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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What causes the alarm to not work when I turn off my phone?

My question is, after setting the alarm, the phone is powered off, so the alarm didn't work on time. When I turned on the alarm, it was exactly what i was setting up... Why is it a phone from Android ...
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Set off alarm in Walgreens and CVS

When I walked into two different drug stores, I set off a store alarm. The cashier at Walgreens said that it could be my phone setting off the store alarm when I walk in the door. Is that possible ...
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My phone started announcing the time as 4 colon 15

My phone used to announce: "It's four fifteen" now it says "it's 4 colon 15". how do I fix that?
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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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Nubia Z17 Mini Has no default Alarm setting

I've looked everywhere on this phone and it keeps defaulting to Peaceful... sound. In settings/ sound Alarm is missing. Adding sounds to the folder Alarms makes no difference. This phone does even ...
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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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Alarm is disabled when device is switched off

I have a Lenovo A6020a46 3 GB phone android version 5.1.1. It has the feature that allows me to set an alarm and shut down the phone and it will power itself on at the set time of alarm. But recently, ...
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Alarm clock not going off after switching to summer time

My Sony Xperia XZ2 compact trolled me today on April 1st by not going off at my regular weekdays 7:30 schedule. Note that we switched from winter time to summertime during the weekend. I assume the ...
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How to make an app unkillable?

I’ve got a problem with my alarm app. Or, to be honest, I’ve got a problem with me - I can’t stop force quitting it when it rings. I just automatically slam the Back button and not only I remove the ...
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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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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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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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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 ...