How to tame your phone: Grayscale

How to tame your phone: Grayscale

How to go grey: Step by Step

  • Tap the 'Settings' app.
  • Tap 'Accessibility'.
  • Select 'Display & Text Size'.
  • Tap on 'Color Filters'.
  • Toggle on 'Color Filters'.
  • Tap 'Grayscale'.
  • Tap the Settings app on your android phone
  • Select “Developers options” section
  • Tap on 'Simulate color space' option
  • In the menu that appears, select 'Monochromacy'.

Funny enough, turning your phone’s entire appearance to grey, might just turn out to be a great way of giving your real life much more color.

Have a look at your phone - all those apps & feeds. It’s one big coloring book. In fact, many of the most time-consuming apps deliberately use explicit, bright colours in their interface. And then you have those bloody (pun intended) notifications. Our brains are attracted to things that are colourful and shiny, so obviously your phone and apps were designed as such. 

At first, it might seem quite dull to turn your phone into grayscale - but that’s kind of the point. 

Since basically everything turns to grey, it’s quite an effective trick to make your phone much less fun to use. And that might just be the thing. It’s like we can’t stop eating cookies, even if we know it’s bad for us.

Greyscale removes the positive reinforcements related to those bright color on your screen. It’ll turn those endless feeds into a sea of gray you won’t be enjoying reloading over & over again. 

Although, it might seem a bit extreme at first, I would highly encourage you to try it for at least a few days. Who knows you might actually quite like it and decide to leave it on. No matter what, I guarantee it’ll have added quite a bit of color to your life, off-screen.

Funny enough, turning your phone’s entire appearance to grey, might just turn out to be a great way of giving your real life much more color.

Have a look at your phone - all those apps & feeds. It’s one big coloring book. In fact, many of the most time-consuming apps deliberately use explicit, bright colours in their interface. And then you have those bloody (pun intended) notifications. Our brains are attracted to things that are colourful and shiny, so obviously your phone and apps were designed as such. 

At first, it might seem quite dull to turn your phone into grayscale - but that’s kind of the point. 

Since basically everything turns to grey, it’s quite an effective trick to make your phone much less fun to use. And that might just be the thing. It’s like we can’t stop eating cookies, even if we know it’s bad for us.

Greyscale removes the positive reinforcements related to those bright color on your screen. It’ll turn those endless feeds into a sea of gray you won’t be enjoying reloading over & over again. 

Although, it might seem a bit extreme at first, I would highly encourage you to try it for at least a few days. Who knows you might actually quite like it and decide to leave it on. No matter what, I guarantee it’ll have added quite a bit of color to your life, off-screen.

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