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Clock related issues -- with "Clock" in the sense of "displaying the current time".

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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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My clock disappeared from my lock screen on my Galaxy A50

I have a Samsung Galaxy A50. I've been messing with it a bunch with ADB, uninstalling apps. I do not have root access. Recently, I was just sitting there, listening to music on it, when it suddenly ...
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How to find how many hours an Android phone has been used in total (regardless of factory reset)? [duplicate]

I want to know if there is a method or application that can tell me how many hours an Android phone has been used. Just like we have cheat codes that we used for Nokia phones; they tell us the hours (...
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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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How to keep clock on at night on charger

I keep my phone on a wireless charger beside my bed. Until recently, the clock would show on there very dimly with a black background, plus some other notifications and stuff. Recently, it changed to ...
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How can I set my device to display time in UTC?

I want to try thinking in UTC instead of my local time. There is no UTC region and no UTC time zone under the United States region. How can I set my device so it always displays the time in UTC ...
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Pixel keeps changing time (losing 1 hour at random)

I have a Pixel 4 phone running Android 11. For the past 3 days, I've started having a strange problem where the time on my phone changes to be 1 hour earlier. I'm physically located in Denver, CO, USA,...
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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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Help salvaging data from the Oneplus 6T Clock app

I started using the label/notes section in the OnePlus Clock app for more detailed notes because then I could also get alarmed + reminded about them at certain times during the day. It's a fair bit of ...
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Prevent Screen Wake / Activity from Android Timer

I've got an android timer running through the base clock in android 11 (oneplus 7t). EDIT: It appears I'm wrong. This is the oneplus clock, not the base android clock. Why they would bother replacing ...
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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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Timer stops without a sound (not every time)

I want understand such a situation. Timer in the standard watch application used to behave unstable. The situation was such that when I started the timer for the first time (after last turning on the ...
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Display two clocks in two different time zones in the notification bar

How can I display two clocks in two different time zones in the notification bar? By default, only one time is displayed at the top left of the screen.
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How to change the order of the timers?

How can I change the order the timers are displayed in the default clock application? I've got about two dozens of them and it seems I can only add new ones in front and not change the order.
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How do I update the lock screen clock?

My Samsung Galaxy tab A6 shows the correct time on the home screen. However when it's locked it shows the time one hour ahead. So 10:30 instead of 9:30 for example. How do I get the lock screen clock ...
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How exactly does NITZ work?

My understanding is that phones have an internal RTC (real-time clock) which is regularly synchronized, using NITZ (default) and NTP when the phone is connected to internet. Carriers can broadcast a ...
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Can I remove the default clock without rooting my phone?

I have a modern Pixel Android phone on the most up to date version of Android. I'd like to not show the time on the homescreen and the topbar. I've seen many solutions that include rooting the phone....
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Add am/pm after the 12-hour clock time in the status bar

The status bar at the top of my Samsung S9+ does not show the am/pm after the time. The picture below was taken at 3:23 pm local time but you would not know that unless I told you. It could be 3:23 ...
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How can I stop the native clock app's countdown-timer from throwing one notification per minute?

I have Android 8.1.0 installed, and when using the countdown of the native clock app, it throws one notification per minute. I would just like to turn that off. In the Settings under: Apps & ...
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Huawei P30 Pro I can't set sleep mode to never

I just got my new Huawei P30 Pro and I am not able to set sleep mode to never. Maximum option available is 10 minutes. My battery mode is correct and it is set to "highest performance" so without any ...
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How to set the time (including seconds) on Android

How do I set the time on Android, including setting the seconds? I have an android handset that has no SIM, is permanently on airplane mode, and therefore doesn't sync its time from cell towers. I ...
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Clock app freezes

The app that is responsible for clocks keeps freezing. The lock screen widget, the normal widget, the status bar clock and the clock inside the app itself all occasionally show incorrect time (usualy ...
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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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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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Clock resetting when battery is removed

Every time I turn off my phone and remove the battery the clock on it gets reset and it causes problem for some apps I was wondering if there is some other way to sort out the problem like is it ...
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Is there any way to return the AM/PM to my status bar?

This is specific to a carrier-locked (VZW) Samsung Galaxy Note 9 running v9.0 Pie. Samsung decided to take away the AM/PM indication in the status bar clock, likely to save space for the "hole punch". ...
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Local offset of clock

I'm using the App ClockSync on a Android 7.0 device (Huawei P9 Plus) and on a Android 5.1 device (Huawei MediaPad M2) and I face two problems. I'm synchronizing the time with ClockSync on my Huawei ...
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Cannot connect to HTTPS sites due to device clock being ahead

I cannot access 'My Search.com' I just set as my homepage (Brave browser) and Yandex for my search engine (new install). I got an error saying that my (device) time is ahead. Your clock is ...
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Note 9 Clock App - change timezone to no timezone

I have a note 9. I used clock app for my alarms. I can not change the timezone from central. I live somewhere we do not have a timezone. We do not change our clocks. No matter what I do, the ...
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How to change clocks position in Android 6.0

I have a quite simple problem: my screen is partially broken so I don't see clocks in it's default position, it looks like 13.XX and I don't see XX because screen is just black there. So I want to ...
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Nexus 5X changes time after phone calls

Almost every time I make a phone call, the time on my phone changes. Typically it goes forward about 7 hours, but sometimes it's a little different. To fix it, I open up settings and turn the ...
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Change default clock app in Samsung Galaxy Note 9

My previous phone was Nexus 5 and I changed to a Samsung Galaxy Note 9. I'm trying to customize most of the things that I used to be the same as Note 5. What I liked from Nexus 5 it was notifications ...
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Paste YYYYMMDDHHMMSS timestamp anywhere (hotkey shortcut)

YYYYMMDDHHMMSS or YmdHis in PHP is the timestamp format used by Wayback Machine URL and the %A_Now variable in AutoHotKey. It looks like this: 20171223145921. How can I paste the timestamp of the ...
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samsung j7 clock in unlocked screen

The lock screen has a large clock in the lock screen, which disappears when unlocked and leaves only a tiny display top r/h corner. How do I retain a larger clock in the unlocked screen?
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Dismissing alarm with buttons on Galaxy S9+

On older android phones I could dismiss clock alarm by pressing any button. On the new galaxy s9+ I have to use the screen, which is highly inconvenient if the alarm goes off when I'm driving. ...
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What triggers Always On Display's display of seconds?

I'm using a Samsung A320F/DS with AOD in "show always" mode. Android is 8.0.0, AOD has only a single page (without the player). Clock style is set up as 22:59 TUE 3 JULY 84%🔋 But one day, when ...
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How do I move the clock back to the right in Android Pie?

I have just installed Android Pie and the clock has moved from the right of the status bar to the left. Is there a setting to move it back?
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Does my World Clock have an Error (Time for Jameica/Kingston)

So I am in Berlin and try to see the time of Jameica. Berlin is currently UTC+2, Jameica UTC-5 -> makes -7 difference. I tried this around 11:30 local time, and expected 5:30, but what I got is 20:30....
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Google Clock how to remove added city time

I am using default Google Clock application for time and alarm setting on my Moto X4. Moving to clock on it, there's globe icon under home time, which is used to set and display different city time. I ...
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How can I change default timer ringtone

I have a samsung galaxy note 4 and I am wondering how can I change my defauly ringtone? Thanks
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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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Why is my Android phone off by 3 seconds only a few minutes after I set it to the Atomic clock time?

I have a Huawei Mate 9, and just set it to the atomic clock time a few minutes ago. The ClockSync app reported it was off by 0.06 second at that time. However, a few minutes later when I picked up ...
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My Aristo Android 7.0 does not have a clock widget

I've followed every link I could find in the last 75 minutes. Nobody addresses the real issue I am having. Every one of them tells me how to get to the widgets list, that I should select the clock ...
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How to change lock screen clock display on Samsung Galaxy A3?

On the lock screen of a Samsung Galaxy A3, the clock is displayed in two rows: 14 18 I'd like it to be displayed as God intended: 14:18 And I've spent an hour trying to get it this way, and ...
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How do I set the Home Time Zone that shows up on the Dual Clock?

I'm currently traveling with my phone, and my lock screen shows a dual clock with Roaming and Home times. Which is very useful! Except the Home time is actually from the timezone I originally ...
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Alarms not going off during calls

When I am in a call, whether it be through phone, Skype, hangouts, etc... it mutes all system alarms, except vibration. I know this is probably intended behavior but is there anyway to reverse this ...
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Turn off black notification/clock screen on Samsung Galaxy S4

When I turn on my Samsung Galaxy S4, it often comes with a black clock/notification screen. How to turn it off?
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Two clocks, different times

The clock in the lockscreen shows the right time, but the one on the right corner of the status bar gets stuck. It shows the right time when I turn the mobile on, but then at some point it stops and ...
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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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Change Settings.Global.AUTO_TIME to always be 1

I want my android apps to believe that Automatic Time Zone is set to ON even though it actually is not. I read that Automatic Time Zone is detected using Settings.Global.AUTO_TIME variable, which ...
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