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Questions tagged [alarm]

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

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Set off alarm when certain text string is received

I saw a friend on discord use this function but he's doing it on a JBed iPhone. Is there a way for Android to achieve something similar?
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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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Set alarm to FM radio

I own a Moto G4, which has a very decent FM tuner. I'd really like to use FM radio as my alarm sound in the morning, but it doesn't look like the Motorola-provided FM radio app can do this. I've ...
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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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What is the name of the Samsung Galaxy S9's default alarm sound?

So I have an s9, and I am going to go crazy if I don't find the name for the default alarm sound, when you go to your clock to add an alarm, when you select none for your sound it plays an amazing ...
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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?

How do I use these features and 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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Canceling an alarm with a voice command

I use voice commands to set alarms on my Android phone a lot. Occasionally I get it wrong and want to cancel the alarm I just entered. I've tried cancel the alarm at 1 pm but all it does is start a ...
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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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XPERIA XA1 - Alarm clock not working if device switched off

Before XA1 - actually a 3 days ago - I had my previous smartphone called Alcatel One Touch Pop C7 7041D. When I set my morning alarm and switched off the smartphone (and I really mean switched off not ...
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System time is not updated in lock screen [duplicate]

While on lock screen the phone time stops to update. It shows the correct time on the lock screen and in settings, but not in the right upper corner. The system uses the incorrect time for time stamps ...
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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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Alarm not working

My Alcatel iPop Tracfone used to ring the alarm when the phone was completely turned off. It doesn't do that anymore. Would like to know why? And how I can make that work again. Thank you, Sandy
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How to change alarm volume without making sound?

It's night, everybody is sleeping but I realized that my phone's alarm volume is at 1. This isn't enough to wake me up, but I know that if I change it, it will make a sound and wake up everybody. Is ...
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How do I force timer volume on, regardless of Vibrate or Mute mode in Android 7.0?

I always keep my phone on Vibrate. That being said, I've never had this issue before until I had to get a new phone on 7.0. Previously, the phone I had from 6.0 through the upgrade to 7 would always ...
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Pandora app fails to open after being used

New phone, LG V20 from T-mobile. Android Nougat (7.0 right now). Latest Pandora app. The problem first manifested when I expected Pandora to wake me the next morning. It didn't. Checking my phone ...
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If I select 'lock device' in Android device manager, will it affect scheduled alarms?

I have left my phone at my girlfriend's house - it's definitely there according to the location feature in Android device manager. There is an alarm set for really early in the morning, which it ...
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How to set everything to silent except the alarm clock [7.1.1 Nougat]

Does anybody know how to set everything to silent except the alarm clock? In priority only, and alarms only mode, both calendar reminders and alarm clock notifications make the phone vibrate. If I ...
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How to set default alarm ringtone in Android 6.0?

With my new Moto E3, every time I open Clock application (to enable some alarm) I see a message: Default alarm ringtone is silent [Change] When I tap on Change I'm redirected to Sounds & ...
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Galaxy S7 edge - How do I use a sound downloaded as part of a theme?

I want to use the sounds I have downloaded as part of my theme (Blue Polygon) as my ringtone and alarm sound. However, it is not in the selection of sounds when I tried to change it. Please advice. ...
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Programmatic Alarm App in Android?

Suppose you wake up at 00:00 AM and usually have an alarm ring half-way through the day at 12:00 PM. But now you sleep in, and wake up at 02:00 AM. Is there an app that allows for you to "reset" such ...
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Hidden alarm at everyday 12AM

I have the Lenovo Moto Z Unlocked with sadly still Android M. There's a hidden alarm everyday at 12 midnight, and it doesn't show it in the original clock app, which I haven't used an app other than ...
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Alarms are not working

I've been facing the issue of missing alarms for a week. I can set alarms successfully, it displays in notification but not running. Though if I try to check it will have work or not by setting ...
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Alarm is intermittently not sounding since Marshmallow update

I have a Samsung Note 4. Since the upgrade to Marshmallow 6.0.1 the built in Clock app's alarms do not sound consistently in the morning. This only ever happens in the morning (wake up alarm) making ...
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Countdown timer going off late

I've had a problem with the default clock app, specifically the countdown timer portion (also has alarm clock and regular timer in it). Sometimes it goes off late by several minutes when setting it ...
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No alarm sound after update from CM 11 to CM 13

I recently updated my Samsung Galaxy S3 from Cyanogenmod 11.x to the latest 13.0. Despite some transitional issues, everything seemed fine. Except that I almost overslept because the alarm was silent;...
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Alarm often does not ring if I don't “wake up” the phone

The phone is a Samsung Galaxy J3 running Android 5.1.1. It is only a couple of months old. This phone has not been rooted. When I set an alarm, very often the phone does not wake up and ring when the ...
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Allowing alarms to sound during calling states ( phone / skype / Discord )

How can I allow alarms to sound off while my phone is in a calling state? When I'm not in a call alarms sound as you'd expect them to. When I am in a ( Skype, Discord, Phone ) call the phone simply ...
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Touch Screen for Clock

I want my alarm clock fade to black, but when I touch the screen will display the time. I want to this feature at night when my clock is charging on my nightstand. Is there a way to achieve this type ...
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How do alarms work with Period Battery Optimization?

My G4 just got delivered an OTC update (V30c-FEB-11-2016, not sure why I just got it now), that contains the troubling text: The battery will now be optimized automatically when the phone or apps ...
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Nexus 5X: How can I use custom ringtones /alarms without installing additional apps?

I have a Nexus 5X with Android 6.0.1 and latest security patches (June 2016). I try to use my own soundfiles for alarms and ringtones. I tried a lot of suggestions, but I can't get it to work. When I ...
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Alarm clocks aren't working on Android 6

I recently moved to Android 6 and promptly slept in the next day as my alarm clock (Alarm Xtreme) wasn't waking me up. I search around a bit, disabled the energy setting stuff for that application ...
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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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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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What does the phone do when it runs out of battery but it has an alarm scheduled? [duplicate]

Does it power off completely or go into a deep sleep state?
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How to Allow Caller Who Can Call You During “Alarms Only”?

I am using Android 6.0. I would like to allow my mother call me also when the mode "Alarms only" is active. I have her in Starred contacts i.e. priority list. She calls me to double verify that I ...
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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 ...