Stop Music & Other Media with a Timer & Save Your Battery

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I like listening to shows or music before I fall asleep. Unfortunately, I had a habit of falling asleep while the media was playing and would wake up to a dead device. Here's an easy tip to use the Clock's Timer feature so media will automatically stop when the Timer ends.

Related: Can't Sleep? The Sleep Genius App Is Here to Help

This tip works with Apple Music, YouTube, and more. In the case of podcasts, you can also use the Podcast app's Sleep Timer. Enjoy a better sleep without worrying about your device's battery life.

  1. Open the Clock app.
  2. Set a timer.

  3. Tap When Timer Ends.
  4. Scroll down and tap Stop Playing.

  5. Open whichever media you want and it will automatically close when the Timer ends.
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Hallei Halter

Hallei is a 2018 graduate of Maharishi University of Management with a BFA in Creative & Professional Writing. She's currently working on a novel about people using witchcraft to clean their houses.