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This New iPhone Feature Will Help You Sleep Better

Buh-bye, blue light.

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Screens emit bright blue light, which can suppress the production of a sleep-inducing hormone called melatonin.

At a media event on Monday, Apple announced the public release of iOS 9.3, which includes a new feature called "Night Shift" that will reduce your iPhone's blue light when it gets dark.

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Night Shift is available for iPhone 5S or later, iPad Pro, iPad Air or later, iPad mini 2 or later, and the sixth-generation iPod Touch.

To get the feature on your iPhone, update to iOS 9.3 by opening Settings app > General > Software Update or connecting your iPhone to your computer and opening iTunes.

(iTunes is usually faster than an over the air update).

Then open Settings > Display & Brightness > Night Shift.

Slide to enable "scheduled" Night Shift, which will automatically turn on a warm display when you go to bed.

You can also tap the From/To arrow to set it to "Sunset and Sunrise."

🛏Good night, friends. 🌚