Creating an alarm on your iPhone 5 is a great way to make sure that you are waking up on time, or to ensure that you do not miss an important event. But schedules change, and a repeating alarm might no longer be going off at the correct time. Fortunately you can learn how to change the time on an alarm on the iPhone 5 so that it is accurate for your updated schedule.
Another option for adjusting your iPhone alarms is to simply create a new alarm and turn off the old one. This will allow you to keep the originally configured alarm so that you can use it later, if needed. But having a lot of alarms on your iPhone can cause some confusion, so a lot of people will choose to edit existing options rather than create new ones. Our tutorial below will show you how to change the time on an existing alarm.
Change the Time on an iPhone Alarm
You will be able to change other settings for the alarm as well, such as the dates that the alarm goes off, as well as the sound that is played. You will find those options on the menu that we navigate to in Step 5 below.
Step 1: Open the Clock app.
Step 2: Touch the Alarm option at the bottom of the screen.
Step 3: Touch the Edit button at the top-left corner of the screen.
Step 4: Touch the alarm for which you want to change the time.
Step 5: Move the wheel at the top of the screen so that it reflects the new time at which you want the alarm to go off. Note that the other options for the alarm can be configured at the bottom of the screen. Touch the Save button at the top-right of the screen.
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