How to Have a Song as an Alarm on the iPhone 5

Is the alarm sound on your iPhone 5 an undesirable way to wake up in the morning? This is a problem that you can fix by using a song on your iPhone as an alarm instead. It can be much more soothing to wake up to an enjoyable song than a piercing sound, so following our steps below will show you how to do this.


How to Make Your Alarm a Song on an iPhone

The steps in this article will show you how to edit an alarm so that it uses a song as the alarm sound. This assumes that you have already set up an alarm. If you have not yet set up an alarm, you can read this article to learn how.

Note that the song that you use as your alarm sound will need to be one that is currently available in the Music app on your iPhone.


Step 1: Tap the Clock icon.

open the clock app



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

select the alarm option



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

touch the edit button



Step 4: Select the alarm for which you want to use a song.

select the alarm to change



Step 5: Touch the Sound option.

select the sound option



Step 6: Scroll to the top of the screen, then select the Pick a song option.

select the pick a song option



Step 7: Tap the song that you want to use as your alarm sound.

select the song to use



Step 8: Touch the Back button at the top-left corner of the screen.

touch the back button



Step 9: Touch the Save button at the top-right corner of the screen to save your changes.

touch the save button



Would you like to change the days on which your alarm goes off? This article will show you how you can set an alarm to go off on multiple days of the week. newsletter
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