How to use a song as an alarm on iPhone

A simple tutorial to set your favorite song as an alarm, without the need for external apps.

Sleep is one of the greatest pleasures in life. Not so much getting up early, which involves a series of rituals so that the sheets do not stick when going to classes or work. One of these rituals is to set the alarm clock, the main measure to get out of bed. Allows you to set any melody as a sound or use a song as an alarm.

On iPhone you can find an alternative like this in its tools folder. Among the native iOS apps, there is the iPhone Clock, which also serves as an alarm clock on the mobile. Among its functions, it saves a feature that allows you to put your favorite songs on the alarm, so that waking up is more enjoyable.

How to use a song as an alarm on iPhone, without third-party apps

It’s a feature that’s been around for quite a few versions of iOS, but you may not have explored it yet. Before you put a song in an alarm, you must create it, although you can always edit one that you already have activated. Everything is done from the Clock app, so there is no need to download any external application. At least in the beginning.

Enter Clock, which will be located in the folder “Utilities“If you can’t find it on the desktop. When you are going to create a new alarm including your favorite song, you simply have to do the following:

  1. Open the Clock app from your iPhone.
  2. Click on the symbol “+“located in the upper right corner of the interface.
  3. Choose the alarm time and the frequency at which it should sound.
  4. Apart from adding tags, below you have the section “Sound“If you go in, you can choose the melody with which the alarm should sound.
  5. Although iOS has several default melodies, you can add your own song in “Choose song“.
  6. Find your favorite song and press to add it in “+“Finally, click on”Keep“and activates the alarm.

In case you have one activated and you want to edit it, you just have to enter that alarm and go back to “Sounds“to add that song. From here, you have to choose whether to add a song stored on the device or choose an Apple Music theme. To do the second, you have to do the following to add the song to the alarm:

  1. Open the Apple Music app.
  2. Go to the search engine.
  3. Search for a song.
  4. Click on the “+” button to the right of the song name to save it.
  5. Open the Clock application and look for it in the section “Sound“.

However, the Clock app on the iPhone is quite limited in terms of added functions, compared to other alarm apps that have interesting options to offer.

Other apps to put songs as alarm sounds

Although it can be done perfectly from the iPhone clock, in the App Store there are some alarm apps to put other melodies or put a song from that app, with additional options and other settings.

Sleep Cycle

Sleep Cycle

When we talk about cool features, we really mean it. Unfortunately, the iPhone turned off cannot activate alarms, at least for the moment. There are nights when, for reasons of life, you do not charge your mobile and it runs out of battery.

This app what does program the alarm so that ring if iPhone reaches 1%. In this way, it alerts you if your mobile is going to turn off and that you can put it to charge ahead of time.

Alarm with Music

IPhone music alarm

With this second app you can add all kinds of music to your alarms. It allows you to customize the alarm clock to the maximum, both in the sound and its integration on the screen. And it is that it has more than 20 themes to set the alarm as screensaver. In addition to choosing songs from storage, you can also sync with Apple Music to import songs from there.

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