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Oddly enough, Android doesn't provide (as of the time of writing) a way to change the default alarm tone: if you navigate to Settings > Sound & notification, you can pick "Alarm volume", "Phone ringtone" and even "Default notification ringtone", but there's nothing about an "Default alarm ringtone". The solution that worked for me came from this post. ...


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On Android Marshmallow, you can use the hidden System UI Tuner. Open the quick-setting panel, then press and hold the Settings' cog wheel until it starts spinning. You then get an additional settings entry in System > System UI Tuner > Status bar, where you can hide the alarm.


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That is expected behavior. It allows you to turn the phone off if you need to ensure the battery doesn't drain (or whatever other use-case you can think up) and still have a usable alarm clock. It's not new, many Android devices do something similar, and every iPhone since the first-generation models also had that feature. I can also recall an old Nokia 3310 ...


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All computers have a special piece of hardware called the clock (more fully, the real-time clock or RTC). The clock is connected to the CPU, but it runs even when the computer is completely powered down. On a desktop computer, a battery on the motherboard keeps the clock running even when it's unplugged from the mains. Mobile devices tend to have a large ...


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This worked for my 5.0: Stored the files in the Alarms folder (don't think this will be necessary) Go to file with ES Explorer (or other file explorer) Play the file with the built in media player of ES Tap on settings Set as ringtone and choose Alarm Go to Clock > Alarms and use your new music file as wake up alarm Probably there is a option (just once/...


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If you want to stick with your Google Calendar as backend and frontend, you might wish to check Calendar Event Reminder. You can tell that app which calendars to look at, and to annoy you until you're going crazy. I almost guarantee you cannot miss such a reminder! I've used the app for quite some time, before... I switched to a different calendar frontend: ...


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There was a question here asking if it is an expected behavior, it has two answers saying not much more as simple yes. I am going to answer this question as a question of why is it so, whether Android is running, and how it works if not. The answer is: no, Android is not running nowhere, nor is Linux underneath him. Wake up on alarm is a hardware feature ...


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As far as I know, you can't, and I'm afraid there's a misunderstanding/mistake by Google. I checked the help support in English (US), and for the same topic, it instead mentions, Dismiss next alarm If you have an alarm scheduled to go off within the next two hours, you can dismiss the next instance of your alarm. If your alarm is set to repeat, your alarm ...


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Stock clock app doesn't have date reference like today or tomorrow. You can however set alarm for the particular day like Sunday or Monday by clicking the particular days.


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Say: "Okay Google, set a timer". When it prompts you for the duration, there will be an option somewhere on the screen where you can click and select a different timer app.


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I think the one on the right is the icon that shows you have an alarm on (always shows when you have an alarm). The one on the left is a notification and should disappear if you dismiss the notification.


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I try to not read this as "is there an app...", as that would be off-topic according to our guidelines (see What topics can I ask about here? for details). So apart from looking for a different app to save some peanuts, you could live with the ads (according to its description, the app is available for free with ads; there's no note to the cloud feature ...


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With Tasker, you could try this: Condition: State → Power Task: Send SMS (Note that Compose Email / Compose MMS / Compose SMS only open the dialog and let you edit, so you would need to use the Send SMS option to have it automatically sent).


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You can copy the mp3 file that you'd like (for example a 5-minute song) to the Notifications folder in your Android (at the same level that the Download folder). This can be done as well for ringtones (Ringtones folder) and alarms (Alarms folder). Now, go to calendar Settings, General and change the tone to your mp3 file.


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After spending an hour on the phone with Google tech support (don't know why I didn't think of this earlier) their representative was able to replicate the issue. At this time there appears to be no way to disable this notification on a stock/unrooted Pixel. I'll update the answer if I get any further information.


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The folder Media is the where all the Sound files are actually stored. Inside Media, it has its own Alarms, Notifications, and Ringtones folder. These are the folders where each respective sound file belongs. In my case, I wanted to create a custom alarm. I thought it would be as simple as dropping a sound file in there, but it wasn't. THERE'S A TRICK. In ...


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Easiest way if rooted: You can use GravityBox, to hide the Alarm-Clock-Symbol. Open the app. Go to "Adapt Status Bar" (I don't know the exact English translation) Choose "Adapt Clock" Tick the box next to "Hide Alarm Symbol"


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It sounds like what you want is a timer rather than an alarm clock. (Did you look in the Play Store?) One very simple timer app I use is Tick!. Tap to open Use your finger to spin the dial to the amount of time you want to count down Tap to start the timer


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I have a OnePlus2 and I got a new phone to replace it. I turned the OnePlus2 off and left it unplugged overnight but didn't disable the alarm. It automatically powered on and rung the alarm in the morning twice for me so far. So, depending on your phone model, this does seem to be a thing these days.


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What you are looking for is Cyanogen User Profiles which can be found in Settings->Profiles under the Personal section header. Pick a profile or create a new one and select what parts of your phone are active.


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This answer is credited to user abhioxic, who came up with the solution in a comment. Clearing the cache and data from the Clock app resolved the issue. After clearing the cache and data, the old alarms were removed (data loss) but new alarms ring properly.


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Since lollipop 5.0 and above, these modes are changed and are accessible via Settings > Sounds > Interruptions. All Interruptions: It is equal to general mode. You get ringtone and notification sounds. And you can set volume for them. When you decrease the volume to minimum, it becomes vibrate only mode. Alarms, all calls and notifications work ...


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Update: this feature is back on Android 6.0.1 (source). With Android 6.0.1, the "until next alarm" feature makes its triumphant (or rather quiet, I suppose) return. Good to know! So first, am I missing something obvious and that option is still there? It seems you're right. I have checked on Nexus 5 running Android 6.0 Marshmallow and there are only 2 ...


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Add a do not disturb rule for the duration. Not a complete solution, but that's what I do.


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When you say the little alarm status bar symbol, do you mean up the top left? If so, it sounds like that alarm app is running as a Service rather than registering with the system's AlarmManager. When you swipe the app away from the multitasking view, you are killing the Service. More details I have only a few suggestions: Ensure the app cannot be ...


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This is 'doze', a new power optimization feature introduced in Marshmallow. Apps have to be compliant to doze specifications (APIs), to work continously across system low power states., While Google alarm app from stock android will work as it will be already doze compliant, any third party app (motorola apps or playstore apps) may or maynot have doze ...


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Answer is - use "ES Explorer" Very strange, but "System settings" have only Ringtone and Notification, and no Alarm-clock sound. I think it is a bug. Maybe that setting should be in Clock app, but it also no. Steps: Play any music file you would like to set as default ringtone for the alarm in ES Media Player Click three dot button [:] in top right ...


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Go through all of your alarms, including inactive ones, and see if you have "Default Ringtone (Unknown)" set for any. If so, change the ringtone to your custom one or a preset, or delete the alarm entirely. When making any new alarms, it should default to the last one you used... but just make sure to avoid "Default Alarm Sound." (For some reason it calls ...


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You can try to achieve this by automation. I prefer MacroDroid being easy to learn and free I don't have Nougat , so can't test it. I also recall reading that dnd mode is behaviour is different compared to Marshmallow ( and don't remember how), so this may need further tweaking based on your revert The way I understood your need and accordingly configured ...


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There are certainly simpler solutions, but I use Tasker and it is also possible with it. In Tasker simply create a new task there you can set the different volume (alarm, ring tone, ...). Then execute the task manually and the set volume is accepted.


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