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How do I set alarms on my Samsung Galaxy S6?

Set alarms on your device using the Clock application. Create one-time or repeating alarms, and customize the alarm notifications, including the tone used and interval frequency.

Screens and settings available may vary by wireless service provider and software version.

Create an Alarm

Your device must be turned on for an alarm to sound.

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps.

  2. Touch Clock.

  3. Touch the Alarm tab, if necessary.

  4. Adjust the following settings:

    • Date: Choose the date to set the alarm.

    • Time: Scroll to the desired time and AM or PM to set the time the alarm will sound. You can also touch the time to open the keypad and type in the alarm time.

    • Repeat: Choose which days you want the alarm to repeat. 

    • OPTIONS:

      • Alarm type: Choose whether the alarm should play a sound, vibrate, or both.

      • Volume: Touch and drag the slider to adjust the alarm volume.

      • Alarm tone: Choose the tone played when the alarm sounds.

      • Snooze: Touch Snooze, and then touch the slider OFF next to Snooze to turn it on. Select the Interval (5, 10, 15, or 30 minutes) and how frequently you want the alarm to Repeat (3 or 5 times, or continuously).

      • Increasing volume: Touch the slider OFF next to Increasing volume to turn it on. The alarm will sound quietly a few minutes early and slowly increase in volume over the first 60 seconds.

      • Alarm name: Enter a name for the alarm. The name will appear on the display when the alarm sounds.

  5. Touch SAVE to create the alarm.

    To edit an alarm, touch it in the Alarm tab.

Stop or Snooze an Alarm

To stop an alarm when it sounds, touch Dismiss and swipe to the left or right.

To use the Snooze feature when an alarm sounds, touch SNOOZE. Snooze must first be turned on in the alarm settings.

Delete an Alarm

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps.

  2. Touch Clock.

  3. Touch the Alarm tab, if necessary.

  4. Touch Delete on the alarm you want to delete.

To turn off an alarm and save it for later use, touch Alarm On. Touch Alarm Off to turn on the alarm.

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