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In the Clock app, if I use a timer or alarm that goes off while my iPhone is on vibrate mode, the alarm sound still goes off. Is there a way to make it obey the vibrate mode? Or a way to tell it whether or not to ignore it?

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Given the confusion below, you may want to clarify the title ("Make iPhone clock alarm...") –  Anonymous Jul 14 '10 at 20:29
    
I set alarms all the time, and sometimes miss them because I leave my phone on vibrate instead of sound lol. With the Timer, I'm not sure that's an option, but Alarm should obey the vibrate on/off switch. –  Thomas Jul 14 '10 at 20:31
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@pinko: Thanks, I edited in some clarification. –  Rebecca Chernoff Jul 14 '10 at 20:47
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Calendar alarms obey the mute switch. Clock alarms do not.

Personally, I consider this a feature and not a bug--but I can understand why you'd at least want the option.

However, short of jailbreaking, there is currently no way to change this behavior in the Apple-provided applications.

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Fore sure it is a feature as it is explained in the manual exactly like you write it above. –  Martin Oct 24 '10 at 18:04
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You might want to take a look at Awaken.

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Create a silent ringtone (e.g. a short piece of silence in Garage Band or the ringtone creator of your choice) and set that as the sound for the alarm.

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