11 votes

Hide Alarm icon in the status bar

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 ...
Kevin Richards's user avatar
9 votes

How do I dismiss just the next occurrence of a recurring alarm?

Update: since version 7.3, Google Clock allows pausing repeating alarms. Below explanation is only for historical purpose. It was impossible to dismiss the next repeating alarm, and looks like the ...
Andrew T.'s user avatar
  • 16k
7 votes

Is there a way to get Google Calendar reminders to act like Alarms?

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 ...
R Cassani's user avatar
6 votes

How do I change my default alarm clock app?

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.
Safi's user avatar
  • 61
6 votes
Accepted

Disable "Upcoming Alarm" Notification (without disabling alarm)

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 ...
jszpila's user avatar
  • 321
5 votes

Does the alarm work when my phone is turned off?

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 ...
binki's user avatar
  • 199
4 votes

How to change the default alarm sound?

I also used ES Explorer but recently, I am on Android 11 and it seems you can do this from the Settings: Open Settings Tap on Sounds Tap on Advanced Tap on Default alarm sound Choose an alarm tone ...
Ahmed's user avatar
  • 171
4 votes

How do I dismiss just the next occurrence of a recurring alarm?

Add a do not disturb rule for the duration. Not a complete solution, but that's what I do.
Anal Kumar's user avatar
4 votes

Disable "Upcoming Alarm" Notification (without disabling alarm)

Well, this is a late response but I just ran across this as I am having the same problem. Thank to jszpila here for posting Google's response so I didn't have to waste any more time trying to get rid ...
Jane's user avatar
  • 41
3 votes
Accepted

Alarm clocks aren't working on Android 6

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 ...
Craig Russell's user avatar
3 votes
Accepted

How do alarms work with Period Battery Optimization?

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 ...
Deva's user avatar
  • 46
3 votes

How can I delete ALL alarms in the stock Clock app?

Incredibly, this is still an unaddressed issue in 2022. I have noticed that it's possible to ask google assistant to delete all of your active alarms -- meaning the ones that are scheduled to ring. So ...
nice_user's user avatar
3 votes
Accepted

How to set default alarm ringtone in Android 6.0?

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 ...
Eugeniy's user avatar
  • 46
3 votes

How to set default alarm ringtone in Android 6.0?

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 ...
Merp's user avatar
  • 31
3 votes

How to set everything to silent except the alarm clock [7.1.1 Nougat]

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 ...
beeshyams's user avatar
  • 40.7k
3 votes
Accepted

How to change alarm volume without making sound?

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 ...
user220007's user avatar
3 votes

How do I change my default alarm clock app?

I'm not sure if the problem solved itself, or if it was something I did. Instead of OK Google set alarm, I did OK Google "specific alarm app" "time" , and it now defaults without having to specify the ...
Joshh's user avatar
  • 91
3 votes

Is it possible to have the alarm sound in Max Power saving Mode?

I discovered the answer literally 1 minute after asking the question so I thought I'd answer it myself in case it's of any advantage to anyone else. There's a very simple ( but quite odd in my ...
byronyasgur's user avatar
3 votes

Alarm volume changes on its own

So, I've had this problem for a while as well. What I came to realize was that my sleepy-brain would hit the volume rocker to adjust the volume of the alarm while it was going off. Usually, this was ...
Divo's user avatar
  • 31
3 votes
Accepted

One-time-only alarms?

With the Google Clock app, the alternative is to set an alarm with Google Assistant. Saying "Set an alarm at [hour] [minutes]" will set a one-time alarm, and it will be automatically removed ...
Andrew T.'s user avatar
  • 16k
2 votes

Is there a way to get Google Calendar reminders to act like Alarms?

I use TWO apps for this: [EDIT: I have stopped using both of these, see my other separate answer] Google Calendar events: Event Alarm Reminder for Google Calendar One drawback of this one: No ...
Kimball Robinson's user avatar
2 votes

Is there a way to get Google Calendar reminders to act like Alarms?

What I do is to set an additional alarm in my standard android "Clock" app. Alarms have the option to give them "memo text", e.g. "Reminder for meeting boss in 10 min". So the alarm will act as your ...
NeStack's user avatar
  • 131
2 votes

Is there a way to get Google Calendar reminders to act like Alarms?

I found a free app, Calendar Event Reminder, that achieves the requirement at https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=sk.mildev84.reminder
Keith Taylor's user avatar
2 votes

How to change the default alarm sound?

Once you move your song or ringtone into the file you have created and you click on it and file explorer if you push the three dots on the top right it'll say set ringtone push that and it'll give you ...
K Alnory's user avatar
2 votes

Alarm silent, even when not in silent mode

Make also sure you don't have alarms disabled in blocking mode, or that blocking mode isn't on. That was my issue. I set up blocking mode because I didn't want to be bothered by notifications of new e-...
Super Mario Bro's user avatar
2 votes
Accepted

How to set alarm at a specific date and time?

Use Early Bird Alarm Clock. It has all the features that you wanted. ✔ Select alarm date for shift worker Complete schedule such as day-night-off-holiday will be okay!
Appries's user avatar
  • 36
2 votes

Location for custom Ringtones/Alarms/Notifications that hides them from Play Music?

Just create a new folder/directory in internal storage of your phone with name 'Notifications' and place all your notification tones that you have downloaded in this folder. Finally go to settings > ...
TechNawabs's user avatar
2 votes

What does the phone do when it runs out of battery but it has an alarm scheduled?

No matter what, if there is no battery, there is no power to do anything, it is dead. But android saves the state of these even if you pull the battery. If power is restored before the scheduled alarm,...
mix3d's user avatar
  • 161
2 votes
Accepted

How do I dismiss just the next occurrence of a recurring alarm?

I have just discovered that Google have added a "Pause alarm" function to their standard clock since version 7.3: It allows the alarm to be paused for a range of dates at any point in the ...
ChrisF's user avatar
  • 457
2 votes

Alarm clocks aren't working on Android 6

Checkout my alarm app Alarm + Task Logger FREE. Playstore Link I have developed this app post Marshmallow update and have circumvented the problem of missfiring alarms due to doze mode. Besides ...
gaurav.28ch's user avatar

Only top scored, non community-wiki answers of a minimum length are eligible