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Setting Alarms on Your Galaxy Tab A (SM-T280)

The Clock app offers features for keeping track of time and setting alarms.

Clock

  1. From Home screen, touch Apps > Clock.  

  2. Touch ALARM, WORLD CLOCK, STOPWATCH, TIMER to use a feature:   

    • ALARM: This feature allows you to set an alarm to ring at a specific time.   

      Samsung Galaxy Tab A Alarm
    • WORLD CLOCK: View the time of day or night in other parts of the world. World Clock displays time in hundreds of different cities, within all 24 time zones around the world.   

      Samsung Galaxy Tab A Alarm
    • STOPWATCH: Measure intervals of time.   

      Samsung Galaxy Tab A Alarm
    • TIMER: Use a timer to count down to an event based on a preset time length (hours, minutes, and seconds).

      Samsung Galaxy Tab A Alarm

Create an Alarm

Create an alarm event. You can set one-time or recurring alarms, and choose options for how to be notified.

  1. From Home screen, touch Apps > Clock > ALARM.   

    Samsung Galaxy Tab A Alarm
  2. Touch Date to set the date for the alarm and then touch DONE.    

    Samsung Galaxy Tab A Alarm
  3. Touch Up or Down to set the time and AM/PM.   

    Samsung Galaxy Tab A Alarm
  4. Touch Repeat weekly.

    Samsung Galaxy Tab A Alarm
  5. Select the checkbox on the days you want the alarm to repeat and touch an empty space outside the box to return to Alarm settings or Back

    Samsung Galaxy Tab A Alarm
  6. Touch OPTIONS for the following options:   

    Samsung Galaxy Tab A Alarm
    • Alarm tone: Choose the tone played when the alarm sounds.

    • Volume: Drag the slider to adjust the alarm volume.

    • Snooze: Allow snoozing (sound the alarm 3 times, at 5-minute intervals), and set interval and repeat values for the alarm while snoozing.

    • Increasing volume: Alarm sound will gradually increase from low volume at an interval for the first 60 sec.

    • Alarm name: Enter a name for the alarm.   

  7. Touch SAVE to finish creating alarm.    

    Samsung Galaxy Tab A Alarm

Delete an Alarm

  1. From Home screen, touch Apps > Clock > ALARM.

  2. Touch next to the alarm you want to delete. 

    Samsung Galaxy Tab A Alarm
  3. To turn an alarm off, touch Alarm icon.

    Samsung Galaxy Tab A Alarm

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