Alarm

How to set any song as your alarm sound on iPhone

Set your favorite song as alarm tone on iPhone

The Clock app offers several alarm tones to choose from, but if you are tired of being woken up to the default sounds like Night Owl and By the Seaside, you'll be happy to learn that you can use your own music as the alarm sound. We'll show you how to use a song from the Music app or Apple Music as your alarm sound on your iPhone.

How to set a vibrate-only alarm or timer that makes no sound on iPhone

Vibrating alarm on iPhone that makes no sound

By default, all alarms and timers you set on your iPhone chime a loud tone at the designated time. However, in situations such as when you're in the office or don't want to disturb people around you, you might want an alarm or timer that doesn't go off like an emergency siren but rather alerts you discreetly without sound.

In this tutorial, we will show you how you can set vibrating alarms and timers on your iPhone. These alarms and timers won't play a sound but only vibrate your device.

How to set an alarm on Mac

MacBook showing the Alarm tab of the Clock app on macOS Ventura

If you spend most of your day in front of your Mac, sometimes you might want to set the alarm on it to help you wake up from a quick desk nap or remember something.

In this piece, we'll show you how to set an alarm on your Mac using the built-in Clock app and Siri on macOS Ventura. In case your Mac is on macOS Monterey or earlier, you can use suggested third-party apps to set the alarm.

No2Theft4 alerts iPhone owners to thieves, takes their photo, and sends location data to email or SMS

An email showing what appears when someone tries to steal your No2Theft-enabled iPhone.

Nobody likes it when their iPhone gets stolen, either by pranksters or actual thieves, and while Apple’s Find My app can certainly help you track it down, it’s limited in its feature-centric capacity.

iOS developer Elias Sfeir knows this, and that’s why he spent the time to make a popular jailbreak tweak known as No2Theft. Today, we’re excited to share that No2Theft4 — the fourth iteration of this handy anti-theft extension — is now available for all pwned iOS 12-14 devices.