How To Set Timer For Background Sound On iPhone (iOS 16)

This iChumz article will show you how to set a time limit for the background music on your iPhone X, 11, 12, 13, or 14.

The iPhone’s “background sounds” feature makes it possible to listen to music whenever we like, including while we’re falling asleep or doing other routine things. You could fall asleep listening to music, but eventually, you’ll be awakened or otherwise disturbed because the music won’t stop playing until you turn it off. But there’s no need to worry; just set a timer on your iPhone, and the background music will automatically stop playing when you fall asleep. Then, to accomplish this, you must set a time limit for the music so that it stops playing at the specified time. To continue reading this article, set a time limit for the background music playing on your iPhone.

Set Timer For Background Sound On iOS 16

To set limits for the background music on your iOS device, follow the following steps.

Step 1. Open the settings app. and select “Accessibility.”

Go to the "Settings" app  and tap on "Accessibility"

Step 2. Then, from the accessibility menu, tap on “Audio/Visual.”

Select "Audio/Visual" from accessibility menu.

Step 3. Next, tap “Background sounds” from the audio menu.

Then tap on "Background Sounds."

Step 4. And then tap to turn on the “Stop Sounds When Locked” option so that you can stop the songs without unlocking the iPhone.

Tap on "Stop Sounds When Locked."

Step 5. To continue, go back to the home screen and open the “Clock” app.

Open the "Clock" app.

Step 6. Next, tap on “Timer” at the bottom and select the “When Timer Ends” option.

Then tap on "Timer" and select "When Timer Ends"

Step 7. Then scroll down the menu and select “Stop Playing” so that when the timer ends, it doesn’t ring, and tap on the “Set” button.

Next, select on "Stop Playing" and tap on the "Set" button.

Step 8. After that, set a “Time Limit” for the background music to tell it when to stop.

You can set a time limit.

Step 9. Now drag the screen from the upper right corner to access the “Control Center,” then tap on the “Ear” icon.

Open the "Control Centre" and tap on "Ear" icon.

Step 10. Then, to turn on the background music, tap the “Ear” icon.

Then tap on the "Ear" icon to turn on the background sounds.

Step 11. After playing the music, go to the clock app and tap the “Start” button to start the timer for the music.

Then play your music and tap on the "Start" button.

There you go, you have set a timer for the background sound on your iPhone 14.

Final Words

Now that you know how to limit background music playback on iPhone 14 in iOS 16, you won’t be woken up by the noise from the music if you listen to it while falling asleep. Feel free to use the comment section below to share your thoughts and concerns with us.

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