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

During the Google I/O 2018 conference, the company has introduced a number of controls for the YouTube platform which now lets the user take full control of exploring the platform. 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.

Google had previously designed YouTube to be addictive, adding autoplay video, including a scrolling playlist of similar videos just so users would spend that extra minute on its video service. However, the time can be adjusted as per convenience by the user.

Once you hit the limit, YouTube will kindly remind you that you need to take a break and focus on your daily tasks.

If you are an Android user and don't see this feature yet, make sure you are using the latest version of YouTube by updating it from the Play Store. YouTube will also let the users to let change their behaviour of exploring the YouTube's contents. Tapping on it is going to give users choices ranging from "Never" to "Every 180 moments". You can schedule it manually at any time between 15 minutes and 3 hours. When the timer reaches the reminder that has been set, the video will be paused. The user can then choose to dismiss that the reminder to keep on close or seeing to the app.

Like we already said, this feature is now only rolling out to Android users, but it should be rolled out for iOS users soon. So whenever yo want to set a reminder to stop watching the YouTube's videos, you can go to the Settings option and can set the reminder as per your requirements.

There are also two more attributes in the YouTube notifications menu.

The third feature available is the "Scheduled Digest" and will again revolve around notifications.

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