While setting an alarm sound may seem like a straightforward process, there are certain features that may go unnoticed. Not a lot of users know that you can set songs, voice memos, and even custom vibrations as your alarm sound. Apple even has its own Tone Store with tons of alarm sounds to choose from. Today, we’ll show you how to change and choose the best alarm sounds on an iPhone.
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Follow these easy steps to select and choose the best alarm sounds on iPhone
Step 1: Open the Clock app on your iPhone.
Step 2: Click on the Alarm icon at bottom of your screen.
Step 3: Select the alarm that you wish to customise. If there are no alarms on your device, make one.
Step 4: Once you’ve selected an alarm, tap on the Sound option on the Edit Alarm screen.
Step 5: Upon opening the Sound option, you will see a list of sounds that you can set as your alarm tone. Tap on a sound to play it.
Step 6: Once you’ve selected a sound, tap the back button. This will take you back to the Edit Alarm screen where you can save the changes by tapping Save on the top right end of your screen.
If you want to set a song as your Alarm tone, follow these easy steps
Step 1: Open an alarm using the steps mentioned above and tap on the Sound option on the Edit Alarm screen.
Step 2: Tap on Pick a Song under the Songs category.
Step 3: You will be directed to your library of downloaded songs in the Apple Music app. Select a song you want to set as your alarm tone. Only songs you’ve downloaded in the Apple Music app can be used as an alarm tone.
Step 4: Go back to the Edit Alarm screen and tap on the Save button to save your changes.
Apart from using the preset alarm tones on your iPhone, you can also download new alarm tones from the Tone Store. You can access the Tone Store from the Sound section of your alarm. There are a ton of cheap alarm tones you can buy from the Tone Store. Once you’ve downloaded a tone, you can set it as your alarm tone.
If you wish to set a custom vibration as your alarm tone, go to the Sound section of your alarm and select Vibration. Upon selection, you will find a bunch of vibration presets for you to choose from. To make a custom vibration, Tap on Create New Vibration, below the standard vibration options. You will be presented with a new screen to create a custom vibration. Once you’re done creating a vibration, press Play to preview it. If you’re satisfied with the result, press the Save on the top right end of your screen. Give a title to your vibration and it will automatically be selected as your chosen option.
You can even make a voice memo your alarm tone by turning it into a ringtone using the Garage Band app. Once it’s turned into a ringtone it can be accessed from the Sound section of your alarm.
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