Apple have figured out how many times a day on average you unlock your iPhone 6 years ago

Apple have figured out how many times a day on average you unlock your iPhone

We all know that most people who use smartphones are, a lot of the time, addicted to their devices.

Those of us who are frequent checkers probably don't want to know how often they feel the need for notifications/validation, but we've found out anyway.

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Business Insider reports that an analyst Ben Bajarin attended a security meeting at Apple HQ last week where the unlocking statistic for iPhones was revealed.

80 times a day, so at 12-hours a day of usage on average that comes down to about once every ten minutes.

29,200 times a year.

And we know there are some of you out there who do it more often (ahem).

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A previous study indicated Android users unlocked their phones 110 times a day.

Apple shared the stats because it wanted to illustrate that using fingerprint ID is much more efficient than inputting a PIN every time you unlock your device, which is a fair point.

*Picks up phone, puts it down again. Picks it up again. Forever*

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