How to Set Custom Alarm on iPhone

Alicia Santos

iPhone, Tutorials

Setting a Custom Alarm on iPhone

Waking up on time is essential for a productive day, and iPhones make it easy to set alarms that suit your needs. In this tutorial, we will guide you through the steps to set a custom alarm on your iPhone. Let’s get started!

Step 1: Open the Clock App

To begin, locate the Clock app on your iPhone’s home screen and tap on it. The Clock app is represented by an icon with a white background and a black clock face.

Step 2: Navigate to the Alarms Tab

Once you have opened the Clock app, you will see multiple tabs at the bottom of the screen. Tap on the “Alarms” tab, which is represented by an alarm clock icon.

Step 3: Create a New Alarm

To create a new alarm, tap on the “+” button located in the top-right corner of the screen. This will open up a new alarm creation window.

Step 3.1: Set the Time

In this section, you can set the desired time for your alarm. Tap on the hour or minute field and use the scroll wheel or type in your desired time using the keyboard. Once you have set the time, tap “Done” in the top-right corner.2: Select Days (Optional)

If you want to repeat this alarm on specific days of the week, tap on “Repeat” below the time settings. You can then choose which days you want this alarm to repeat by toggling them on or off.3: Name Your Alarm (Optional)

If you want to give your alarm a custom name for easy identification, tap on “Label” below the repeat settings. Type in the desired name using the keyboard and tap “Done” in the top-right corner.4: Choose a Sound

By default, your iPhone offers a selection of built-in alarm sounds. To choose a sound for your alarm, tap on “Sound” and browse through the available options. Tap on a sound to preview it, and once you have found one you like, tap “Back” in the top-left corner to return to the alarm creation window.5: Set Snooze and Bedtime Mode (Optional)

If you prefer to have a snooze option or enable bedtime mode for this alarm, toggle on these features by tapping on their respective switches.

Step 4: Save Your Alarm

Once you have customized your alarm settings to your liking, tap “Save” in the top-right corner of the screen. Congratulations! You have successfully set a custom alarm on your iPhone.

To manage or delete alarms, revisit the Alarms tab within the Clock app and locate your desired alarm from the list.


Setting a custom alarm on your iPhone is quick and easy with just a few simple steps. Whether you need to wake up at different times on different days or want to personalize your wake-up experience with a specific sound, following this tutorial will help you achieve that. Now you can rest assured that you won’t miss any important appointments or events!

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