Lightning Bug is a simple app that aims to help you sleep. It mixes together white noise and ambience in a varied selection of sounds, to provide you with a helpful tool to help you relax and slip into sleep more easily. There are almost 200 different sound samples for you to choose from allowing for a nice combination to help from keeping things get stale. You can further mix that up with the various different soothing backgrounds and visualizations(of which there is 50)to make for a more relaxing experience. Lightning Bug is free and you can grab the download from the Play Store link here.
Relax M Meditation: Sleep Yoga
Relax M is a helpful meditative sleep aid with 102 unique sounds of white noise and relaxing music. You can create, save, and replay your relaxing mixes so you don’t get bored with your options. There’s a beautiful interface with high quality images, as well as a timer system to set a duration to your favorite mixes so they last only as long as you want them to. Relax M is free and you can grab the download from the Play Store link here.
SleepBot Sleep Cycle Alarm
A sleep cycle alarm can be just as important as an app to help you get a nice peaceful and rest filled night’s sleep. Sometimes we might sleep too well, and a sleep alarm like SleepBot can help to wake us up at the right time. SleepBot offers a smart alarm that can be easily customized per the user’s specifications with motion tracking and sound recording options. You can set reminders to go to sleep and set an automatic alarm to wake you up(as you should be able to do since it is an alarm right?)The app also offers sleep analysis, and you can tap detailed motion/sound graphs to play back sleep talk and snores, which is pretty cool and useful for those arguments about who snores and who doesn’t. SleepBot is free, and you can grab the download from the Play Store link here.
Deep Sleep With Andrew Johnson
This is probably one of the best apps to help you drift off to a nice deep sleep if you’re having trouble doing so. It’s a nice meditative tool for helping you relax and slowly slip into a deep sleep for the best night’s rest you’ve had in a long time. Plug your headphones in, lay down follow the simple instructions until you fall asleep. Deep Sleep with Andrew Johnson is $2.99 and you can grab the download from the Play Store link here.
Sleep Cycle Alarm Clock
Sleep Cycle Alarm Clock can become an invaluable tool for anyone who wants to wake up at the best possible time. If you’re like me and have found yourself waking up feeling groggy and still tired even after a decent amount of sleep, this app can help you wake up feeling refreshed. The app helps to do this by analyzing your sleep patterns and wake you up within 30 minutes of the allotted time that you set. As you sleep, Sleep Cycle Alarm Clock will attempt to detect your sleep patterns and wake you up at the most logical phase of sleep that will leave you feeling refreshed. Sleep Cycle Alarm Clock is $0.99 and you can grab the download from the Play Store link here.
Calm – Meditate, Sleep, Relax
This app aims to give you restful sleep through relaxing and guided meditations. There are 7 guided meditation sessions that last from 2 to 30 minutes, and to pair with it there are 10 beautiful nature scenes. If you need a little relaxation during the day or are ready to lay down and get a full night’s rest, give Calm a try and see how it fares. Calm is free and you can grab the download from the Play Store link here.
With many of us being tethered to our mobile devices day in and day out and some well into the night for late hours, it may be a little harder to fall asleep, and that’s because recent research suggests that prolonged exposure to blue light may cause a distortion to your natural rhythm and make it difficult to fall asleep. This is where Twilight can help. It sets your screen to a soft subtle filter of red light to protect your eyes from more exposure to blue light before bed time, preventing from possibly losing up to one hour of sleep. It even adjusts to the sun cycles based on your locations sunset and sunrise times, allowing the app to apply the filter as the sun goes down, and remove it when it begins to come up. Twilight is free and you can grab the download from the Play Store link here.
Brainwave Tuner has many various uses, but there is one in particular that serves its purpose for being in this list. The Sleep Induction mode. When you turn on Brainwave Tuner and set it to Sleep Induction mode it gently slows the brain frequency down to 3Hz delta wave, which commonly occurs during deep sleep, helping your mental state to gradually move towards a deep sleep. Brainwave Tuner is $3.99 for the full version, but there is a light version as well for free. You can grab the full version download from the Play Store link here.
Sleep Better With Runtastic
Using the Sleep Better app you can track your sleep duration, cycles, and efficiency. The app also helps you track moon phases keep a dream diary to learn what you dream about most and what percentage of your dreams are bad, good, or neutral. Help yourself get better sleep by developing a better understanding light sleep, deep sleep, and time spent awake in bed. Sleep Better is free and you can grab the download from the Play Store link here.
MUJI to Sleep
MUJI to Sleep is simple yet effective. Visually stunning, yet simple and unobtrusive so as not to distract. It’s a sound app that lets you listen to calm and soothing songs to help you relax before and during sleep. MUJI uses special Binaural beat sounds which help to put you to sleep. For all the apps we have listed here which aim to mostly help you get better sleep or help get you into a deep sleep quicker and more relaxed, MUJI is the cream of the crop. MUJI to Sleep is free, and you can grab the download from the Play Store link here.