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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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How do I set an alarm for every other week?

I have an Asus Zenfone 8 and want to set an alarm that goes off every other week on Fridays. The default Google alarm lets me set a weekly alarm, but I don't see an option for every other week. How do ...
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Is there convenient way to get louder notifications for calendar events?

So basically I'd like to get reminders for important events in a smart way. So looking for these features. Should have an alarm option (both silent and loud). Ideally, this alarm should be escalating ...
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Alarm turns off when Clock App is closed

When I close the Clock app the alarm no longer works. I have noticed that closing the app causes the little alarm icon to go away (indicating the alarm is no longer on). This never happened before, ...
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Alarm on inactivity to prevent sleep and theft

Is there a way to configure android or install an app that will sound an alarm if the user stops using the phone? This is to prevent the user from falling asleep in public transport. This is to ensure ...
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Unenabling a repeating alarm, after alarm time, just for the current day

I am running Android on a Realme 8 5G phone. I am using the standard clock app that came with my phone. Suppose I have an alarm that goes off on my Android system. But, when it rings, and the alarm ...
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Can a cancelled alarm still switch on the phone even when it's off?

After searching I know that some phones if you set up an alarm then you switch the phone off, it will open up exactly at the time you set it up to ring this is in case if the alarm is active before ...
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How to get notified when I get too far away from my phone?

If I am too far from my phone, then it will do no good for the phone alarm to warn me. I may not hear it. Is there any way to get notified when I get too far away from it?
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Is there any way to dismiss alarms from the vehicle touchscreen via Android Auto?

I often set alarms in Android with the default clock application (com.google.android.deskclock) and sometimes an alarm goes off when I've connected my phone to the car using Android Auto and am using ...
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How can I make sure Bluetooth is working every morning?

I use Google Clock & Spotify as my morning alarm, with OnePlus 11 connected to my Marantz NR1200 stereo receiver. When this works, the alarm sounds and plays. It has worked about 4 out of 5 times. ...
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Samsung alarm volume during phone calls

During calls, my Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra has an extremely low alarm volume. This is a problem because I'm missing my alarms. I've used other third party apps such as Sleep, but to no avail. This didn'...
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How to play sounds at set times per day, like an alarm, but only once per time and with no need to interact?

I have tried Alarm Clock Xtreme which alleges to do this (play alarm, and dismiss automatically after 1s, which is the length of the sound) but it doesn't actually dismiss and just keeps looping. What ...
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Will Samsung's auto-restarts feature disable your alarm?

I'm using the Samsung Galaxy A32 5G on Android 13. It has a feature to auto-restart the device. I noticed auto-restarts close all background apps on the restart and was wondering if this affects your ...
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Is there a way to permanently delete specific (phantom) alarms using adb shell?

My phone has mysteriously created a phantom alarm meaning that no GUI app or widget shows this alarm on my phone and thus nothing allows me to see to set, delete, or view this alarm. Using adb dumpsys ...
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Can I get a 'noisy' or persistent alert for google calendar? [duplicate]

I miss some reminders on my phone, either due to notification fatigue or because I'm away. But some events/reminders I want to be absolutely sure I do - like pay a bill. I want a way to get google ...
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Location icon/sound keeps popping about once an hour on Amazon Fire tablet, how to make it stop?

On my Amazon Fire tablet, I've never had an issue until last week. This icon pops up random, maybe once or twice an hour with audible sound as well. (Verso is the title of sound it makes from ringers ...
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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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Unknown alarm appearing and disappearing at random time on the lock screen

The issue: There has recently (once again) appeared a random "alarm" notification which displays as an alarm clock icon followed by a random time located in the upper left corner of my lock ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 can I make my Google Calendar make sounds when an event is about to begin?

I have OnePlus 3 running Android 8.0 (OxygenOS 5). It currently just shows one notification for every notification I add in the app for an event. How can I make my Google Calendar make sounds when an ...
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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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