I’ve tried various strategies to stop myself from being distracted by the applications, games and Google services that are available on my Android smartphone, including trying an iPhone, shutting down the data connections, disabling AutoSync or using an on-device Do Not Disturb option, but all of these have their own disadvantages. Mostly, I forget to re-enable the service when I need it again.
I don’t have to spend more than this short paragraph to convince you that if you don’t keep your habits, gear, and time in check; your Android phone is going to prove a greater hindrance than support tool for productivity. Our Android phones are begging for our attention. Here are some tips to help you limit the time wasters and increase the productivity as it relates to your phone.