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What is Opal?

Opal is the #1 screen time app. Join 100,000+ people who use Opalโ€™s friendly assistant to protect their time and focus. Schedule your days, block thousands of distracting apps and websites, analyze your screen time, set intentions, connect your calendar, and more.

Screen time affects all of our lives. Opal is the perfect app for people looking to reduce their daily screen time, but also for people who want increased focus, less stress and better sleep. Using proprietary technology, Opal can disconnect distractions on your phone and help you stay on track.

You can start Opal for short sessions of 5, 10, 60 minutes or throughout the entire day in the background. You can also schedule focus sessions throughout the week where apps will automatically be blocked. For example during your Sleep, Work, Morning, Study schedules. Opal will fit with your schedule and adapt to your life.

FEATURES

  • Disconnect distracting apps on your phone, for short sessions of 5, 10, 60 minutes or throughout the day in the background.
  • Set a timer and write your intention before using apps.
  • Focus timer that blocks distracting apps without any way to bypass.
  • Schedule focus time daily where apps will automatically start blocking. For example during your Sleep, Work, Morning, Study schedules.
  • Check your progress with โ€œTime Savedโ€. Every time Opal blocks a distracting app we calculate time you saved. "Blocked distractions'" will let you know each time Opal prevents a distracting app from connecting.

BENEFITS

  • Save up to 4 hours each day
  • Reduce stress
  • Improve productivity at work
  • Unplug with family and friends
  • Better Sleep and Mornings
  • Improve focus when you need it most
  • 100% Guilt-Free and Private

CREATE A PERSONALIZED APP LIST

You can add or remove Apps and Websites that qualify as distracting directly from Opal settings in the app. You can find settings by tapping on the settings icon.

We all need different things, you can enable 100+ apps to Opal, including most popular:

  • Facebook
  • Instagram
  • Snapchat
  • TikTok
  • Youtube
  • Netflix
  • And 100s of others including News, Adult, Gambling categories.

UNIQUE TECHNOLOGY

We use Apple's local VPN technology in order to monitor and disconnect apps you use. Installation is easy and takes a few seconds on your iPhone.

PRIVACY COMES FIRST

Unlike most apps, Opal works entirely on your phone and personal browsing data never leaves your device.

HEAR IT FROM THE COMMUNITY

"This week, Iโ€™ve started using Opal to establish healthier boundaries with my phone (aka stop doomscrolling) and let me tell you - BOY HOWDY am I a fan. Already noticing just how ~STRESSED~ doomscrolling was making me. And creating better habits via elimination." - Erin

"Weird to think that an app would make me use my phone less... Opal but is the only thing keeping me focused on deep work days" - Zach

"Never in a bazillion years did I think I would be below 3 hours of screen time a day. My mood is SO much better." - Kristi

SUBSCRIPTION PRICING

Opal offers an auto-renewing yearly subscription at $99.99/year to provide you with unlimited access to Opal while you maintain an active subscription. Opal also offers a Lifetime subscription for $399.99 which is paid for by a one-off upfront payment with unlimited access to Opal forever.

We also offer a 50% discount to students and educators.

TERMS

Read about our terms and conditions here:

https://opal.so/terms

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