iOS 10 Bedtime: How Does it Work?


If you often awake even after your Bedtime, the iOS 10 Bedtime feature is made for you. People lose track of their sleeping time when they indulge in movies or any work. It affects their productivity and physical health. There are so many adverse effects of the irregular sleeping pattern on mental health.

The bedtime app tracks your routine and helps you to follow an effective regime. The reminders, wakeup tones, and many other special features are in this app. If iOS 10 Bedtime not working on your iPhone or iPad, don’t Worry. Read further to know how to enable and disable the iOS 10 Bedtime feature.

iOS 10 Bedtime
iOS 10 Bedtime

#1 What Is iOS 10 Bedtime?

Bedtime is another great feature of iOS. If you couldn’t follow a daily routine for sleeping and always get late for your office, Bedtime helps you a lot with these situations. People often drink coffee or tea just before their Bedtime, and they can’t get sound sleep. iOS 10 Bedtime reminds you of your Bedtime.

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This app is extensively developed for people who rely on a digital device for their work. If you often forgot to go to bed at the right time and wake up late in the morning, Bedtime helps you in such situations. You can improve your sleep habits with this feature of iOS 10.

#2 How Does iOS 10 Bedtime Works?

When you set up the Bedtime feature of yourself, you have to answer some questions like which time you want a reminder to sleep and wake up. You have to give answers to many other related questions when you set up this feature. So, in simple words, you will create a timetable for your sleeping time with Bedtime.

You can connect iOS 10 Bedtime Sleep Analysis with a health app. So, you will get a detailed analysis of your sleeping pattern. You will get graphs and also get some advice from the health app. So, ultimately Bedtime app helps you monitor and track your sleep with reminders, alarms, and notification.

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This app helps you to remember your sleeping time. You can also activate the Do Not Disturb (DND) feature from this app, which allows you to enjoy an uninterrupted and sound sleep. Even you will not get a call notification with a blinking screen when you enable DND. So, this app will consider your sleeping time until you use your mobile. So, it is not much advanced but pretty useful.

The soft and specially designed waking tones of Bedtime help you wake up with a new mood instead of that noisy alarm tone; Bedtime wakeup tones are ear pleasant. You can also set a reminder before your Bedtime, which helps you for avoiding any caffeinated beverage.

#3 How To Active Bedtime?

It is very straightforward to activate the Bedtime feature. Even you don’t need an internet connection for this. You have to answer some questions like your wakeup time, days for alarms, hours of sleep, and many other sleeping time-related questions.

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Follow these steps to activate iOS 10 Bedtime.

Step 1: Open the Clock app from your iPhone or iPad. You can also open the bedtime feature from the Timer and stopwatch app. These apps open on the same page, where you can choose a different option.

Step 2: Now, on the opening page of the app, select Bedtime from the tab. You can find the tab at the bottom of the screen.

iOS 10 Bedtime
iOS 10 Bedtime

Step 3: If you are setting up a bedtime feature for the first time, you will see the “Get Started” Option on screen. Click on it.

Get Started iOS 10 Bedtime
Get Started iOS 10 Bedtime
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Step 4: From this page, you need to give answers to a different question. So, the first question will be related to your wakeup time. You can use the Calendar App for iPhone to find out the working days. So, set up your wakeup time and click on the next to proceed.

iOS 10 Bedtime
iOS 10 Bedtime

Step 5: Select the days of weeks in which you like to wake up at the time, as mentioned before. You can exclude your week offs if you want. Click on the Next from the top right corner of the screen.

iOS 10 Bedtime
iOS 10 Bedtime

Step 6: In the next question, you need to select the hours of sleep you want. It is advisable to choose a minimum of 6 hours. The sleeping hours vary between 6 to 8 hours as per your work during the day. Tap on Next to go for the next question.

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iOS 10 Bedtime
iOS 10 Bedtime

Step 7: If you want a bedtime reminder alert on your mobile screen, you can use this option. It will give notification of your Bedtime. You will get a reminder or notification if your mobile is locked. Click on Next to select the wakeup alarm tone.

iOS 10 Bedtime
iOS 10 Bedtime

Step 8: Now you can select the different wakeup tones for your wake-up alarm. The bedtime tones are very ear pleasant and specially designed for wakeup purposes. So, it is very different from the other noisy alarm tones. You will have nine tones, and you can select any of one from that list.

• Early Riser
• FirstLight
• Helios
• Orbit
• Bird song
• Droplets
• Sunny
• Springtide
• Bright-eyed

These are the wakeup bedtime alarm tones. You have to select one from these.

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iOS 10 Bedtime
iOS 10 Bedtime

Step 9: After selecting a suitable alarm tone, click on Next.

Step 10: Now tap on the “Save” option to save these changes. iOS 10 Bedtime is activated on your iPhone or iPad.

iOS 10 Bedtime
iOS 10 Bedtime

You can also modify bedtime settings and manage them as per your routine. You can change all options like wakeup tones, bedtime reminders, reminders for days, many others. For doing so, follow these steps.

Step 1: Open the Clock app or Timer app from the home screen of your iOS device.

Step 2: Click on the Bedtime option from the bottom tab.

Step 3: On the top left corner of the screen, you will see the option and click on it.

iOS 10 Bedtime
iOS 10 Bedtime

Step 4: Now you will have four options to edit.

A. The day of weeks for the wakeup alarm
B. Time for bedtime reminder
C. Change the wakeup tones
D. Also, set volume for the wakeup tune

set volume for the wakeup tune
set volume for the wakeup tune

Step 5: You can edit these settings from the Bedtime.

#4 How To Disable iOS 10 Bedtime?

Sometimes we want to watch movies at night and have significant work so that you need to awake till midnight. In such situations, you can disable the Bedtime reminders. Follow these steps to Turn off Bedtime on iOS 10.

Step 1: Open the clock or timer app from your iOS device.

Step 2: Now click on the Bedtime from the bottom tab.

Step 3: You will see and toggle button In front of Bedtime, to disable or turn off Bedtime, tap on it, and if it turns white, the Bedtime Feature Is deactivated.

Bedtime Feature
Bedtime Feature

It is also effortless to reactivate Bedtime. After weekends or your work, you can turn on the Bedtime feature to track your sleep. Although Bedtime can’t follow your sleep quality, you will get a rough idea about your sleeping pattern.

Bedtime is helpful if you have an irregular sleeping time. Follow the steps mentioned above and tap on the Bedtime toggle button, and if it turns green, Bedtime is activated.

#5 Conclusion:

iOS 10 Bedtime feature is primitive but very helpful. It helps you to track your sleeping hours and help you to wake up at fixed times. It seems small, but if you have perfect timing for sleeping at night ad wake up time in the morning, your efficiency will improve, and you can work or study with more concentration.

I believe that after reading this article about the Bedtime feature, you can set up a Bedtime routine for yourself. Comment below if you have any questions.


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