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    SelfControl Alternatives for Android

    SelfControl is not available for Android but there are plenty of alternatives with similar functionality. The best Android alternative is FocusMe. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Forest or Stay Focused. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to SelfControl and 19 are available for Android so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Android alternatives to SelfControl are Freedom, Pluckeye, Offtime and iChooseTo.

    SelfControl is mainly a Anti Procrastination Tool but alternatives to it may also be Time Tracking Tools or Pomodoro Timers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of SelfControl.
    This page was last updated May 1, 2022
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    SelfControl is a free and open-source application for Mac OS X that lets you block your own access to distracting websites,...
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    1. The All-In-One Application and Website Blocker for Windows, Mac and Android.
      FocusMe vs SelfControl opinions
      Most users think FocusMe is a great alternative to SelfControl.
      Can be easily disabled. New update, I have been told by the developer, could change that though. (July 2017)
      Negative comment almost 5 years ago

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      Forest is an app to help you stay focused on your work. Whenever you want to concentrate, you can plant a seed in Forest. In the next 30 minutes, this small seed will gradually grow into a big tree.
      Forest vs SelfControl opinions
      Almost everyone thinks Forest is a great alternative to SelfControl.
      It is a very cute app, but also very functional without unnecessary functions (like ColdTurkey has, for example).
      Positive comment over 5 years ago

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    2. Freedom is an application that disables networking on an Apple computer for up to eight hours at a time. Freedom will free you from the distractions of the internet, allowing you time to code, write, or create.
      Freedom vs SelfControl opinions
      Almost everyone thinks Freedom is a great alternative to SelfControl.
      When you ask for alternatives for Windows, you dont wanna hear some apple stuff
      Negative comment over 1 year ago

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      Really love it. Only thing they need to add is a whitelist feature.
      Positive comment about 4 years ago

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      SelfControl is for Windows, Freedom is not.
      Negative comment over 6 years ago

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    3. Pluckeye is a filter that bolsters self-control on the Internet.
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      Stay focused helps you focus by restricting the daily usage of selected apps to the selected time. Spending too much of time Social Networking or Messaging Apps? Focus it and it will help you reduce the usage.


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      Android: Asks if you really want to use an app (e.g. YouTube) and/or if you really want to use your phone Windows: Press Hotkeys to take (forced) breaks and/or enter an intention each time you use your computer and get reminded of it!.
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      Usually, "Digital Detoxing" apps in Android are about opting-in for a contract to not use our phones for the next X minutes. Or that we will not use the app Y for more than Z minutes. These contracts are often reinforced with financial incentives, i.e.
    4. Smartphone addicted? Heavy app user? Need more control over your apps?
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      SPACE is designed to help users understand their phone usage, break phone addiction and to find their phone life balance.
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