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

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Is there any way to set your Android 10 Smart phone so that the Alarm will turn the phone on & then sound?

I've had many Android phones over the years & 1 of the features I loved & had come to expect, was being able to set my alarm clock on the phone, shut the phone off, & when it came time for ...
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Set alarm for every other day?

In the default Android clock app, you can set an alarm for specific days of the week, but not a more flexible schedule such as repeating every other day or only the third Thursday of the month. Is ...
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Alarm app with custom start time [migrated]

I am looking for an alarm app that will play a tune that is on my telephone (as an mp3 file), starting from a position that I can choose. I know I could cut the song to get the timing that I want, but ...
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How can I configure Android so that the alarm emit some sound when I'm on hold on a call?

I use Android 11 with pixel 6. By default, the alarm doesn't emit any sound when I'm on hold on a call. How can I change that? Example of alarm ringing silently while a call has been put on hold:
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One-time-only alarms?

I would like a way to set one-time-only alarms, that is, alarms that would self delete after being dismissed. It seems there's no way to do that with the native Clock app by Google (I'm using a Pixel ...
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Alarm Keeps Turning Off By Itself

I set 3 alarms in the morning and they all keep turning themselves off. Is this a common problem and/or is there a fix? Edit: It's a galaxy note 9 and the alarms do not ring. Doesn't matter what ...
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I just got a Samsung 21 5g+ and set my alarm and heard the time clicking. How do I turn it off?

I just got a Samsung 21+ and and set my alarm and heard the time clicking. How do I turn it off?
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Did my alarm stop itself?

in my clock app, my alarm is set to not turn off until I stop it (Silence after: Never). However, I had alarms set between 8am and 9am and when I woke up at 12pm it was not ringing, but I had ...
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How can I ring my phone when it connects to WiFi

My WiFi has been spotty lately. I'm working from home, so this means work outages of 1-10 minutes every few days. I would like to use my mobile phone as an alarm, so that when it reconnects to WiFi it ...
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Question about clock alarm in Samsung galaxy a10e phone. Will it still work?

I am partially deaf and need to know will the alarm in the samsung galaxy phone work in vibration mode in the airplane mode?
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Continue a music playlist as an Alarm

Back when Google Play was still alive, I found an Automate script that would turn on the app at a specific time, continuing whatever playlist it had last been going through. It made for a really handy ...
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Alarm is silent because "Unable to play during call" because of facebook messenger

This morning, the alarm did not wake me up. When I change the ringtone, I cannot hear how the new ringtone sounds (the phone is still silent) but I get the message Unable to play during call My ...
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How can I prevent Microsoft Teams from muting my alarms?

If I'm in a Microsoft teams meetings, my alarms are muted (the alarm shows up on the screen but the sound is barely audible). How can I prevent Microsoft Teams from muting my alarms? I use MS Teams ...
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Fail to find an Android device sound file

In the clock app (bedtime tab, sleep sounds) I can choose a device sound Deep space. I would love to use it as my alarm sound. Every file-exploring app that I have used hasn't found this file. How can ...
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How to track the source for an non-notification daily alarm?

Pixel 4, Android 11. Every day on 12PM an alarm sets off, but no notification. Only restart can turn it off. How can I track it cause?
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Alarm icon issue in Gionee max

In my mobile Gionee max have an alarm icon issue ! I haven't set any alarm and also deleted all alarms but the icon of alarm is sowing !! I have rebooted my mobile but it not worked. So how to remove ...
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Is it possible for an Android alarm clock app to not turn on the screen when it rings?

Recently, I asked this question requesting recommendations for an Android alarm clock that does not turn on the screen when it rings on Software Recommendations StackExchange. The reason I do not want ...
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Mysterious and whimsical selection of ringtones recognized by clock as alarms

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab A with S pen. I am trying to add additional alarm sounds to the list used by the native alarm clock app provided by Samsung, as these lack personality and often fail to ...
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Can default alarms be accessed as audio files?

For a Pixel 2 with Android 11, are the default alarms stored locally as audio files? If yes, can the files be accessed through a file browser?
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Why do I have an alarm symbol on my notification bar when I don't have an alarm set

I recently started seeing the alarm icon on my notification bar even though I don't have an alarm set. Why is this happening? What can I do to find what's making this show? I don't want to disable the ...
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Cannot find which alarm to wake me up

I am using oneplus 6 with Android 10 in OxygenOS 10.3.3. In recent 2 days, I was waked up by the mobile alarm at exactly 08:30 am every morning. However, I cannot find the alarm app which generate ...
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Activate alarm, ringtone or audio using ADB?

I have misplaced a junker phone (LG G3 running Lineage). However, it's still on, and ADB is accessible over TCP/IP. (The phone doesn't have a SIM, so I can't call it.) Is there a way to turn on the ...
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How to set a non-default system sound in Pixel 4 Clock?

I replaced my Pixel 2 XL with a Pixel 4 XL (both Android 10), and when I try to set an individual alarm’s sound the only choices are: the default system alarm sound a custom sound from my drive (via ...
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Keeping control of alarms and notifications

Often alarms and timers doesn't make a sound. Other times unexpected sounds in the middle of the night. Often they are "in the background" so I have to find the app making it before I can stop it. ...
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Google Assistant Routine custom commands weird behavior

I'm trying to setup Google Assistant Routine for my wake-up alarm. Whenever I create 2 or more custom commands, they tend to change after saving. I'm trying to add 2 commands: continue music and turn ...
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Changing timer sound in Oppo devices

I have an Oppo AX5 with Android 8.1.0. The clock app timer sounds like a smoke alarm. How can I change the timer sound?
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Get alarm alert when receiving an email from specific sender

Is there an app or setting in gmail where I can get alarmed for urgent email based on the sender. From googling, it seems Gmail had a setting to set a ringtone for specific label, but this feature ...
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Alarm volume changes on its own

Something keeps lowering my alarm volume. I keep it at about 70% because I can be a heavy sleeper at times, but I keep finding that it's been lowered to about 40%. This has been going on daily for ...
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Will my wake up alarm ring all day? I left it at work

I left my phone at work in my locker, Im not in work today, will my wake up alarm (that I have on repeat mon-fri) sound off all day on repeat or does it stop after a few attempts?
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Alarm behaving very strangely

There is already another question like this (Alarm is disabled when device is switched off) but my question is slightly different from those. In my new phone with Android 7.0 Nougat, I found ...
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Default Alarm ringtone

Es file explorer can set the default ringtone for Alarms (this means that when you set a new alarm, xyz sound is already selected by default). Factory "default" is set to silent. Google Assistant ...
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How to setup an alarm with no dismiss, no snooze and only one time media play?

Is there a way to set an alarm or a notification that plays just one custom sound once on weekdays only and requires no snoozing or dismissing? Following are the apps I've tried and the details of ...
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How to prevent loud beeps before alarm rings

Using alarm xtreme on Samsung S8. In the past it didnt happen but recently when the phone wakes up to play the alarm it plays a very loud 3 beeps and then starts the alarm. The alarm is set to start ...
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Alarm not sounding on an Honor 6X

Note: I have researched this online, but none of the answers seem to work. Currently, my honor 6X does not make any alarm sound. Obviously, this can lead to some predictable problems. I've made sure ...
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Remove mystery alarm from Android 5

I'm using a lender Android 5 phone. Apparently it's default settings were set to update over WIFI only. I do have an alarm program I explicitly installed however it is clearly not the cause of the ...
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How to extract alarm ringtone files from my phone?

I have an OPPO R11 and I really like one of the default alarm sounds, so I was wondering how I could extract the sound file from the Android system to save it. I've tried downloading ES File Explorer, ...
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Alarm app bootloop

My phone is stuck in a bootloop (at least, a manual one): The phone boots, and goes through the entire boot animation The default alarm app goes off (before I see the home screen) If I turn the alarm ...
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On Alarm Clock Plus, what does "Allow auto snooze/dismiss" mean?

On the Alarm Clock Plus app, what does "Allow auto snooze/dismiss" mean? How do I use these features? Can they both be used on one alarm?
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Set a custom alarm / browser entire storage on Motorola Moto G5 / Android 7.0

I've been using Moto E3 and G4 before and had absolutely no problems in using custom / own alarm tones on these devices / Android versions (on both Android 6, 7.0 and 7.1 in case of G4). Now, I have ...
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How can I set an alarm for the first Monday of each month?

I can set an alarm for every Monday, but how can I set one for only the 1st Monday each month? I can have calendar events set in Google that are for first Monday, is there a way for an alarm to be ...
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Remove Alarm Tone?

Last year I bought an RCA Voyager (tablet) running android 6.0.1 (marshmallow), and between now and then I have added custom tunes to my 'Alarms' folder to spice things up a bit. My problem is that I ...
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Disable "Upcoming Alarm" Notification (without disabling alarm)

I'm fairly new to the Android platform so hopefully this is a silly question, but since I've had my Pixel (Pixel 1, Android 8.0.0), it's been giving me notifications for alarms I set in the Clock app ...
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Automation: Sending sms based on button press in alarm

My Problem: I want to get a reminder or an alarm every sunday and tuesday evening that gives me the chance to press two buttons: one that sends an sms to another person with content x and another ...
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Do action when alarm is dismissed

I want to set an alarm with a specific label, and when that specific alarm is dismissed, I want it to launch my app. Is there any way to do that? I'm using Kivy with jnius, so I'd appreciate ...
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[Galaxy S8} How to set default alarm sound?

There is no option in settings. I have also tried setting it like in the thread: How to change the default alarm sound? but the method presented is not working for me. I get "set success" message, but ...
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Is it possible to have the alarm sound in Max Power saving Mode?

My Samsung A3 has a function called Max Power Saving Mode which I assume is Samsung's version of Ultra Power Saving mode. I find it very helpful sometimes but when this mode alarms dont go off. Is ...
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Showing date of alarm in top tray

On my Zenfone AR with Android 7.0, I am annoyed that the alarm notifications show the time of the next alarm, but not the day. In the example below, I have an alarm set for 06:00 two days from now, ...
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How do I change my default alarm clock app?

So trying to get it so I can say "ok Google, set alarm x". But it defaults to the basic alarm on my phone which is not a good alarm clock. Looking through settings, apps, there seems to be a way to ...
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Can I dismiss an upcoming alarm on standard Samsung S7?

On a Samsung S7 (running 6.0.1) with standard apps, is there a way of "pre-dismissing" the next occurrence of a repeating alarm without turning the alarm off altogether? I have a regular alarm set to ...
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How to keep my music and alarm files separate

I have two folders of mp3 files, one for music and one for my alarm clock. I have them both on my sd card. Right now I'm trying to use (or find) 3rd party apps that will do what i want. Even ...
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