If you live alone like to watch TV at night. It can cause a lack of sleep and some other health problems. Since it’s hard to keep a distance from the TV, in this read we will discuss how can you minimize the effects, and have better sleep while your TV is on. below we have mentioned some useful tips you can use to help you sleep using your Android TV. Meanwhile, you can also learn to fix Android TV appearing twice while Casting.
How to Improve Your Sleeping Habit Using Android TV?
Sleeping with the TV on is not advised by doctors as well. Since, the increased blue light exposure increases your risk for obesity, diabetes, and other health problems. If you still happen to be watching TV before you sleep or while asleep, the below-mentioned practices will help you sleep better, and minimize the health risks.
Reduce the Screen Brightness
Bright lights put stress on our eyes, and they start to pain. This pain keeps you awake, so to get better sleep, it is advised to reduce the brightness of your TV Screen. It can be done from the Picture Settings on your Android TV.
Adjust the Screen Color Temperature
It is scientifically proven that blue light, causes a lack of sleep, as it transmits a signal to your brain that it is not dusk yet (it’s the same phenomenon that the blue color of the sky, keeps us from sleeping). So, to sleep better using your TV, you should adjust the color temperature of your screen, to a warmer tone, compared to a cooler tone, set by default.
You can also install the Twilight Blue Light filter app on your TV, which allows you to create a custom color temperature for your TV’s screen, to work the same way as night mode or reading mode found on modern phones.
Change the Ambient Light of the Room
It’s not just the TV, but the overall ambiance of the room plays an important factor in your sleep quality. So, you need to set the ambient of the room right, it can be done by blocking or turning off any blue light, or you can use smart LED bulbs (Amazon India, Amazon US) or tube lights, or LED strips (Amazon India, Amazon US) like us, to set their temperature to a warmer tone.
Play Relaxing (White Noise) Videos
Music also plays a major role, to help you sleep better. Now, that you have adjusted the screen brightness, color temperature, and ambient light. A relaxing (white noise) video can make you sleep, as it will make you feel calm, and relieve stress, you can take deep breaths as well, to get your body relaxed.
Turn off the Screen
Another great tip to help you better sleep, while hearing relaxing music on your TV, is to turn off the screen. It will further cut down the remaining light from your TV, and keep you from looking at the screen anymore. In most modern smart TV, you need to long-press the power button on the remote and turn off the screen.
Use TV as a Lamp
Last but not the least, if you can’t sleep in pitch darkness. Then instead of turning off the screen, you can make your TV act as a night lamp, by playing a night lamp video on YouTube. It works best with an OLED TV, it will turn off all unused pixels, reducing the light to the least possible level. If your TV doesn’t happen to be OLED, then reducing brightness, changing color temperature, and ambient light will help you get things right. You can also set a Sleep timer on your TV, to automatically turn off the screen once you fall asleep.
Tips for Good Quality Sleep
Here are some tips you can follow to get good quality sleep, regardless you watch TV or not:
- Avoid daytime naps.
- Don’t consume caffeine or other stimulants in the evening.
- Avoid alcoholic drinks, and do not eat late in the day.
- Get some natural sunlight.
- Do exercise during the day, and not right before bed.
- Maintain a regular sleep schedule, though out the week.
- Have a shower or bath before bed, to relax your body.
- Make your bed and room comfortable, use warm lights, or wear a sleep mask.
- Listen to soothing or relaxing music, with a sleep timer to relax your mind.
In this read, we discussed the tips to sleep better using your Android TV. I hope you will get back to a healthy sleeping habit with these tips. If you found this useful, press the like button and share it with someone who needs a healthy sleeping habit. Check out other useful tips linked below, and stay tuned to GadgetsToUse for more such tech tips, tricks, how-tos, guides, and reviews.
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