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4. Lock it up and throw away the key

Even if you use parental controls, you can still access the apps if you use your password.

Unless…

You generate a random passcode, write it down, and give it to someone.

Now you can only access the apps when you absolutely have to.

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5. Optimize the home screen

This is simple:

- Only put the apps you need on the home screen

- Choose a basic background

This will keep you focused and less tempted to pick up your phone.

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1. Delete the unneeded

Go through each app and ask yourself 2 questions:

1. “Do I overuse this app?”

Yes? Delete it.

2. “Does this app help me and do I need it?”

Yes? Keep it.

But what if you want to take self-control out of the equation?

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2. Download an app-blocker

You’d be surprised how many times you unconsciously check your apps.

Downloading an app like Freedom can be a lifesaver.

Freedom allows you to block specific websites and apps at certain times.

This trick alone will save you hours of wasted time....

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ALAN WATTS

Modern systems of communication are an extension into the external world of man's nervous system.

ALAN WATTS

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Phone Addiction Rescue

Phone Addiction Rescue

Here’s 6 tips to break your phone addiction and stop wasting your life.

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3. Make it difficult

Disable app stores and use parental control.

iOS — Go to Settings > Screen Time > Content & Privacy Restrictions again. 

Now, go to iTunes & App Store Purchases and disable App Store installations.

This will completely hide the App Store from your phon...

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Take Back Control

6. Turn off notifications

Notifications are just distractions draining your mental energy.

Get rid of them.

You won’t miss them and you’ll be more present with:

- Your work

- Your family

- Your friends

Take back control of your life.

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Conclusion

Conclusion

How to break your phone addiction:

1. Delete the unneeded

2. Download an app-blocker

3. Make reinstalling difficult

4. Throw away the key

5. Optimize the home screen

6. Turn off notifications

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