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Three apps that can ac­tu­ally help halt the end­less scrolling

Space

A quiz di­ag­noses how you use your phone (how of­ten you are lured in and for what pur­pose). You then set bet­ter goals, and Space tracks how closely you stick to them. Free on iOS and An­droid. Find your phone lifebal­ance.com

Mo­ment

En­ter the amount of time you want to spend on your phone each day and Mo­ment will no­tify you when you have hit your limit. It will also log your use by apps, to help you ID your big­gest time sucks. Free on iOS. In­the­mo­ment.io

Free­dom

You can set it to block apps, web­sites or the en­tire In­ter­net for cer­tain pe­ri­ods of time. Over­ride it if you must – un­less you use the ‘locked mode’, which keeps you o›line no mat­ter what. From R95 per month on iOS. Free­dom.to

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