Refers to alarms generated either by the built-in Clock app or by third-party clock replacement apps.

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Does the alarm work when my phone is turned off?

Will the alarm still go off if I turn off the phone before? Example: when I have low battery, I have to go to sleep and wake up at X o'clock, and there is no charger around. Should I turn off the ...
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What's the reason that the alarm clock isn't working when the phone is turned off?

I know that the alarm isn't working when the phone is turned off, but my question is: Why doesn't this work? What were the developers/engineers thinking? I always used my mobile phones as alarm ...
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Alarm which could Ring even when Device is Off

Android smartphones are smarter than traditional mobile phones in all aspects, but I am unable to find this smartness in one aspect: In those classic mobile phones, there was an option to ring the ...
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Is there an alarm clock event log?

Occasionally I wake up and find out that I've missed an alarm. I'm considering using a different program that is more likely to wake me, for example Math Alarm Clock. However before torturing myself ...
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how be woken up by receiving a text message with an Android phone?

I am on call sometimes, and get sms and email from our systems. I need to be woken up by them, but right now, that isn't happening. I use Locale, and the Locale "Inbound SMS" Plug-in, but that does ...
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Alarm is working even when the phone is powered off

I just discovered that if I set the alarm clock and then power off the phone (by holding the power button and then selecting "Power Off") the alarm will still go off when the time comes. Is this ...
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Inaccurate time? How to fix it?

Sometimes the time on my phone (X10 mini pro) is a little late while in sleep mode. I've experienced differences from 1 to 3 hours. My guess is that the clock system component (if there is such a ...
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My alarm didn't go off this morning!

I set an alarm up and I can see the alarm symbol at the top in the notification bar. However, the alarm didn't go off this morning! Thankfully I'm still in the crossover where my old phone is still in ...
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Setting alarm on with a single click

I'm looking for a way to set an alarm on my android 4.0 phone with Nova Launcher with a single click. An ideal solution for me would be: I install an alarm clock app (if necessary), create alarms in ...
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Notification snoozes alarm?

Found a pretty interesting feature/bug from the combination of K-9 Mail and the stock Alarm app on my Galaxy S (rooted + Darky's Rom 10.2, 2.3.4). This morning, just as the alarm started to ring, I ...
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One-click access to alarm settings

I want to access the alarm clock feature built into Jelly Bean in one click. In the past, I've always done this by tapping the analog clock that's on the home screen by default. I want to switch to a ...
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How can I make a selected calendar notification behave like an alarm, that is, audible even on silent mode?

I keep my phone on silent most of the time but would like audible reminders for critical calendar reminders. Short of silencing everything else manually, is there a way to acheive this?
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Is there a alarm clock app that uses UTC time? [closed]

Is there a alarm clock app that uses UTC instead of local timezone? The reason I ask is that I am tired of this daylight savings time idea, so my plan is to set 1 time in a non DST timezone like UTC ...
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How to have the alarm audible when on vibrate or silent?

I have an issue with my Android 4.4 Nexus 5. When the phone is on either silent or vibrate modes, the alarm is also either silent or just vibrates, which does not wake me up. I need the alarm to be ...
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Built-in alarm, calendar suddenly talking to me. How can I shut them up?

I use the native Clock app, and my alarm used to just have a normal ringtone. I assume there was some automatic update recently because this morning, in addition to the normal ringtone, there was a ...