It is winter time and it is really hard to get up early in morning; the hardest part of the story is to get out of the cozy blanket. We keep alarm in intervals of 5-10 minutes, just to make sure getting out of bed and reaching work in time. What if the alarm doesn’t go off?
There are people who have lost their job just because their alarm did not work in morning. It’s a serious situation, especially when you don’t have any other person to throw a bucket of water on your head! Jokes apart, if you are facing issues with alarm on your iPhone and iPad then we have some possible fixes which should resolve this issue. Check the list of fixes given below and try them one-by-one.
How to Fix Alarm Not working Issue on iPhone or iPad
Check Mute Switch
Very basic thing is to check whether you have turned ON the Mute switch in your iPhone or iPad. If so, turn it OFF.
Check Volume Level
Check whether your sound volume is at a decent level or take it full levels.
Third Party App
Make sure you are not using any third-party alarm apps along with stock Clock app of iPhone or iPad. If you have any such app, uninstall it and check if your iPhone alarm is working.
Reboot Your iPhone/iPad
Give it a try by restarting your device by pressing and holding Sleep/Wake button along with Home button. Keep it pressed until you see Apple logo on the screen.
Try resetting all settings, as there is a chance you might have made some changes in settings which you don’t remember. Go to Settings → General → Reset → Erase All Settings. Note: This action will reset all your iPhone settings so, be careful.
Restore from an earlier backup from the date when alarm was working fine.
Update Your iOS
Check for iOS update, download and install it if it is available.
Start From Scratch
Make a fresh backup of your device and then erase everything. Go to Settings → General → Reset → Erase All Content and Settings.
- After you have erased everything, DO NOT RESTORE from backup. First check if alarm is working now or not. If it is working then there was some app conflict earlier.
- To check that, start installing your apps followed by checking alarm after every app installed. This way you’ll get to know if there is any third-party app creating this issue.
Install Fresh Copy of iOS
Try installing iOS from a fresh copy by downloading correct IPSW file for your device, and then restoring it using iTunes on your Mac or Windows PC.
If none of the above worked, then you know what to do. Get in touch with Apple Care.