Digital Wellbeing 1.0.3 tests a revamped Wind Down feature with new options and a Quick Settings tile

Digital Wellbeing 1.0.3 tests a revamped Wind Down feature with new options and a Quick Settings tile

Today, Google rolled out version 1.0.302017577.beta of the Digital Wellbeing app on the Google Play Store. Digital Wellbeing is Google’s app to help users limit their smartphone use with features such as a Dashboard summarizing your phone use, Focus Mode to minimize distractions, Wind Down to help you put down the phone at night, and more. The latest update tweaks the settings screen for Wind Down and adds a Quick Settings tile to allow users to more quickly toggle the mode.

Google has redesigned the “Start” and “End” entries so that they both appear above the day selector. The Start and End times are now shown in a much larger text size with different colors to differentiate them. Meanwhile, the new Quick Setting tile, which we’ve noticed isn’t fully working for everyone, allows one to quickly toggle the Wind Down state.

An APK teardown can often predict features that may arrive in a future update of an application, but it is possible that any of the features we mention here may not make it in a future release. This is because these features are currently unimplemented in the live build and may be pulled at any time by the developers in a future build.

We also enabled an even newer settings screen for the Wind Down feature in Digital Wellbeing. In this revamped version, the on/off toggle is no longer located at the top. Rather, Google has separated the options into what triggers Wind Down and what happens when Wind Down is on. Besides scheduling, Google has now added the option to enable Wind Down whenever you plug in your phone at night. You can customize the time so that it doesn’t activate when you’re charging your phone at work or in the car, though. We spotted this feature back in November alongside a new “Minimal Phone” mode, though the latter feature is not yet available.

You can download the latest version of the Digital Wellbeing app from the Google Play Store below.

Digital Wellbeing
Digital Wellbeing
Developer: Google LLC
Price: Free

Thanks to PNF Software for providing us a license to use JEB Decompiler, a professional-grade reverse engineering tool for Android applications.

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Mishaal Rahman
Mishaal Rahman

Editor-in-chief at XDA-Developers. I follow AOSP and the Chromium Gerrit to uncover new features, and I also routinely analyze Android applications and device firmware to do the same. Tips/media inquiries: [email protected]