Your Pixel device running Android 13 wants to make bedtime easier for you. He wants to help you wind down and make sure you can get off into that fantasy land without the distraction of notifications and bright screens.
It’s great, especially when you leave your phone in a charging cradle on your nightstand that keeps the phone’s display aligned with you.
If this is your setup, you know exactly how that screen can be a real distraction throughout the night.
Fortunately, Android 13 has a unique feature, called Sleep mode, which is part of the Digital Live app.
This mode mutes notifications, turns the screen black and white, and can switch the UI to grayscale at a specific time. This means your device won’t distract you and won’t be too noticeable while you’re trying to sleep.
Even better, thanks to the crystal-clear design, when you grab that phone in the middle of the night, your eyes won’t hurt looking at the screen.
Out of the box, however, Sleep mode is not enabled. Fortunately, it’s very easy to activate and set up.
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How to set a schedule for sleep on your Android device
Just do it.
All you need for this is an Android phone that has the Live Digital app. You can find this app in Android 12 and later. That’s it. We must prepare.
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So that’s all you need to set up your Android 13 sleep schedule.
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One thing to remember, however, is that Sleep mode has no effect on the Pixel Alert. Unfortunately, you have to manually enable Sleep mode on the watch. Hopefully, at some point, Google will release both of these so that when Sleep mode kicks in on your phone, it automatically kicks in your watch.
Apart from that, Sleep mode is a great feature to help you sleep.