This hidden feature could quell your mobile phone addiction

This hidden feature could quell your mobile phone addiction

Are you addicted to your phone? Turning your phone screen grey might solve your problem.

Google Design Ethicist Tristan Harris, says that enabling grayscale mode may help you cut down on your beloved smartphone time. The reasoning behind this strategy is that everything will look dull ー so you won’t be attracted to the vibrant colors fighting for your attention.

Sorry Two Dots enthusiasts.

iOS

If you’re an owner of an iOS 10 device:

  1. Go to Settings > General > Accessibility
  2. Tap Display Accommodations > Color Filters
  3. Switch Color Filters
  4. Choose the Greyscale option

Android

If you’re running Android 7.1 Nougat:

  1. Go to Accessibility > Vision
  2. Choose the grayscale option

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