Sharing / Sync Across Devices with Account

Please make it possible for settings and screen time to sync between devices! I don’t know why the account carries across devices but the settings and screen time don’t. I want the time I spend on Instagram on my iPad to be included with the time I spend on Instagram on my phone! (For example)

I thought I was the only one who couldn’t figure out how to sync limits and sessions. I guess this isn’t a feature Opal offers.

If setting up app blocking doesn’t work across all devices, it kinda makes the app a little redundant… I love the premise of an app where you can have an accountability buddy, but that seems to be only a minor aspect of the app and a little difficult to set up too, despite being the main thing one can’t achieve with basic screen time settings. But the no syncing is a major issue, because one would have to set up limits across all individual devices for them to work… which I imagine would confuse the tracking element of the app? Are there individual device timing trackers despite being one account? Confusing.
Good luck to the team working on this app though. I hope you manage to fix the issues.


I have the same problem, I just sign up for the forum to say this exact point. I want the syncing to actually work, its been ages now. It’s especially important when setting the app limit situation, they give me this tip of how to disable the sharing//syncing when it comes top app limit … ITS NOT EVEN THERE to begin with …

Please work on enabling syncing across all devices and all features and aspects. This is the future that hinders everything else as the app becomes extremely redundant, its almost as if its a chore just to set up the same settings/apps/app limits and so on accross devices, to the point of it becoming a venue for procrastination in of itself.

An example: today I set up some app limits on my iPhone, the iPhone had to be charged and I had only few minutes to enjoy a cup of tea before getting back to work. I wanted to use the same apps which were limited on the iPhone on my iPad, when I opened opal there wasn’t any limit synced and I wasn’t gonna waste the entire break doing the same exact thing because it wont just involve the duplication but also the adjustments to split the time? How do I split the time? Is it 50:50, I don’t even know which device I will try to waste time on etc.

The tips and help guides didnt guide me anywhere to actually enable this sync.
Everything else in the app features requests list seems to be a cherry on top but this sync scenario has been mentioned throughout multiple suggestions and about different types or categories or features to be synced.

In general its the same problem/feature request: We are using the apple ecosystem for the sake of avoiding friction and redundancy between devices, we want to be able to sync all the features, the score board, the screen time, the app limits, ALL OF IT, like we do with the apple ecosystem.

Is there a way to share the screen time or app limits across devices. As when limits on my phone run out I still have plenty of time on my IPad. Is there an option to have them share data. If not could their be one?

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Not being able to sync this app across devices is my main frustration

This is my main frustration as well.

It would be amazing if our blocklists & whitelists, focus score settings, screen time reports, and gem milestones could be synced across devices by simply logging into our Opal accounts! :slight_smile:


Yes!! I don’t know why the account carries across devices but the settings and screen time don’t. I want the time I spend on Instagram on my iPad to be included with the time I spend on Instagram on my phone! (For example)

This feature feels pretty crucial. I didn’t realize this wasn’t possible, and if it’s not available by the time to renew my subscription I don’t think I will.

Thank you for sharing this feedback @here .

What are tackling this in a few phases:

Now: Opal syncs your account name, profile picture, age/profession and any referral reward
Next week: Opal syncs your milestones.

  • Sessions and Limits The issue here is that due to privacy constraints in Apple’s API, we can’t sync app groups (apps to block), so you would need to selects apps to block on each device.
  • Screentime data