How to quickly set an alarm on iPhone

Set an alarm on iPhone

Smartphones have also replaced our alarm clocks. Now we can use smartphones to set alarms and get alerted at the specified time. We set alarms for night’s sleep, short naps, or different things. Sometimes we also set alarms for reminders. If you are using an iPhone, you can use it to set alarms and reminders. There’s a Clock app in the iOS for alarms, stopwatch, and Timer. You can open this app to set an alarm.

Also see: How to quickly set Timer in iPhone

Use Clock app to set alarm

To set an alarm using the Clock app, open The Clock app and go to the Alarm section. Here’ tap on the + icon at the top right corner. Now select the time and other options such as repeat, label, or sound. Once done, tap Save to save the alarm.

set an alarm on iPhone

Now you know how to set an alarm on iPhone. But there’s a faster way of setting an alarm on iPhone.

Use Control Center shortcut to set alarm

You can add Alarm to Control Centre and then quickly access it using Control Centre. For adding Alarm to Control Centre, Open Settings app, tap on Control Centre and look for Alarm. Then click on + icon to add alarm to Control Centre. Now open Control Centre to see Clock icon.

It will open Alarm section of Clock app where you can now set an alarm.

Use Siri to set alarm

Just like many other things, you can set an alarm using Siri. Just say “Hey Siri, set alarm TIME” There could be several voice commands as per need.

quickly set an alarm on iPhone

If you want to set an alarm after a few minutes of hours from current time, use voice commands similar to this.

  • Hey Siri, set alarm for 10 minutes
  • Hey Siri, set alarm for 12 minutes
  • Hey Siri, set alarm for 15 minutes
  • Hey Siri, set alarm for 30 minutes

Or you can be more specific like voice commends added below

  • Hey Siri, set alarm for 10 minutes from now
  • Hey Siri, set alarm for 15 minutes from now
  • Hey Siri, set alarm for 1 hour from now

If you want to sent an alarm for the specific time, say something like these commands.

  • Hey Siri, set alarm for 1
  • Hey Siri, set alarm for 1 30
  • Hey Siri, set alarm for 2
  • Hey Siri, set alarm for 2 30
  • Hey Siri, set alarm for 3
  • Hey Siri, set alarm for 3 30
  • Hey Siri, set alarm for 4
  • Hey Siri, set alarm for 4 30
  • Hey Siri, set alarm for 5
  • Hey Siri, set alarm for 5 30
  • Hey Siri, set alarm for 6
  • Hey Siri, set alarm for 6 30
  • Hey Siri, set alarm for 7
  • Hey Siri, set alarm for 7 30
  • Hey Siri, set alarm for 8
  • Hey Siri, set alarm for 8 30
  • Hey Siri, set alarm for 9
  • Hey Siri, set alarm for 9 30
  • Hey Siri, set alarm for 10
  • Hey Siri, set alarm for 10 30
  • Hey Siri, set alarm for 11
  • Hey Siri, set alarm for 11 30
  • Hey Siri, set alarm for 12
  • Hey Siri, set alarm for 12 30

You can be more specific by adding AM or PM

  • Hey Siri, set alarm for 9 p m
  • Hey Siri, set alarm for 9 a m
  • Hey Siri, set alarm for 10 p m
  • Hey Siri, set alarm for 10 p m

Wrap Up

I personally use Siri to set reminders and alarms. Siri is the quickest way of setting an alarm on an iPhone. I have added lots of Siri commands examples to give you an idea of how you can set an alarm quickly on an iPhone using Siri. If this article helped you, you can explore more similar articles on UseThisTip. We have lots of useful resources.

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