A Guide to Setting Up Break Reminders on Threads



The article provides a guide on how to schedule break reminders in the Threads app, a mobile messaging app by Facebook. The feature, which can be set to remind users every 10, 20 or 30 minutes, helps manage screen time, prevents eye strain, and ensures a balance between online and offline activities.

This article explains how to schedule break reminders in the Threads app on mobile devices.

The Threads app is a messaging app developed by Facebook for users who want to keep in touch with their closest friends and share their status. It allows users to share photos, videos, messages, stories, and more.

When you use Threads, you can switch between private and public accountsmute or unmute peopleturn offensive words and phrases on or offview profiles you follow and your followersturn threads and replies notifications on or offturn following and followers notifications on or offturn notifications from Threads on or offenable or disable Threads posts suggestions on Instagramenable or disable Threads posts suggestions on Facebookturn all push notifications on or off, turn upload highest quality on or off, and more.

The mobile version lets you schedule a bread reminder when you spend a certain amount of time at once in the app. The times one can choose to be reminded are: [Every 10 minutes], [Every 20 minutes], [Every 30 minutes], [Never].

Scheduling a break reminder in Threads can be helpful for users who spend a lot of time on the app. It can help prevent eye strain, reduce the risk of developing repetitive strain injuries, and improve overall well-being.

Users can avoid getting too absorbed in the app and maintain a healthy balance between their online and offline lives by taking regular breaks.

Schedule break reminders in Threads

As mentioned above, users who want to be reminded to take a break from Threads can turn on and schedule a break.

Here’s how to do it.

First, open the Threads app on your device.

Open the Threads app on mobile device

When the app opens, click the “Person” image at the bottom right, then select the Settings Menu at the top.

Switch to private account in Threads

Next, select the Account tile on the Settings page to expand it.

Threads Account tile in Settings

Then, select the “Bread reminder” tile on the Account settings page to open its settings.

Threads break reminder tile

Next, select when to take a break when you spend this amount of time at once on Threads. Your options are:

  • Every 10 minutes
  • Every 20 minutes
  • Every 30 minutes
  • Never
Threads break reminder options

That should do it!


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