out using a brand new "Have a rest" function in keeping with this subject.

Another useful new feature is the so-called "scheduled digest". If you have the notifications of the update, you will receive a notification regarding the new YouTube update on your phone as well.

Also, the "Take a break" feature will allow a user to set a reminder at an interval of 15 min, 30 min, 60 min, 90 min and 180 minutes. There you could see the new feature with Remind me to take a break.

The latest Google Play Store update is out, and now this time, it is in its 10th iteration, carrying the version number as v10.0.7.

YouTube is also working to add a "time watched profile" to show you how much time you use YouTube and show you proper history.

The reminder will pause any ongoing video, and you can choose to either dismiss it or adhere to it.

The Take a Break Settings is optional in the updated YouTube app and it is set off by default.

This "take a break" feature does exactly what it sounds like.

These functions won't be the last ones from Google which have been created to aid users get less deflected because of technology.

Additionally, there are two more features in the new YouTube notifications menu. Moreover, nothing major has been spotted yet on the surface, which suggests that most of the new changes are made under the hood at the mainframe code level. This type of updates take longer than expected and Google might have released this update in phases.

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