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

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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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Briefing Alarm News and Weather Not Read Aloud on Galaxy S3

I've got an alarm set daily on my Galaxy S3 with the briefing alarm type selected in my alarm's settings with all three briefing content items selected (weather, today's schedule, and news). ...
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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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Location for custom Ringtones/Alarms/Notifications that hides them from Play Music?

There seems to be a lot of misinformation about the proper location and format for custom Ringtones, Notifications, and Alarms in Android and I'm wondering what is correct. I've read that the path ...
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Alarm clock with soft vibrating mode?

When staying in a hostel or going camping with a group of people, I need to use an alarm clock that can wake me up by vibrating instead of playing music. Until now, I used CyanogenMod's internal app, ...
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How to enable audible alarms while making phone calls?

I often need to use a timer while making phone calls. No matter what timer I use they never play the alarm sound while you are on the phone, they simply emit a brief "beep" and vibrates (if the timer ...
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Set different volumes for different alarms

Is there any way to set a different volume for every alarm? Samsung has had such a feature for ages, but is it possible to do something similar on a stock rom? Third party apps don't seem to be able ...
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android tablet not waking up

I've got a cheap android tablet running Android 4.0.4 and it doesn't seem to be "waking" up when I want it to. So, when it shuts off after period of inactivity or when I put it to sleep (not powering ...
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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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Briefing news not updating on S3

I have set up a Briefing alarm clock. I love hearing news when I wake up. The problem is that since a week the synthetic voice of Samsung always reads me the same headline. Right now I tried to ...
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Alarm Clock volume on Bluetooth

I have LG G3 with CyanogenMod 13 (Android 6.0) and a bluetooth speaker. In phone settings I have chosen maximum alarm volume. When the alarm rings through the phone's internal loudspeaker the volume ...
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Alarm clock unlocking device

I have a Galaxy S3 phone and a Galaxy Tab 4, both with the same issue. I'm using the Echo Lockscreen app (paid version) with a pattern unlock, which I'm happy with. I'm also using the built-in "Clock" ...
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Note 4 - won't stop announcing alarm title

When an alarm goes off, my brand new Samsung Galaxy Note 4 will speak the title of the alarm and then speak the current time. How the heck do I disable this? It does not speak any other things. I ...
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How to change alarm sound to an MP3

I've tried creating an "alarms" folder on the root of my SD card on my Galaxy Note 3 (Jelly Bean 4.3) then unmounting and mounting it again. Didn't work. Tried an application (Tone Picker) to let me ...
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Set up alarm clock in llama based on location

Is there a way to set up an alarm clock based on your location using llama? I am using a HTC Desire X with Android 4.1.1. I guess that I will need to use Alarm clock app somehow, I am just not sure ...
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Uninstalled original alarm by accident on samsung galaxy ace ii x (gt-s7560m)

I rooted my phone and uninstalled the alarm app thinking i could find a better one, which i couldn't. I was wondering if any one knows how to go back and reinstall it? Thanks
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Can too many text messages and phone calls cancel out your alarm?

I was blamed for canceling a friend's alarm clock from half a country away and recently I wondered if it was even possible.
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Reminder at a specific date and time

My phone is a Huawei Ascend Y511 with Android 4.2.2. I like the Alarms feature in the built-in Clock app, but it only lets me choose a time (and days of the week, if using a recurring alarm), not a ...
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Reminders doesn't work (Google Keep, Any.Do, …)

No reminders work in applications like Google Keep or Any.Do But when standard alarm event is fired - boom! All past reminders that you were supposed to remember 5 hours ago are displayed. How to ...
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Phone mutes ringer when I dismiss alarms

I have a Motorola Electrify (the Photon but on US Cellular) running Android 2.3.5. Sometimes when I dismiss my alarm in the morning, my phone mutes its ringer for some reason. I'm fairly sure it ...
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Closing my LG Quick Cover disables alarm clock

I've recently bought a Nexus5 and a LG quick cover, and I discovered something very bothering : When I set an alarm clock and close the cover, the alarm doesn't vibrate as I'd expect. I need to keep ...
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How to add a shortcut directly to the 'Alarms' and 'World Clock' tabs of the stock HTC Clock app?

I have QCustomShortcut installed and I'd like to be able to create a shortcut directly to the 'Alarms' and 'World Clock' tabs of my HTC stock Clock app (com.htc.android.worldclock). The app has an ...
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My Android keeps squawking at me! It's torture!

My Samsung Galaxy SII I91000 (unlocked GSM) has started making a horrible Gestapo-toned alarm at any hour of day or night unless it is turned off. The state of battery charge does not matter and it ...
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Streaming Songs as Alarms on my Nexus One to Bluetooth Speakers

I know there are several apps available that allow the user to utilize .mp3 files/songs as an alarm. So when the alarm is triggered, the selected song/playlist starts to play. I'm also aware that if ...
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How to have audible calendar notifications when ringer is on vibrate

I've missed a few important meetings because I was distracted and my calendar notifications aren't audible when my phone is on vibrate. Is there any way to set some (or even all) calendar events to ...
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Can I make Google Calendar notifications trigger an alarm not just a notification tone?

I would like my calendar notifications to work like an alarm I would set with the clock app. Is it possible to do that? Or can I only get a single notification tone (and not something that "rings" ...
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Alarm with time zone

The stock alarm clock only allows specifying times in the local time zone. However, I often travel across time zones, and I need a couple of alarms to happen at a given (absolute) time, regardless of ...
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How do I make the android alarm work?

My alarm clock stops working every now and then. I would say about once a month it will just stop sounding alarms. Sometimes the next day it will start working again, sometimes not. In googling it ...
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How to identify apps generating alarm

I have a problem which is driving me nuts. I have installed several clock and alarm apps over time, and gotten rid of most of them. Now, at nearly random times -- some look familiar as old alarms I ...
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How to schedule power on & off on a tablet?

I have an Asus TF303CL with KitKat. I'd like to use it as my alarm clock, but it seems that the alarm cannot sound if the tablet is turned off during the night. On my previous android smartphone (a ...
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alarm clock app with notification on lock screen

In the past active alarms from the default app showed up on the lock screen (time and date). This feature seems to be gone in 4.1.2. Does it work in later versions of Android? Can it be done somehow ...
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how can I control the second internal clock

My alarm clock app has been occasionally failing to ring in the morning, but I don't believe the problem is due to the app. In other news I recently added a lock screen app that happens to display ...
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Nexus 5 alarm bug

My Nexus 5 with kitkat 4.4.4. rings everyday at 06h15 and i get an alarm notification. when i go to the alarm clock, there is no active alarm. where is this alarm going from?
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sound alarm from terminal emulator

For my purposes, I want to create a simple bash script, that will notify me when appropriate conditions will meet. Is there a way to make a sound alert from Android Terminal Emulator? I'm running ...
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lock screen clock shows my work alarm after update 4.3

I have a Galaxy S3. I don't want to look at what time I have to wake up in the morning every time I look at my phone. I don't think there is a way to make it not show on the lock screen, but any input ...
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Waking up with Galaxy Gear

I bought GG partly to wake up in the morning (Like with a Fitbit), but so far I have either woken others or I have not woken up. IS there a good hybrid solutions, like some "Phoene only apps". I ...
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Samsung Touchwizz: disable alarm control with physical button

I'm the happy owner of a Samsung Galaxy S4 mini Duos, and that fantastic phone comes with touchwizz, probably one of the most horrible android version I ever see. But I'm not here to insult Samsung, ...
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Alarm Volume On A Motorola Citrus

I'm using a Motorola Citrus. Basically my alarm volume is low. It is low in settings, but it is even lower, barely audible when I run a timer. In settings I have the volume bar maxed out. I ...
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Tasker profile kills all alarms

I have a tasker profile set up to kill alarms labelled "something" and launch an app. I have noticed it kills all my alarms, including those without a label. I am running cyanogenmod on a galaxy s3. ...
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Alarm Clock Plus says wrong temperature; wrong by 20 or more degrees

I enabled the "Say time before alarm" and "say weather before alarm" features on Alarm Clock Plus, but when alarm activates the wrong temperature is being said. Not by a few degrees, but by 20 or ...