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Set Alarm: How to Set the Alarm on Your iPhone?

by Keren P.

iPhone Alarm, How to Set iPhone Alarm

A Guide on How to Set Alarm in iPhone and iPad

All Apple lovers know that iPhone and other Apple devices can be a little tricky to set sometimes; the iPhone alarm set, for example, is something that a lot of people can't always figure out, especially if they are first time iPhone users. If you want to know how to set alarm on iPhone and other Apple devices, use the following guide. You can bet you will never be late to work again!

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First of all – how to add an alarm on your iPhone/iPad

  1. Go to your home screen and launch the clock app
  2. Press in the second icon at the bottom left corner of your screen (it's the alarm tab)
  3. Choose the add tab (a plus sign located at the top right corner of your screen)
  4. Set the clock by swiping the picker up and down (set minutes, and AM or PM settings)
  5. Press the "save" tab located at the top right of your screen
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Congratulations – you have successfully created an alarm! The iPhone alarm will appear in the alarm screen and it will be turned on unless you decide otherwise. The alarm will be active in both silent and active modes, so you don't have to worry about not waking up if your iPhone/iPad is on silent. The alarm will also work if your devices are in the Do Not Disturb mode, so you are guaranteed to be bothered by it in the time you set it for.

How to turn on the alarm on your iPhone/iPad

Adding an alarm to your iPhone/iPad will make it go off automatically, and once it sounds off, it will turn off. So, you will need to manually turn back the alarm on your phone:

  1. Press the Clock app on your Home screen
  2. Choose the alarm tab (the second icon at the bottom left corner of the screen)
  3. Click the switch next to the alarm time you want to turn on. Once the color turns green, that means the alarm is set and it will go off at the time you chose
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How to set iPhone/iPad alarm on repeat mode

If you need to make up every day at the same time, or if you need a ringing reminder at the same time each day (for taking medication, for example), you can turn on an alarm that will go off at the same time every day.

1. Press the Clock app on your Home screen
2. Choose the alarm tab (the second icon at the bottom left corner of the screen)
3. Tap the plus (+) button on the top right of the screen
4. Set the clock by swiping the picker up and down (set minutes, and AM or PM settings)
5. Tap on the "Repeat" button found under the time you set

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6. Click on the day/days on which you want the alarm to repeat itself

7. Click the "Back" button at the top left corner of the screen
8. Click the "Save" button at the top right corner of the screen.

How to Set iPad Alarm

How to turn off the alarm on your iPhone/iPad

You can turn off the alarms you set when you don't want them to sound off automatically

1. Press the Clock app on your Home screen

2. Choose the alarm tab (the second icon at the bottom left corner of the screen)

3. Tap on the white circle at the right side of the screen. This is the On/Off switch, and you can use it to turn on or off any alarm you want

How to Set Alarm Sound on iPhone

How to change an alarm time on iPhone/iPad

If your work schedule changes or you need to set your alarms for different times than usual, you can easily do it on your iPhone/iPad:

1. Press the Clock app on your Home screen

2. Choose the alarm tab (the second icon at the bottom left corner of the screen)

3. Click on the "Edit" button at the top left corner of the screen

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4. Choose the alarm you want to change.

5. Set the clock by swiping the picker up and down (set minutes, and AM or PM settings) to choose the new time you want to set

6. Click on the Save button at the top right corner of the screen

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How to change iPhone/iPad alarm sound

If the default alarm sound on your devices is not your cup of tea, you can change them to other sounds available on your iPhone/iPad.

1. Press the Clock app on your Home screen

2. Choose the alarm tab (the second icon at the bottom left corner of the screen)

3. Click on the "Edit" button at the top left corner of the screen

4. Choose the alarm whose sound you want to change

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5. Tap on the "Sound" tab

6. Choose the alarm sound you want by swiping the options up and down

7. Tap on the sound you want to set. The device will preview the sounds you select to let you hear how they sound. When you like a sound, tap it

8. Click on the "Back" button at the top left corner of the screen

9. Click "Save" on the top right corner of the screen to save the alarm sound you chose

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How to customize the alarm sound on your iPhone/iPad

If you don’t like any of Apple's alarm sounds, or you just to hear a tune you want when the alarm goes off, you can set a custom alarm sound on your iPhone/iPad

1. Press the Clock app on your Home screen

2. Choose the alarm tab (the second icon at the bottom left corner of the screen)

3. Click on the "Edit" button at the top left corner of the screen

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4. Choose the alarm whose sound you want to change

5. Choose the "Sound" tab

6. Scroll the list to its top

7. Choose "Pick a song"

8. Choose the search option (choose where the location of the tune)

Albums

Artists

Songs

Music Videos

Genres

Composers

Compilations

Playlists

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9. Choose the tune you want from the folder you chose

10. Click on the "back" button

11. Click on the "Save" at the top right corner of your screen

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Alarms can be pretty annoying, but most of us need them every day. With this guide that explained how to set the alarms on your iPhone and iPad you will at least wake up with the sounds you like, and you will also be able to customize the hours to suit you best.

* Photos courtesy of imore.com

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