Digital Detox: Focus & Live

4.6
15.2K reviews
500K+
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Content rating
Everyone
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About this app

Disconnect from your phone in order to reconnect with yourself, others, and the world. Start your challenge today!

Are you always on your phone? Do you live with a constant fear of missing out? Do you panic when you have no signal? It’s time for a detox. You can do this. We’re here to help.

Features:
⚫ Limited access to your phone during the challenge
⚫ Multiple difficulty levels with built-in accountability
⚫ Scheduling and whitelisting capabilities
⚫ Achievements and leader board at Play Games

Warning: XioaMi phones requires a special permission in order to open whitelisted apps. Please follow our guide here: https://team.urbandroid.org/ddc-fix-whitelisted-apps-on-xiaomi/

Automation

To start detox automatically from Tasker or similar:
- broadcast
- package: com.urbandroid.ddc
- action: com.urbandroid.ddc.START_DETOX
- time_extra: number of minutes

Example:
adb shell am broadcast --el time_extra 60000 -a com.urbandroid.ddc.START_DETOX

Accessibility Service

In order to effectively block you from using the addictive and distracting apps the "Digital Detox" app may ask you to enable its Accessibility Service if you decide to use the cheating protection features. We use this service only to block you from leaving an ongoing Detox without paying an accountability fee or using a quit code (the cheating). We do not use the service to collect any personal information.

Device Admin

If granted by the user, "Digital Detox" app may use the Device Administrator permission to (and only to) prevent users from cheating - make uninstalling of the app during an active Detox harder.
Updated on
Nov 21, 2022

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region, and age. The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
No data shared with third parties
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No data collected
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4.6
15.2K reviews
Ashley Jaime
November 24, 2022
As much it pisses me off when the schedule detox starts and I can't do a task on my phone, I love it for that. It forces me to be truly focus on what task to do around the house and to relax. It gives you 3 short "emergency" access to your phone in case you didn't have an app set to allow so it forces you to use then wisely otherwise pay up to quit! This app has helped me so much
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Alex Metry
June 4, 2021
Love the concept, but it can be fairly glitchy. I wish there was a way to hide apps on the home screen during detox. A lot of system apps don't work properly unless the app is selected, but the settings functions aren't something I want cluttering up my home page. Another common problem is that apps don't open correctly. When I click on an app, it will often open the previous app rather than the one I selected. A test section would be useful to preview a detox and ensure it works like expected.
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Urbandroid (Petr Nálevka)
June 6, 2021
Hello Alex, could you please give us more details about this? You can either contact support@urbandroid.org, or use the Left ≡ menu → Report a bug, directly from the app. Thank you and sorry for the troubles.
Aaron Bailey
May 3, 2022
While running the app, it does most everything you would want it to. The only significant problem I've run into is this... When I make a call and i end up in a phone tree or an answering service that requires touchtone input, the app is blocking that keypad screen as soon add the call connects. I am unable to access the keypad to put input into the system. This is almost a killer because that same keypad input is required for voicemail. If this can be fixed, i think it will be a perfect 5 stars.
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Urbandroid (Petr Nálevka)
May 3, 2022
Hello Aaron, are you using whitelisted Phone app and whitelisted Contacts? Could you please contact support@urbandroid.org, and give us some more details? Thank you.

What's new

- Brave browser support for URL blocking
- Nav bar and status bar colors improved
- Detox browser now keeps state
- Flexible Detox scheduling - select any combination of days and duration
- Fixes in Chinese Traditional
- Fixing long press to remove
- Allowing exact detox scheduling even on Android 12+
- Making long press to remove opt-in only in Settings > Allowed apps > Long press to remove