Questions tagged [clock]

A default application developed by Apple that includes several features relating to time and alarms. For questions about any of its features.

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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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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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Cyrillic letter “ч.” appears after clock on iOS 12

I have this quite strange issue after upgrading to iOS 12. Right after the clock appear a cyrillic "ч." symbol. I know that it stand there for "час", which is "hour" translated from my native language ...
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Why is my (automatic) clock running 8 minutes behind?

I just realized my macbook's clock is 8 minutes behind. And yet the setting is on "automatically set to date and time". See screenshot. How can I fix this? On the left: asking for "time" in google. ...
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AppleScript to set clock

I need to set the Mac clock to a specific date and time, to perform some testing. I'm new to AppleScript. Is it possible to write a double-clickable script to set the clock?( By “double-clickable”, ...
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Reasons for iOS system time jumping backwards on an iPad while being offline

My team and I ran into a bug, which is probably caused by the iOS system time not incrementing monotonically, but jumping backwards. The measured time difference was about -50 milliseconds. (That's ...
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How to change 24hr Time format

Is it possible to make the clock to show 0900 instead of 9:00 for 9AM? I’ve already tried changing the format under System Preferences → Language & Region → Advanced… but the setting doesn’t save.
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How to see timer status on lock screen with media playing?

I want to see quickly/easily how much time is left on my timer while audio is playing. This was possible in previous versions of iOS by pressing home twice. Now in iOS 10, I have to press home, then ...
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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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Menu bar clock disappears during certain times of the day

I'm running Mavericks on a 2013 MacBook Air. Every time my clock reaches 10:00 (both AM and PM) it disappears, then reappears again once it reaches 12:00/0:00. I have it set as a 12 hour clock. I ...
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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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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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How to disable vibration for Timer alerts?

In iOS Settings / Notifications, I can control whether alerts use vibration or sound or vibration-and-sound for Calendar, FaceTime, Mail, Messages, Phone, and Reminders apps. In Clock App / Alarm / ...
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Can't show clock in OSX menu bar

Recently the clock on my OSX menu bar has disappeared for no apparent reason. I'm using OSX 10.10.5 I try to add it again by going to System Preferences --> Date & Time --> Clock --> Show date ...
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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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Unable to change clock separator

I am using OS X Yosemite 10.10.3. In the Language & Region preferences, I clicked Advanced and set my clock format to 0-23:08. However, the clock in the menu bar and in the Date & Time ...
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How to change date format on menu bar without extra apps?

This is how it looks right now These are my "Language & Region" settings There is clearly a bug involved. I don't want use an app to solve such ridiculously simple prolem. It should be reading ...
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How do I use UTC with NTP?

Looking at: https://support.apple.com/kb/PH9069 How do I set the clock to use UTC with NTP? (This is in the context of synchronizing the Mac with the Linux server, both should be using UTC and, ...
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Talking clock in a different language

I've got my Mac speaking me the time every hour, but I'm currently trying to learn French so I thought it would be a good idea to make it speak the time in French. However, rather than saying "Il est ...
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Clock problems with dual boot mac system:- 10.6 and 10.8

I have a dual boot mac pro 3,1 : one hard drive with Snow Leopard (10.6.8) and one with Mountain Lion (10.8.?). When I boot up with Mountain Lion it unfailingly resets the clock to about 4 am. This ...
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How to make your iPhone beep every hour?

Is it possible to have my iPhone making a sound every hour ? And preferably during day time, like 12 hours a day, and moreover only during weekdays only ?
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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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To-Do list which could read the task on time

I'm looking for the application for OS X (Maverick), which could merge two tasks for me. One is the TO-DO list just like "Reminders". The second one is more tricky - I wish "Reminders" to read task ...
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Autokey NTP client?

What's a reasonably short path to getting OS X to be an NTP client of an NTP server, using autokey? I tried adding the server's public keyfile (iffpar) and the appropriate commands in ntp.conf in the ...
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Is there anyway to show stopwatch on iOS Lockscreen?

I was wondering is there anyway (app or tweak, jailbreak or normal) to show the currently running stopwatch on the lock screen of iOS device? just like an album art and music controls running ...
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Clock won't keep time after Mavericks installation

My clock no longer keeps time properly after installation of Mavericks. This problem affects all of my iMacs immediately post-Mavericks, so it's not an issue with a bad battery. The symptom is: The ...
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How can I keep my system clock in sync under Mavericks?

I have a mid 2011 27" iMac running Mavericks (10.9.1). I updated from Mountain Lion this Fall when Mavericks was released. I never had any problem before with my system clock. Since installing ...
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iMac (without network connection) had a date in the year 2000 after rebooting

I was having problems with USB devices, so I rebooted my iMac (late 2009 model running OS X 10.7.5). Before rebooting, I turned off wifi. When I logged in again, System Preferences showed the date set ...
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Display seconds in addition to hours and minutes on the Clock

How would I go about getting the clock on my iPhone to display the seconds beside the minutes? I have looked at Settings → General → Date & Time, but it only allows me to choose a Time ...
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My clock is slow over long period of time - Macbook Pro 2011 13"

When i leave my macbook alone for a day (doesn't matter if it's asleep or off), and access it after, my clock is always slow about an hour. I know this isn't an OSX issue, cause i use bootcamp too ...
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How I can move the clock to the middle of the menu bar?

How I can move the clock, by default at the far right side of the menu bar, to the middle of the menu bar?
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Show unshortened day of the week @ OSX menu bar

Currently clock menu bar item shortens day of the week like Sat instead of Saturday. Is there any way to change this without additional software? (tried regional formats but it ignores any custom ...
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Clocks due to change and sleep prompt goes into infinite loop

Tonight the clocks change in the UK from BST to GMT. Officially at 2am BST going back to 1am GMT. At 00:00 my Mountain Lion macbook pro asks me if I want it to sleep. Usually there's never a ...
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Change date in menu bar from “DAY MONTH” to “MONTH DAY”?

The date in my menu bar is in "DAY MONTH" format (e.g. 23 Oct) but I want it in "MONTH DAY" format (e.g. Oct 23). How can I do this? Also, it shows "Tue" as the week day when I'd prefer seeing it in ...
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What is a good world time app for Mac OS?

Is there something like http://www.worldtimebuddy.com/ or http://everytimezone.com/, but that could replace the default Mac OS time and sit in your menu bar?
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How do I get two status-bar clocks with different timezones?

I'd like to have one clock in my status bar set to the same timezone as my servers. I've found three applications that will allow me to add another clock: Day-O MenuCalendarClock iClock but they ...
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How do I get rid of the clock in the menu-bar in Mac OSX?

I want to get rid of the clock menu display in Mac OSX. How can this be done?
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iPhone 3G set time automatically?

I've noticed on an old iPhone 3G I keep around for testing that the Set Automatically option in Date & Time doesn't work. This iPhone has a SIM card, but it has been deactivated by the carrier ...
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Daily clock drift of several minutes

In the recent weeks I've noticed each morning that my clock would be behind by 2-3 minutes. I've noticed that opening the 'Date & Time' dialog from System Preferences will trigger the clock to ...
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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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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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Does showing a flashing time separator slow down a Mac?

Is there any reason to be concerned that showing flashing time separators would slow down my Mac, since the computer now has to keep flashing the separator? What about showing seconds? Why or why not?
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How did iPhone 4 know to switch timezone in Airplane Mode?

I have both an iPhone 4 (from work) and an iPhone 3GS (personal). Today I took a cross country flight from BOS to LAX. Upon boarding the plane this morning, after having stayed up all night packing (...