Do you want to be focused? You do not need to delete social networking, news, or chat apps!

If you want to put away your phone and focus on what’s important in real life, you can turn on the donut machine and make donuts for your virtual dog Focus. Every donut needs a specific time to be produced and as time goes by, you will bake donuts. However, if you cannot resist the temptation of using your phone and leave the app, your donut baking machine will stop. Keep in mind that Focus needs to be fed!

The sense of achievement of running your own little donut shop and the responsibility for the virtual dog named Focus will encourage you to stay away from your phone. Focus will help you make better use of your time. Stop getting distracted by your phone, make you self-motivated, and get more things done.

This is a special productive study and work timer app. Donut Dog is heavily gamified, motivating, and competitive. You can call it a life hack because it helps you to develop healthy habits. Donut Dog is a great tool to fight your phone addiction and to improve your attention span so you can become more productive. Throw away traditional time tracking and stopwatch apps.

• Donut Dog is a productivity tool that feels like a game! There are plenty of achievements like quests and special donuts you can earn. You can customize the app, unlock new donuts, or upgrade the donut machine. Level up and compete with friends!
• The design is super cute and packed with a ton of details so you won't get bored!
• Donut Dog motivates you to focus again the day after you were productive so you can develop a regular work schedule.
• Detailed statistics keep you informed on how you performed the last week and months.
• Tag your sessions to track your time and see what you did!

• working in your office and you need to focus
• studying for school / university at home or in your library / dorm room
• meditating to give your head some space
• paying attention to a class or meeting
• going to bed to develop healthy habits of sleep

"This productivity/game App is something truly unique. This App helps you to keep the focus on the important stuff in your life and battles your phone addiction!" - Some wise dude who is totally not affiliated with the App developer

"Need to learn and don't want to end up using a social network app? Try this game!" - David

"My girlfriend loves Donut Dog! She uses it every day!" - The App developer

"I like donuts!" - A friend

Install Donut Dog for free and use its basic functionalities as long as you want. Subscribe at any time to Donut Dog Pro using the in-app purchase. Donut Dog Pro is available as a monthly subscription or as a one-time purchase. Payment will be charged to iTunes Account at confirmation of purchase. Donut Dog will automatically charge your iTunes Account at the end of your subscription unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24 hours before the end of your current period.

You can turn off auto-renew at any time in your iTunes Account Settings after purchase and still receive full functionality until the end of your current period, but we can’t refund unused portions of the subscription. In-app purchases and subscriptions cannot be shared using Family Sharing.

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What’s New

Version 2.9.0

Completely redesigned statistics with awesome charts and a 365 year calendar. Toggle between day, week, month or year!

There are two new screens: Manage your past sessions in the "history screen" and manage your friends in the "friends screen".

This update includes new donut machine and donut prices, small bug fixes and performance improvements.

The privacy policy has been updated to reflect a name change of an infrastructure service provider.

Special thanks to Benjamin W., Chang C., Izabela J., Audrey for feedback and bug reports.

Stay save and productive! woof

Best and greetings from Berlin,

Ratings and Reviews

4.6 out of 5
371 Ratings

371 Ratings

Babbett97 ,

Confusion Resolved!

This app has helped me put my phone down and leave it, but I am extremely confused! I've collected donuts for around 8 or 9 hours total now, and I see which ones I've collected before I press "stop" (to end the timer or once I've reached my goal), yet I have not advanced in any of the donut collection goals! I tried pressing the donuts before stop this time around to see if I'm supposed to physically collect them, but that didn't do anything. I've collected over 50 donuts (according to the game stats). Is this a glitch? Am I doing something wrong? I'd love to advance with the goals, so any input is welcome!

Update: I'm just dumb and didn't know what to look for!

NannyLady ,

I really want to love it.

I love the idea of this app. I want to love it in practice. It has helped me stay focused, and dramatically decreased the amount of time I spend on my phone. My issue is that in the 25+ hours I have logged, I haven’t made any progress on the quests that require “normal” donuts even though that’s what I’m collecting. The daily and hourly sections never make any progress, so how are they daily and hourly. I have to get SIXTY of a donut variety to be able to upgrade it, which takes days. I understand focusing is a longterm life skill, but when creating a new habit it would be nice to incentives small progress. It was also difficult to find a line to ask questions to the development team without writing a mediocre review. I attempted to submit one, but after writing and sending it got a message saying I didn’t have access or something to that effect.

ghiblistudios ,

fun app!

I got this app a few days ago and it’s fun to see your donuts keep piling up!! I think it would be great if, like others have said, there were customization options but also adding more detailed stats like daily logs (how much time you spent on each tag, etc) or the ability to press pause and take a break. It would be fun if Focus had an animation when eating donuts, or a story or illustration once a certain number of hours/donuts is reached... or if Focus brought his/her (its?) family along and you could “adopt” them or otherwise spice the app up. A visualization of my time spent really helps motivate me. I’d really appreciate a daily log, pause function, or easier way to access data first though!

Developer Response ,

Thanks for the review and for the feedback. I really appreciate your thoughts! I will add your ideas to my feature list. Best and greetings from Berlin, Patrick

App Privacy

The developer, Fancy Ventures UG (haftungsbeschraenkt), indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer's privacy policy.

Data Not Linked to You

The following data may be collected but it is not linked to your identity:

  • Usage Data
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Privacy practices may vary, for example, based on the features you use or your age. Learn More


Fancy Ventures UG (haftungsbeschraenkt)
33.8 MB

Requires iOS 11.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.



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In-App Purchases
  1. Donut Dog Pro $1.99
  2. Donut Dog Pro + Coffee Support $8.99
  3. Donut Dog Pro + Coffee Support $5.99


  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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