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Questions tagged [alarm]

Use this tag for questions about alarm functionality and issues encountered with it.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Which Apple app condenses day names into weekday and weekend?

There's a somewhere in one of the Apple apps where they condense the days of the week into "weekdays" or "weekends" etc. can't find it. Any idea? I'm trying to mimic this in one I my apps but I can't ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Download Over Cellular?

I have set up several alarms that use songs on my iPhone (iOS 6). Whenever I modify one of those alarms (or create a new one with the now default setting of one of those songs) the phone asks me ...
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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 ...