Question: How Far Should You Hold Your Phone From Your Face?

about 8 inches

Is it bad to hold your phone too close to your face?

Conventional wisdom is that holding a smartphone too close to your face can cause myopia, or nearsightedness. It’s something you may have heard your parents or grandparents warn you about. The app will now blur images when kids get their face within 16 inches of the screen, and warns them to move away.

How far should your cell phone be from your body?

Keep Your Phone At Least 4-6 Feet Away From Your Body

How far away should your phone be when you sleep? I recommend that you ensure your phone is at least 4 to 6 feet away from your body while you sleep.

How can I protect my eyes from mobile and computer?

Here are 10 easy steps to make time in front of your digital screens more comfortable and reduce your risk of computer eye strain:

  • Get a comprehensive eye exam.
  • Use proper lighting.
  • Minimize glare.
  • Upgrade your display.
  • Adjust your computer display settings.
  • Blink more often.
  • Exercise your eyes.
  • Take frequent breaks.

How do most people hold their phones?

In summary. In summary, most users hold their phone in the left hand while using their dominant or ‘mouse hand’ to navigate. The reason this segment is important is that using the phone this way limits the usability in that the navigating digit (thumb) can only reach so far across the screen.