Questions tagged [alarm]

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iPhone alarm does not occur at all

My iPhone alarm occasionally does not go off at all. I haven’t been able to find anybody else with this issue, as their alarms apparently do go off but don’t sound. For me, I don’t think the alarm ...
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How can one easily toggle iOS so that ALL sounds (including alarms) are silenced for a set time period or until the toggle is reversed?

With the introduction of iOS 15 and focus mode, I have once again wished that I could find a simple way (on a standard, non-jailbroken iPhone) to temporarily silence all sounds, including alarms, for ...
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How to turn off sounds for everything except alarm

To make sure my alarm will wake me up, I turn the ringer volume up to max and turn my iPhone off of silent. This results in keyboard clicks, notifications, screenshots etc. being unbearably loud. I ...
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Disable alarm options on lock screen [iOS 14.2]

How can I disable alarm options (stop and snooze buttons) on my lock screen? I want to be able to stop or snooze the alarm only once I have unlocked my phone (with faceID or password). Is it possible ...
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Trigger alarm on iPhone from web

I need an alert on my iPhone capable of waking me up when a certain signal occurs. I'm monitoring for the signal outside of the iPhone. On a webserver, or in a GoogleScript. Ideally I would like to be ...
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I need an alarm clock to wake me up before sunrise with music? Any help?

I am on a IPhone 6, running ios 12. I have tried to use a shortcuts but I am having difficulty setting it up as I am an amateur. Need a step by step or an app that is free to do this.
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Is there a way to set an alarm for sunrise, whenever that may be?

The title pretty much says it all. I've been wanting a "Sunrise alarm" for some time, but have never been able to find a way to do it - at least not a free one. In addition to much ...
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Alarm app stopped working if someone calls

When my alarm rings, if I immediately receive a call, my alarm stops ! This scenario doesn't make sense to me ! Do I have to use another alternative alarm apps? If so, what would you recommend ?
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Set alarm every 2 hour display on (Mac)

I intend to save my eyes healthy. So, i want to set alarm every 2 hour computer i used. I have tried to set on calender and clock, but i can't find the way.
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How to set custom m4a format audio file as alarm tone on iPhone

How can a custom audio file (m4a format) be set as my alarm tone on an iPhone? I am using an iPhone 8 running iOS 12.3.
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How to create two-week recurring alarms and reminders?

I have many events that recur on two-week time spanned schedules. For example, I have several things that happen based on a two-week period where these things repeat on: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, ...
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How can I remove all alarm times from the clock app?

How can I remove all alarm times from the clock app on iOS 9.3.5 (iPad)? (regardless of whether the alarm is activated) When one has to many alarm times, the clock app becomes very laggish:
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Is there any way to know in how many hours the alarm will go off?

I need to know in how much time exactly the alarm will go off. The information it very important since when I go to bed I plan how many hours of sleep do I get and which alarm should I activate. ...
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iPhone Bedtime Options for Different Days

I use the Bedtime settings on the iPhone but I'd like to have different settings for different days. For instance, I have the same alarm time for Monday-Friday but would like a later alarm time for ...
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Have the snooze buttons on the iPhone changed?

For as long as I can remember, I’ve been snoozing my iPhone SE’s alarm by pressing a button on the phone. As far as I can remember, any button would do - home, volume, on/off. Now, if I press the ...
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How to disable vibration for timer?

In iOS 12 clock app, you can control whether each alarm vibrates. In the timer section, you cannot control whether the timer vibrates. This question has already been asked here: How to disable ...
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How to set alarm clock when screen-time is active?

Often I don't go to bed until 'screen-time' is active. I'd like to check/set my alarm, but screen-time doesn't let me use the alarm/clock app. I couldn't find the "Clock" app in the "Always ...
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How to check device logs for alarms?

I upgraded my iPhone 6S to iOS 11 this year, and now the alarm clock occasionally doesn't ring even I silent mode is turned off, the ringer volume is up and I have enough battery. Of course, this is ...
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Location Based Alarm on iOS

Yup. I fell asleep on the train and missed my stop. So next time I was smart and thought that I would set an alarm. Then I went to sleep with the alarm set for 6:09 instead of 8:09. So I missed the ...
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Watch alarm now seems weak

I love the watch for silent alarms. The last couple days the haptics have seemed weak and i've slept through it. Timers seem normal. Anyone else seen this? Any solution? watchOS 4.3.1
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If I set a song as the alarm sound on my iPhone, does that count into playbacks?

If I use a track from my music library as the alarm sound — on any given iOS device, will the playback times be updated every time the alarm fires? Or maybe when the whole track is played?
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Setting an alarm using Siri on Apple Watch does not set an alarm on iPhone

When I set an alarm on my Apple Watch only the watch goes off when the alarm time comes around. I'd like my phone to also participate in the alarm. I've even tried saying: "Hey Siri, set an alarm on ...
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How to play alarm through headphones on iPhone?

Can an alarm sound in the headphone on iPhone, I don't care if it also sounds outside the headphones, but I think that having it come through the headphones would help me wake up, specifically ...
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Alarm not based on neither sound nor vibration

When my neighbour's iPhone alarm sound wakes him up each morning, it wakes me up too. To top it off he snoozes for aeons, which usually means I'll never get to sleep again, even after he gets up. I ...
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is the iPhone alarm supposed to be silent in Silent mode?

I have a problem where my iPhone alarm sometimes doesn't go off, causing me to oversleep. I thought I was just sleeping through it, but I tested creating new alarms for (current time + 1 minute) and ...
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Set different volume for phone and clock

On iOS, is there a way to set a different volume (loudness level) for the alarms I set in the 'Clock' app? I'd like to lower the volume for the alarm I use to wake up in the morning, but without ...
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Why my iPhone vibrates for several seconds everyday at 12 O'Clock?

I am not sure if I am the only one who is facing this problem, but interesting thing is that my Iphone 5S(IOS 10.x.x) vibrates everyday 12 O'clock for several seconds and there is no way I can stop it....
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Unmute specific app when iPhone is in silent mode

I recently downloaded an app that tells me when someone in my direct area is in need of CPR (as I am an first aid worker). This app will sound an alarm to alert me, but this alarm is muted when I put ...
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Can I use the Bedtime alarm on iOS without using it as a morning alarm?

I use Sleep Cycle as an alarm clock/sleep tracker, but it doesn't offer a bedtime reminder functionality. Is there any way to use the native Bedtime alarm on iOS 10 without using it as a wakeup alarm ...
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How do I change the default alarm sound when creating an alarm with Siri?

I picked a song for an alarm and now every alarm that I create with Siri uses that song. I cannot change the default alarm song back to the default alarm sound. When I need to create an alarm ...
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When Do Not Disturb is set on iPhone, what will fire off and what will not?

It seems if Do Not Disturb is set to on (manually or daily scheduled) on the iPhone, then alarm (in the Clock app) will still fire off, but Calendar alerts will not fire off? What are the rules?
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How do I determine and shut off an alarm that goes off?

I have an iPhone 7 Plus running 10.1.1. Everything works fine but I have a audible notice that goes off every morning at 8:00am. The problem is I don't know what it is from. I checked the clock app ...
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iOS 10 my clock alarms only play twice

In iOS 9 my clock alarms repeated for an hour but in iOS 10 only play twice. My iPhone 6plus is so big and heavy it pulls my pants down if I wear it in a belt holster, so I often set it on the table. ...
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How long does the wake-up alarm last?

So I forgot my iPhone at my locker at school and I didn't turn off the wake-up alarm and I want to know how long it lasts.
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How to stop iOS 10 alarm from silencing itself after 15 minutes?

Since updating to iOS 10, my alarm clock (which is set to play an hour-long song) is silencing itself after 15 minutes. It doesn't technically snooze itself, as the snooze button is still present on ...
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Set a personalized alarm clock schedule on iPhone

I need to set a schedule of alarms using the below formula: Day:yes Day:no For example, starting Monday: Day:alarm Monday:yes Tuesday:no Wednesday:yes Thursday:no Friday:yes Saturday:no Sunday:yes ...
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Alternative alarm clocks

I have iPhone 6 and iOS 10. I notice that if the mute button is on or the volume is at zero then the alarm doesn't go off. I see many others note the same thing. Is there an non-native app I could ...
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Have my Mac wake me up

I am currently a thousand miles away from home and will be for 2 months more. Today, another bad thing appended on my Weekend, locking myself out of my mobile, since I wrote the PIN wrongly 3 times. ...
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How long does an iPhone alarm last?

I lost my iphone but the alarm is still on and I want to know if the alarm turns itself off or if someone calls the iPhone will the alarm turn off.
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Alarm application using the maximum possible volume level

The iPhone's alarm shares its volume with the ringer, and I don't want the ringer volume to be too loud. I am looking for an alarm application for iPhone using the maximum possible volume level. ...
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Alarm clock OS X with automator and password on wake up

As there is no built in alarm clock in OS X, like in IOS, is there any way to set alarm clock via automator (playlist in iTunes), when Mac is in sleep mode and login password is required?
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iOS 9 alarm icon in status bar behaviour change?

I just updated to iOS 9.0.2 direct from iOS 8.4 and this morning (a Sunday) I noticed the alarm icon in my status bar. I have two repeating weekday alarms, and I thought the previous behaviour was to ...
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How do I exclude a single day from/preemptively snooze a daily alarm?

I have an alarm that goes off every day at 8. Sometimes I wake up earlier on my own accord, go out early and I don't need the alarm any more -- at 8, I'm already in the metro and I don't want it to ...
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Can't save alarm, iPhone 4s

My iPhone 4s has recently deleted all my alarms and now I can't create any new ones. Open Clock Tap Alarm. Screen shows "No Alarms" Tap "+" Choose: Time: 11:00PM, Repeat: Never, Label: Alarm, Sound: ...
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How to set a reminder and alarm at the same time

How can I set a reminder to send me a notification at the same time the first ou a specific alarm goes of? What I am trying to do is, I have to take a medicine everyday in the morning, but I wake up ...
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How to set a Calendar alert for AFTER completion of an event?

I would like to set calendar alerts to happen at the scheduled completion time of my events - whatever that may be. I can't seem to figure out a way to do this. You can create alarms that go off ...
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What iphone app could snooze every 5 minutes?

I hope to find an iphone app that remind me to focus, snooze every 5 minutes, can be configured to play a ringtone or just vibrate. If the "5 minutes" is configurable, that's even better. ...
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Snow Day Alarm?

I use my iPhone to wake me up for school in the morning. The one flaw in that workflow is that, as any student knows, snow day season is very much upon us. I also have an iPad (school-given and ...
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How can I use OSX and/or iOS to wake up in the morning depending on calendar events?

I'm not a morning person however occasionally I have to do things in the morning. Currently it's up to me to adjust my alarm clock based on the events in my calendar for the next day. I'd like to ...
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iPhone app that allows disabling upcoming alarms

In Android, it's possible to dismiss an upcoming alarm before it goes off (for example, because you woke up before your alarm). Is there an iPhone alarm app that provides this functionality?