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64 views

How can I trigger my iPhone's alarm on receipt of an SMS message?

I want to give certain people the ability to wake me up by sending an SMS message (e.g. "Wake Up!") to me, even when Do Not Disturb is on. Is there a utility that makes this possible, or an app that ...
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2answers
187 views

How many alarms can be set on iOS?

How many alarms can be set on an iPhone 5? Can you set one for every minute of the day (1440) or is there a limit on the number of alarms?
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1answer
31 views

Autolock iphone?

I use my iPad and iPhone as an alarm clock every night and keep them plugged into the wall. I want to be able to look over during the night and check the time, but I don't want them to be open and ...
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1answer
185 views

Is there a repeating, vibrating timer app for the iPhone that supports app-switching?

When studying, I used to use one of those cheap digital kitchen timers that chirps every ten minutes as a little reminder of how fast time was passing -- it helped me keep track of time without the ...
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2answers
292 views

How to make Siri set an alarm AND name/label the alarm at same time?

How can I make iOS's Siri set an alarm AND name/label the alarm at same time? I set many alarms on my iPhone5S running iOS7, and sometimes it's hard to remember what I set them for when they go off. ...
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2answers
107 views

iPhone 4s irregularly asks for Apple ID after a night at airplane mode

My girlfriend uses her iPhone to wake her up, and during night, she puts it in flightmode (because she doesn't like radiation). 1 out of approx. 3 mornings the phone doesn't wake her, instead it asks ...
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1answer
1k views

Custom iPhone Alarm Visual Message

I'm looking for a way to use the built in iPhone alarm app, but I want it to display a customizable message when I wake up. I've heard of ways to make siri speak a message, but I want it to be purely ...
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1answer
10k views

IPhone 5 Alarm sound question

When you turn your ringer down during the day, so it only vibrates when someone calls, this also turns down your alarm. Is there a way to keep your alarm volume constant when you turn down your ...
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0answers
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Is there no way to dismiss a timer/alarm with the earpod controls on iPhone that does not result in resuming playback?

I have an iPhone 5 with iOS 6. This is what happens: Audio playing in the background OR paused audio playback Timer goes off with alarm sound Dismiss alarm with Earpods center button Playback ...
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1answer
2k views

Set off alarm when receiving text from a certain number?

Is there a way to set off an alarm or make an audible notification when I receive a text message only from a certain number? I like to keep my notifications on vibrate while I sleep, but my district ...
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2answers
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How can I set up my iphone to play sounds only when plugged in or an alarm is going off?

I just got an iPhone 5 with iOS 6 and am struggling with all the different sound/vibration settings. It seems like there are so many different ways to control this (up/down buttons on the left of the ...
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0answers
179 views

iPhone 4S not always plays foreground app on external play command

I've got an older iHome iPhone dock model which, among other things, has an alarm clock feature that I use regularly with my iPhone 4S. My standard procedure for setting my alarm is this: I open the ...
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3answers
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iPhone 4S Alarm Volume

I've just recently switched from Android to Apple, and I'm wondering how I can make my Alarm Clock volume louder. I was late to work today because it didn't wake me up. On my Android I could set the ...
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3answers
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iPhone alarm through headphones only?

By default the iPhone alarm sounds both through the headphones and speakers (understandably), is there a setting somewhere to set the alarm to only go through the headphones? (The use case is I want ...
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2answers
173 views

Can Apple update the firmware on a Made for iPod device using the iPhone?

I have a Phillips alarm clock with iPod dock and an iPhone 4. When I got the iPhone 4 first, when i docked it with the alaram clock, i got an message on the screen of the iPhone saying that "This ...
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5answers
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iPhone alarm clock sometimes doesn't work

I can't count how often I overslept since I'm using my iPhone as my main alarm clock. I can't reproduce it and it's happening without any observable frequency of occurence. Here is all I know: My ...
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How to stop the iPhone from vibrating for just the alarm?

How do I set the vibrate to not fire for alarms but still fire for calls, texts, emails, reminders, etc? I have looked at third party alarms but they all seem quite fallible, many do not work when ...
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3answers
1k views

iPhone/iPad alarm clock app with custom radio stream support

Is there a iPhone (or even better iPad) alarm clock app that will play a radio stream of my choosing to wake me up? With custom stream I mean the possibility to enter a custom URL to a .pls file, and ...
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2answers
820 views

Why does my iPhone alarm go off one hour late?

I live in Italy and since the summer time change; I cannot set up the alarm to ring at the appropriate time. I need the alarm to ring at 6:30 am, but if i set the alarm to 6:30 it rings at 7:30 ...
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3answers
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How can I make iPhone clock alarms obey vibrate-only mode?

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 ...