How to Label an Alarm on the iPhone 6 Plus

When you start using the alarm feature on your iPhone, you may initially only have one or two alarms set. A small number of alarms are simple to manage, but it can become a little more difficult when you have alarms that go off at the same time on different days. This can lead you to accidentally set the wrong alarm, which can be problematic for your schedule.

One effective way to manage a lot of alarms is to give them a name. iPhone alarms can be edited to include a label or name that display under the alarm time on the menu. That way you can scroll through the list of alarms until you find the correct one, without needing to worry that you picked the alarm that goes off at 6 AM on Tuesday and Thursday instead of the one that goes off at 6 AM on Monday and Friday.

 

Add a Label to an iPhone Alarm

The steps in this article were written using an iPhone 6 Plus, in iOS 8.1.2. The steps are similar on other devices in iOS 8, but may be slightly different in earlier versions of the operating system.

You can read more about the iPhone 6 here on Apple’s site.

These steps will assume that you already have an alarm on your device to which you wish to add a label. If you need to create a new alarm, then the steps in this article can show you how.

 

Step 1: Open the Clock app.

open the clock app

 

 

Step 2: Select the Alarm option at the bottom of the screen.

select alarm at the bottom of the screen

 

 

Step 3: Tap the Edit button at the top-left corner of the screen.

touch the edit button at the top-left of the screen

 

 

Step 4: Tap the arrow to the right of the alarm for which you want to create a label.

tap the arrow to the right of the alarm to label

 

 

Step 5: Tap the Label button.

touch the label button

 

 

Step 6: Enter the label that you want to use for the alarm, then touch the Back button at the top-left corner of the screen.

enter the label, then touch the back button

 

 

Step 7: Touch the Save button at the top-right corner of the screen.

touch the save button

 

 

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