How to Set an Alarm on Your iPhone

Since a lot of people are rarely very far from the iPhone, it makes sense that it starts to take over for other devices that might only have one or two uses.

One thing that iPhones have really started to replace are clocks, specifically alarm clocks. This is helpful if you travel a lot, or often sleep in different parts of your house where you might not be within earshot of your usual alarm clock.

But setting an alarm on the iPhone can be a little tricky if you haven’t done it before, so you can follow the tutorial below to set an alarm on your iPhone.

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You can further integrate your iPhone into your home with an Apple TV by streaming videos from Netflix, iTunes and more.

Setting Up an Alarm on the iPhone

You can also set multiple alarm clocks on the iPhone, which is helpful if you need to get up at different times on different days.

During the process of setting an alarm you will have the option to select which days the alarm should go off.

We will be setting an alarm that will go off every day at the same time, but we will point out the step where you can select different days.

For more information on working with the alarm clock on newer iPhone models, you can read our guide on how to set alarm on iPhone 11.

Step 1: Touch the Clock icon.

open the clock app

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

touch the alarm option at the bottom of the screen

Step 3: Touch the + sign at the top-right corner of the screen.

touch the plus icon

Step 4: Use the scroll wheel at the top of the screen to select the time for the alarm.

select the time for the alarm

Step 5: Touch the Never option next to Repeat.

touch the never option

Step 6: Touch each of the days that you would like the alarm to go off, then touch the Back button at the top-left of the screen.

select the days for the alarm

Step 7: You can then touch the Label option and enter a name for the alarm, plus you can touch the Sound option and choose the sound for the alarm, and you can adjust the slider next to Snooze depending upon whether you want to give yourself a snooze option with the alarm.

set the rest of the options for the alarm

You can then open the Clock app and select the Alarms option to turn an alarm on or off. In the image below the top alarm is turned off and the second alarm is turned on.

how to set an alarm on the iphone

The Google Chromecast makes a great gift for any tech enthusiast, plus it is an easy way to stream videos to your TV.

If you listen to podcasts, then you might find it helpful to know how to set a sleep timer in the Podcasts app.

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