Want to play your favorite soundscape as you fall asleep, but you don't want to drain your battery overnight? Good news: you can enjoy BetterSleep as you fall asleep and keep your phone charged with our timer feature!

Here's how to set a timer:

If you're on iOS, to set a timer for a mix:

  1. Tap on Sounds and select your sounds and music

  2. Tap on the Current Mix button at the bottom of the screen (it shows which sounds are playing)

  3. Tap on Add Timer

  4. Tap "+" button at the top-right corner

  5. Select your timer duration, timer behavior and fade-out option

  6. Tap on Save

    To set a timer for a story or meditation, tap on Home, then on Meditations or Stories sections at the top. Select your content and tap on the Keep music playing button on the meditation or story detail page. Choose a timer duration. If you want to close the app once the time ends, select a duration or Until story/meditation ends. Tap on the arrow (top left corner) to go back, and play your content.


    iOS NOTE: You will need to activate the setting each time you set a new timer.

If you're on Android, to set a timer for a mix:

  1. Tap on Sounds, and select your sounds, music & brainwaves

  2. Tap on the Current Mix button at the bottom of the screen (it shows which sounds are playing)

  3. Tap Add Timer button

  4. Toggle Close app when timer ends at the bottom (this setting will keep for future timers)

  5. Select any value or Advanced

  6. Confirm

    To set a timer for a story or meditation, tap on Home, then on Meditations or Stories sections at the top. Select your content and tap on the Keep music playing button on the meditation or story detail page. Choose a timer duration. If you want to close the app once the time ends, select a duration or Until story/meditation ends. Tap on the arrow (top left corner) to go back, and play your content.

    ANDROID NOTE: You only need to toggle the setting once BetterSleep will remember the setting for future timers.

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