How to Change Alarm Sound on iPhone

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How to Change Alarm Sound on iPhone
How to Change Alarm Sound on iPhone

Are you sick of hearing the same alarm sound on your iPhone every morning? If so, it’s time to shake things up! We’ll walk you through the steps to change the alarm sound on your iPhone so that you can start your day with a new sound.

Once you set a new alarm on your iPhone, you can choose the sound that will play when the alarm goes off. Radar is the default alarm tone, and Alert is the default vibration.

You can choose different sounds individually if you want to set multiple alarms on your phone. The alarm can be set to vibrate only, sound only, or vibrate and alert you to sound.

Let’s learn how to change your iPhone’s alarm sound and vibration.

How to Change Your Alarm Sound On An iPhone

  • Open the Clock app on your iPhone.
  • Click the Alarm at the bottom of your phone screen.
Step 2 - Click the Alarm at the bottom of iPhone
  • Press Edit at the top right of your screen.
Step 3 - Tap Edit at the top left corner
  • Click the alarm you want to edit to open the “Edit Alarm” screen.
  • Tap the Sound option on the “Edit Alarm” screen.
  • Beneath the “RINGTONES” heading on the next screen, click the alarm sound you want. A sample will be played for each tone. If you don’t set any alarm sounds, click on None.
  • Click Classic on the tone menu to look at further alarm sound options.
Step 7 - Tap Classic  at the bottom of iPhone screen
  • Once you are done, tap Back on the top left to return to the “Edit Alarm” screen.
  • Click Save to save your changes.

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How to Set a Custom Alarm Sound on An iPhone

How to Set a Custom Alarm Sound on An iPhone

If you don’t want to choose between Sencha, Crystals, Night Owl, or any other alarm tones that come with your iPhone. Whenever you edit your alarm sound, you will download new tones.

Set a Tone For Your Alarm

You will browse the Tone Store to find a new tone, set it as your alarm sound, and change it on your phone.

  • Open the Clock app on your iPhone.
  • Click Alarm at the bottom of your screen to edit your alarm sound.
  • Select Edit at the top right of your phone screen.
  • Click the alarm you want to edit to open the “Edit Alarm” screen.
  • Press the Sound option on the “Edit Alarm” screen.
  • Beneath the “Songs” heading of the “Sound” screen, click Tone Store to head over to the iTunes section of the iTunes Store app so you can buy ringtones from a wide range of musical options. You may also choose alert tones of a favorite character’s voice.
Step 6 - Tap Tone Store to head over to the iTunes section
  • If you have bought tones previously that aren’t working on your current phone, click Download All Purchased Tones. Apple will verify your account and download your tones.
Step 7 - Download All Purchased Tones Apple will verify your account

Make a Song for Your Alarm

Moreover, you can also set your alarm to play a song from your iTunes library.

  • Go to the Clock app and open it on your phone.
  • Click Alarm to edit your alarm sound.
  • Tap Edit at the top right of your iPhone screen.
  • Select the alarm you want to edit to open the “Edit Alarm” screen.
  • Click the Sound option on the “Edit Alarm” screen.
  • Beneath the heading of “SONGS” heading, click Pick a Song. It will take you to your iTunes library.
Step 7 - Tap Pick a Song. It will take you to your iTunes library.
  • Choose your song to use as an alarm tone.

However, if you have many alarms, you can set several songs or tones for each alarm.

Change Your Alarm Vibration Sound on an iPhone

There is another amazing feature: customize your phone to vibrate for each alarm.

  • Go to the Clock app on your phone.
  • Click Alarm at the bottom of your phone screen.
  • Tap Edit at the top right of your screen.
  • Click the alarm you want to edit in order to open the “Edit Alarm” screen.
  • Tap the Sound option.
  • Click Vibration at the top of the “Sound” screen to see various possible vibration patterns.
Step 6 - Click Vibration at the top of the “Sound
  • Choose the pattern you want. You can access a short sample of each vibration when you tap it.
  • To switch off vibrate, scroll to the bottom of the Vibration screen and select None.

Furthermore, you can also create a custom vibration. Here’s how you can do it.

Create a Custom Vibration Sound on Your iPhone

  • Open your Clock app > alarm tab at the bottom of the phone screen > choose the alarm you want to edit > Sound.
  • Click on Vibration at the top of the screen and tap Create New Vibration.
Step 2 - Click on Vibration and tap Create New Vibration.
  • Hit on the screen to create a vibration pattern. You must bring all your beat-tuning skill to make a unique vibration pattern on your phone.
Step 3 - Hit on the screen to create a vibration pattern
  • After creating a custom vibration, click Play in the bottom left corner to listen.
  • If you are satisfied with your creation, tap on Save at the top right, give a suitable name to your custom vibration, and hit Save in the popup to confirm.
  • Your custom vibrations appear under the Custom section on the Vibration screen.
Step 6 - custom vibrations appear under the Custom section on the Vibration screen

Conclusion

Changing the alarm sound on your iPhone is a great way to personalize your device and make your mornings more delightful.

Following these steps, as mentioned earlier, you can swiftly and easily change your alarm sound and start each day with a fresh, new sound.

With plenty of customization options, your alarm will no longer be dull.

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