Description

Moment enables you to use your phone in a healthy way, giving you back time for the parts of life that matter most.

By understanding your device usage, you can learn to manage the time you spend on it. See how much time you’re spending on your phone and which apps you’re using most.

Rethink the way you use your phone, one day at a time, through guided coaching sessions at your own pace. Moment will help subtly change your usage habits to help you get your time back.

Disconnect together by monitoring your family’s device usage and establishing screen-free times. You can work together with your family to ensure accountability and reduce screen time as a team.

Take back control over your phone usage and find new time each day with Moment.


Moment Features:

Device Addiction Coaching
• Train with the Coach to use your phone less, if that’s your goal.
• Learn how to modify your behavior in small ways to reduce your phone usage.
• Moment runs in the background to help manage your usage without needing to open it.

Time Management & Measurement
• Track how much you use your phone or tablet automatically.
• Keep track of what apps you use the most (iPhone only).
• Log how many times you pick up your phone each day.
• Break down each day to see when you’re on your device and what apps you’re using.
• Track where you go each day and have it plotted on a map.

Friends and Family Support
• Establish phone-free times for your family so you can disconnect together.
• Improve your focus and connections by decreasing your screen time.
• Let your friends and family know you’re putting down your phone for a while to reduce distractions and improve accountability.

Apple Watch
• Quickly see how long you and your family have used your phone today.
• No, the app doesn’t track how long you spend looking at your watch.

Smartphones are great tools for productivity, entertainment and connectivity, but like all things, are best used in moderation. Learn to manage device addiction with simple coaching and management techniques from Moment.


Warning to parents: Moment is not strictly about parental control. Using Moment Family as a parent gives you certain powers, but your children have power too.
• If your daughter notices you on your phone while you’re supposed to be watching a family movie together, she can start family dinner time for the entire family until the movie is over. That means no one can pick up their phone, and you as the parent can’t turn that family dinner time off.
• Your entire family can see everyone else’s screen time for the day from the family scoreboard.


Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life. Moment has been designed to use GPS sparingly.



SUBSCRIPTION PRICING AND TERMS

Moment offers two auto-renewing subscription options:
$7.99 per month
$59.99 per year

These prices are for United States customers. Pricing in other countries may vary and actual charges may be converted to your local currency depending on the country of residence.

Your Moment Coach subscription automatically renews unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours before the end of the current period. You will be charged through your iTunes account within 24-hours prior to the end of the current period. You can manage your subscription and turn off auto-renewal in your iTunes Account settings. Any unused portion of a free trial period, if offered, will be forfeited when you purchase a subscription.

Terms of service: https://inthemoment.io/terms
Privacy policy: https://inthemoment.io/privacy

What’s New

Version 4.0.3

Lots of bug fixes and performance improvements. 26 to be exact!

Thank you for using Moment!
~The Moment Team

Ratings and Reviews

4.5 out of 5
10.5K Ratings
10.5K Ratings
RykerH ,

Amazing App - Request a Feature?

I have absolutely loved this application and it has saved me so much time. I went from using my phone for roughly three hours a day down to less than an hour a day. Some days, I’ll even use my phone for less than 20 minutes. The iPhone Bootcamp in Premium is especially challenging, but very much worth it if you’re serious about cutting down your screen time. It took me a couple tries to finally complete it 100%.

I was wondering if a feature could be developed to turn off apps after a certain amount of time. Example: I use Instagram for business so I need to have it on my phone; however, after I have completed what I need to accomplish on the app, I tend to keep scrolling through it and waste a lot of time. I can’t delete it, because it is kind of a necessary evil for my photography side hustle. If I could set a 15 minute limit specifically for that app, that would be amazing. Ideally, Moment would close the app for me after that amount of time has passed and not let me in it for the rest of the day. Is that possible?

Even if the feature can’t be made, I wanted to thank you for this application. I’ve found myself to be more intentional toward people and the daily situations I’m in since I downloaded it and I can’t thank you enough for that.

Jojo12340 ,

Great Idea

This app is a great idea and I would love if it worked. This first week or so I used the app, it would track my usage well, but then it started to lose my trust. The amount of time I spent on my phone started to grow a ton even though I felt like I was using my phone the same amount. I checked the usage (or whatever it’s called) tab in the app and the numbers the time it said I was using it throughout the day didn’t add up. For instance I would do the math based on what it said my pickups and usage time was and it would come out to more than an hour under what the overall total was. In my mind, I was like this makes sense they’re trying to sell a product that makes you decrease your phone usage, or at least makes you feel like you are decreasing your phone usage, so it makes sense to inflate the numbers to then just show the actual numbers once people buy the premium product or whatever it’s called. Now, I didn’t wanna just leave it at that, I wanted to be thorough, so I tracked my phone usage myself and compared it to the app’s purported usage and my hypothesis was correct and the app inflated your usage. Its too bad the developers have chosen to inflate the numbers, I think this is a great idea with great potential to actually help people use their phones less and connect with people around them more, but it’s part of a business model and has to make a profit so I understand why they have made the choices they have.

Developer Response ,

Thanks for your feedback, Jojo. I'm glad Moment was working well for you at first and I thought I'd explain the rest of what you're seeing. Moment counts all of your screen time, whether you're actively tapping around inside an app or the phone is just sitting there untouched. If the screen is on, Moment is counting that as "screen time." That means things like using Maps while you're driving is constantly counted as screen time.

For most of Moment's customers, their screen time measurement and app usage measurement (from the screenshots) is within 95% of each other. There's a few factors, explained in the FAQ, as to why those numbers don't match up 100% some of the time.

In any case, Moment definitely does not inflate your screen time on purpose in order to sell the upgrade. That would be profoundly unethical and I do not take part in anything of the sort. There are situations where Moment will inaccurately calculate actual active screen time, like the Maps example I mentioned, but this is not done on purpose and I'm always working to prevent situations like this. I do a stopwatch test for each version of the app where I have a dedicated stopwatch I start/stop when I use my phone for 7 days to get a secondary measurement of screen time. Moment is always within seconds of being accurate when I release it.

I hope that helps explain things!
~Kevin
Creator of Moment

MiralMS ,

Useful, but too preachy

Installed this app on the advice of a friend who was really surprised when its features revealed how much screen time she was spending every day. Figured I could also benefit from something like that, so I installed it 3 months ago. Definitely made me realize I need to cut down on browsing aimlessly, but there are problems. For one, it’s not been very accurate in counting the minutes at least half a dozen times. (Sometimes it strangely fails to record time spent online). Got the updated version a few days ago, and it was really intrusive. The alerts that pop up by default were needlessly frequent & filled with language that made me feel like a 5 year old. I changed their frequency in the settings after a day of this moralizing tone. Interface text sounds pretty much the same—annoying as heck, especially when it constantly asks to be enabled to access Settings to connect to certain apps to collect more specific information about where you need to reduce screen time.

Ultimately, I’m glad I have this app to check in occasionally to figure out when I need to log off. If you are one of those who are on some higher mission to attain great mindfulness, you can probably tolerate this app much better. I’m just not looking for that myself. I have meditation apps, and I just need to use this one as a simple counter.

Information

Seller
Moment Health Inc.
Size
86.5 MB
Category
Health & Fitness
Compatibility

Requires iOS 11.2 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

Languages

English

Age Rating
Rated 4+
Location
This app may use your location even when it isn't open, which can decrease battery life.
Copyright
© Moment Health Inc.
Price
Free
In-App Purchases
  1. Moment Premium $3.99
  2. 3 Months of Moment Family $14.99
  3. Moment Coach $7.99

Supports

  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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