Your Pixel device running Android 13 wants to make it easier for you to sleep well. He wants to help you fall asleep and make sure you can drift into that beautiful sleep without being interrupted by notifications or bright screens.
It’s very convenient, especially if you leave your phone in the parking lot in a garage that has the phone’s display facing you.
If that’s your setup, you know very well how the screen can be a real problem all night long.
Fortunately, Android 13 has a special feature, called sleep mode, which is part of the Digital Wellbeing app.
This mode closes notifications, changes the screen to black and white, and can change the UI to gray at the same time. What this means is that your device will not disturb you and it will not be a bright presence while you are trying to sleep.
Even better, thanks to the grayscale feature, if you have to hold the phone in the middle of the night, it won’t hurt your eyes to look at the screen.
However, in the box, the sleep mode is not turned on. Fortunately, it’s easy to make and set up.
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Let’s do that.
All you need for this is an Android phone that includes the Digital Wellbeing app. You will find this app in Android 12 and later. That’s it. Let’s establish it.
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And that’s just to configure the sleep time in Android 13.
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One thing you have to keep in mind, however, is that the sleeping position does not have a zero effect on Pixel Watch. Unfortunately, you have to manually enable the sleep and wakeup mode. Hopefully, at some point, Google will get the two things in sync so that when the sleep mode on your phone starts, it will go directly to your watch.
Apart from that, bedtime routine is a good thing that can help you sleep.