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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Hide Alarm icon in the status bar

I have at least one alarm set to go off daily so the "alarm clock" icon on my notification bar is really pointless. Is there a way to make this icon hidden?
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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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A calendar with powerful alerts

I just bought a Samsung Galaxy 2, coming from a Nokia 3600. My old cell phone had a quite simple calendar app but when it was supposed to alert me it kept ringing and vibrating until I dismiss it. I ...
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Change stock Clock app timer noise?

In the stock clock app (4.2 stock Android), there's a timer function; the one where e.g. you type in 8 minutes and an alarm goes off in eight minutes. However, the noise it makes is absolutely ...
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Alarm clock to wake to music play list?

Is there a good alarm app that will start playing selections from a playlist at the scheduled alarm time?
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Is there an alarm clock app that takes account of personal and/or public holidays?

On my current and previous Android phones (HTC Magic with stock Android 1.6, and Samsung Galaxy S with 2.1 and TouchWiz) there have been pretty good alarm clock apps that allow you to set a a variety ...
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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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Can an Android text message set off an alarm? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: how be woken up by receiving a text message with an Android phone? Is there an Android feature that will allow my phone to set off an alarm when I receive a text message ...
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Do not disturb/Priority mode until next alarm on Android 6.0

Android 5.1 introduced an option of enabling priority mode until the next alarm. I used that feature on a daily basis. Now, with the redesign of the Do not disturb/Priority mode in Android 6.0, I can'...
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Is there an Android open source alarm clock? I want to log whether or not I press snooze

I want to add custom features to an alarm clock in a way that it logs whether or not I press snooze every day. Is there a good open source alarm clock that I could use as a basis?
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Widget to show alarm information on HTC Desire

Is it possible to have information about scheduled alarms always visible on the screen? Ideally, as a widget with the list of alarms, or at least just the time of the next alarm somewhere, so I could ...
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How to make my alarm as stable as a server?

I have HTC Desire with original Android 2.2 (kernel 2.6.32.15-gf5a401c) with HTC Sence. I have not installed any task killers. Now I have a stock alarm clock application. Yesterday evening I set my ...
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How to choose snooze time for calendar event notification?

Maybe I took this for granted in my Windows Mobile years - but I'm having an issue with my new Galaxy S (Fascinate on Verizon). When a reminder pops up for a calendar event, I only see an option to "...
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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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Why does the alarm on my HTC Desire not work correctly?

I have setup three alarms on my HTC Desire (running standard 2.1 with Sense). Mo, Tu, We, Fr @ 05:45 Th @ 05:30 Sa @ 07:00 They are set as repeating alarms and the phone displays the little clock ...
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My alarm clock program is no longer installed. Can I re-download it?

I have an HTC Incredible 2. I went to check my alarm clock before I went to sleep last night by pressing the clock on the home screen and nothing happened. It usually opens up my alarm clock. After ...
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Using headphone out to hook an alarm clock app to speakers

I own an Archos 43 Internet Tablet running Android 2.2, and I am looking either for an application or configuration option to allow using the headphone out port (if it is plugged in) for the alarm in ...
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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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What are the location based alarm applications available for Android? [closed]

I want to know what apps can sound an alarm depending on my location. Obviously it would be better if the battery consumption is low. I'd be happy if the application is free but wouldn't mind ...
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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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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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Custom Alarm tone in 5.1

I am aware that by creating folder named Alarms, Ringtones and Notifications and placing audio files inside them will list those audio files as appropriate custom tones. However in my rooted stock ...
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Set an alarm for tomorrow

On my Nexus 5 I want to set an alarm for tomorrow but for the life of me I can't figure out how to do this with the build in Clock application. I'm sure it's me because I'm sure this couldn't be an ...
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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 do I view and manage the list of Intents that launch what apps in my phone? How do I unregister these apps?

During the day I notice that many of my installed apps run themselves automatically. For example, FB all of a sudden asks my GPS data or reads my contact list, without me launching the FB app. FB ...
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How can I get a voice confirmation of an alarm?

When using the voice search and speaking "set alarm for 10 am", the only audio I get back is "setting alarm...". While the screen displays a helpful "This alarm is set for 3 hours from now", I'd like ...
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Motorola Blackflip Clock Doesn't Update when its Screen is off

My Motorola Backflip (Android 1.6) doesn't update its clock until the screen is turned on. This wouldn't be a problem except that the alarm won't go off in the morning unless I'm already up and ...
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Will my alarm still go off if my phone is on airplane mode?

I'm trying to save battery but I need my alarm in the morning. Will it still go off if on airplane mode? p.s. I have an HTC Inspire.
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Can I set the alarm to stop after some time?

I’m Sabbath-observant, and in my tradition that includes not manipulating electronic devices. I set the alarm clock on my new phone for a convenient wake-up time, and expected the alarm to eventually ...
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Does Android continue to run after phone is switched off? [duplicate]

I was wondering about this: it seems that when you set an alarm, even if you switch off your smartphone, on reaching that time the alarm manages to ring. Is the Android framework still running and ...
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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 to change the default alarm sound?

It seems to me that it is impossible to change the default alarm tone. Does anyone know if it's possible to do that? I am using Sony Xperia Z2, if that matters.
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Using Google Play music as an alarm

I downloaded a song from the Play Store to use as my alarm on my S3 but for some reason can't find it. When I go into Play Music it's there along with all my other downloaded music, but when I go into ...
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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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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). However,...
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Wil my HTC Desire auto-adjust for daylight savings?

Daylight savings is about to end, I was just wondering - will my HTC Desire auto-adjust for this? Thanks! (Need to set my alarm tomorrow morning and want that extra hour of sleep!)
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How can I delete ALL alarms in the stock Clock app?

How can I delete ALL alarms in the stock Clock app? I see that you can delete them one-by-one, but I have 50+ (created regularly with voice commands), and I'd like to get rid of them in one action.
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How to get an alarm / warning when it starts to rain

How can I be alerted if the weather changes? For example, if it starts raining, I will receive an alarm / warning? This would obviously be based on some local weather feed, rather than actually ...
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How do I get to Alarms?

I know I can get to alarm setup through the Clock app, but I swear this used to be a separate app. How do you get directly to the Alarms app?
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How do I dismiss just the next occurrence of a recurring alarm?

Tomorrow is a Bank Holiday in the UK so I don't want my "Work" alarm to go off. I could turn the whole alarm off, but then I'd have to remember to turn it back on again before I go to bed on Monday ...
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Configure audible alarm in cyanogenmod's silent mode

I recently installed cyanogenmod 12.1 (snapshot, 2015-09-01) on my HTC One M8. Following my habits, I tried to activate a silent mode. There was the first problem: CM only has a normal and a (total) ...
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Custom Alarm sounds removed?

This is what I am currently running: Verizon Motorola Droid 4 Android Version 4.1.2 System Version 98.72.189.XT894.Verizon.en.US Last update Nov 21 2013 Prior to this Nov 21st update, I was ...
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Is there any Android phone that can wake up for alarms even when the battery has died?

My old Nokia N95 used to wake up for alarms even when the battery had died. Is there any current Android smartphone that can do this?
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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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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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Alarm silent, even when not in silent mode

The alarm on my Samsung Note 3 makes no sound. Things that I've tried to resolve the issue: Ensure that the phone is not in silent mode. Ensure that bluetooth is not enabled, so the sound does not ...
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Shutting down or ringing an alarm when the phone leaves a certain range

I need to make the phone available for all people in a building, for example. If someone were to try to walk outside of the building with the phone, the phone would shut down or a loud alarm would ...
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Will a shutdown Android phone wake me up (like feature phones do)? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does the alarm work when my phone is turned off? I have three devices with Android and I just wanna one of them alarming when turned off. I turn off my devices to do not ...
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How do timers and alarms function while the device is sleeping?

I would like to preface this by noting that this is not a developer question, more of a interest to know how this particular aspect of Android works in relation to the hardware found in smartphones ...