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Add my own Website and Apps
Ability to add my own apps and websites to the blocklist.
Add Games apps
It would be interesting to have a section with all games apps to turn off. Personally, it would be lichess or chess.com.
Create a Shopping category for easy blocking
I'm not the only one who wastes time window shopping on Amazon, am I? Apps in the category could be Amazon, Etsy, Sephora, ThredUP, etc. I'm sure there are many more but those are the ones I get stuck on and would love to block when needed.
block facebook but not messenger
not sure if this is possible with the vpn mechanism opal uses, but It seems that FB messenger is not working when facebook is blocked. I waste time on facebook and want it blocked, but I frequently have to use messenger to coordinate with others and
Blocking iMessage, Mail
50% of my distraction comes from notifications from iMessage. I would love Opal more than I do if there way a way to halt replies while I am in a session.
💻 Opal for Safari
Google searching is my anxious habit like none other. Please add Safari and other web browsers!
Can you make Facebook and Facebook Messenger separate on the block list? Facebook itself is what's most distracting, but I use Messenger regularly and don't want that blocked too.
Yahoo mail. Apple mail. Messenger. Messages. Venmo. Paypal. Fitbit. Phone calls. Amazon. Safari. Games (Xbox, emoji Blitz, Cooking Diary, etc). Amazon Prime Video.
Plug with other productivity apps and meditation
Every time I open a productivity app (pomodoro etc..) or a meditation app on my phone, Opal should send a notification and suggest to start a session.
Allow adding apps to be blocked from downloaded apps
I wish the apps that are downloaded in our Iphone, we can include them manually in the list of apps to be blocked
Currently: If I go to use other apps, Opal pops up with a notification wondering if I want to pause. Proposed solution: Provide the user alternatives or mini-dopamine hits so they don’t have to go cold turkey. This could look like a lot of really
Block Microsoft Teams and other work related apps
I would love to block these after business hours. Sometimes I will try to quickly check it after business hours and I'm always on for longer than I anticipated which cuts into family/personal time
Add e-commerce apps
Add e-commerce apps in block list:. Amazon, eBay, etc.
Block Doordash, Grubhub, Postmates, Ubereats
Allow blocks to food delivery
Add RSS apps
Reeder, Feedly, NewsBlur, Lire, Inoreader, NetNewsWire, FeedBin, FeedWrangler, Feeder, Unread, Newsify, Fiery Feeds
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