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How to program the cell phone to pause the music if I listen to Spotify or Apple Music and fall asleep

Music Timer on Android and iPhone. (photo: AndroidHelp)

There are thousands of tricks to sleep better Some turn on the radio while lying in bed. Others prefer to listen podcast or your music favourite. But if one falls asleep, playback continues, draining the phone’s battery. And maybe disturb the neighbors or the people who live with you.

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But fortunately, there are ways to automatically pause playback or mute music in certain situations. At a time when surely one has fallen asleep.

It doesn’t matter if you have a iPhone or a android phone. You will be able to listen to your favorite songs without any problem, and when the desired moment is reached, the playback will stop automatically so that you can fall asleep while the smartphone rest. It can also be used at any time of the day and even as a reminder of an appointment or meeting.

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Can you automatically mute music on an iPhone using the app Clock of operating system. And on Android device, it depends on the app you use to play songs. Some as Spotify, integrate their own automatic pause. Anyway, TechMarkup will explain how to perform this task in the most common situations.

How to pause music on iPhone

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You have to start with iOS, the iPhone operating system. It must be said that songs are heard in Apple Music, Spotify either Youtube musicor podcasts in the app podcast, iVoox or other programs. The fact is that, at a certain moment, you want to turn off the music and prevent the phone from ringing.

For this to be possible, the function must be activated. stop playback which will be found in Clock of the iPhone.

It is one of the default applications, so it will be found easily. Once inside the app Clockclick on timer and choose a time period. There you can choose the desired hours, minutes and seconds.

Finally, at the end of this period, you can play one of the official iPhone sounds, or in this case, turn off the music with the option stop playback. It’s best to test it first to be sure. Also, don’t forget to touch Start to start the countdown. If this timer is not activated, the playback will never stop and the music will continue.

Stop the music on an iPhone. (photo: iPhone/Composition/Jose Arana)
Stop the music on an iPhone. (photo: iPhone/Composition/Jose Arana)

How to pause music on Android

Android currently does not have an official way to disable music playback. But if an official solution is missing, the third party applications They always find a way to fix it.

In Spotify, for example, the automatic stop can be configured in the program itself. Also available in Amazon Music and some media if you are listening to more songs stored on your phone.

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Timer. (photo: Spotify/Composition/Jose Arana)
Timer. (photo: Spotify/Composition/Jose Arana)

But if you want to pause playback no matter what program the music comes from, you can easily do it with the app. Sleep Timer. Free, with ads and downloadable from Google Play Store.

The application itself explains in its description what it is for: “allows you to fall asleep listening to your favorite music. Put on the music you want and set the timer. At the end of the countdown, (…) progressively lower the music until it stops.”

So you just have to install the sleep timer and choose 10, 20, 30, 40 or 60 minutes. After activation, playback continues smoothly. When the time is up, the music stops.

Stop the music on an Android. (photo: Android/Composition/Jose Arana)
Stop the music on an Android. (photo: Android/Composition/Jose Arana)

Among its features is the ability to turn off the music by gradually lowering the volume. It also allows you to pause playback, turn off the Wifito turn off Bluetooth, activate silent mode and/or return to the home screen when the timer ends. It even has custom functions for close specific programs.

If Sleep Timer is not what you want, you can find other similar apps on Google Play, such as Sleep Timer (Music & Screen Off) either Sleep Timer for Spotify and Music Both are free with ads and are used to mute music at specific times. But they also help to disconnect the Wi-Fi and/or Bluetooth of the phone, activate the silent mode, etc.

Sleep Timer (Music & Screen Off). (photo: Google Play Store)
Sleep Timer (Music & Screen Off). (photo: Google Play Store)

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