How to Use Your Phone as a White Noise Machine

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July 28, 2022

A touch of white noise could help you fall asleep. But you don’t need to buy one of those fancy white noise machines—your phone has a built-in white noise generator, and there are dozens of apps that let you customize background noise to your liking. And if you need privacy, you can always buy a pair of sleep buds.

Check our top story and learn how to turn your phone into a white noise machine.

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