Set, cancel, or snooze alarms

You can make and change alarms in the Clock app.

Set an alarm on your phone

Set alarm time
  1. Open your device's Clock app .
  2. Tap Alarm.
  3. Pick an alarm.
    • To add an alarm, tap Add .
    • To edit an existing alarm time, tap on its current time.
  4. Set the alarm time.
    1. On the analog clock: slide the hand to the hour you want. Then slide the hand to the minutes you want.
    2. On the digital clock: Enter the hour and minutes you want.
    3. With the 12-hour format: Tap AM or PM.
  5. Tap OK.
Turn alarm on or off
  1. Open your device's Clock app .
  2. Tap Alarm.
  3. On the alarm you want, tap the On/Off switch.

Tip: If the alarm is set to repeat, this turns all repeats on or off.

Change an alarm on your phone

Cancel or delete alarm
  1. Open your device's Clock app .
  2. Tap Alarm.
  3. On the alarm you want, tap the Down arrow .
    • Cancel: Turn the switch on or off.
    • Delete: To permanently delete the alarm, tap Delete.
Change alarm sound or song

Use a sound

  1. Open your device's Clock app .
  2. Tap Alarm.
  3. On the alarm you want, tap the Down arrow .
  4. Tap the current sound's name.
  5. Choose a sound:
    • Pick a sound from the list: Tap it.
    • Use your own sound file: If you've downloaded a sound file to your device, tap Add new and then Your sound file. Learn where to find your files.

Use a song from YouTube Music, Pandora, or Spotify

  1. If you haven't yet, download the YouTube Music, Pandora, or Spotify app. Learn how to download apps.
  2. Open the app and sign in to your account. Learn how to open apps.
  3. Open your device's Clock app .
  4. Tap Alarm.
  5. On the alarm you want, tap the Down arrow .
  6. Tap the current sound's name.
  7. Next to "Sounds," tap YouTube Music, Pandora, or Spotify.
  8. Find a song you want to use, then tap it.
    • YouTube: To choose a song or album, use a premium account. No-charge accounts don't work with Clock.
    • Pandora (US only): To choose a song, use a premium account. Plus and no-charge accounts can choose stations. No-charge accounts might hear ads.
    • Spotify: To choose a song, use a premium account. No-charge accounts can choose playlists and might hear ads.
Change alarm name, repetition, or vibration
  1. Open your device's Clock app .
  2. Tap Alarm.
  3. On the alarm you want, tap the Down arrow .
    • Name: To name the alarm, tap Add label.
    • Repetition: To make the alarm repeat, tap the days of the week.
Choose what Google Assistant does when you stop an alarm
  1. Make sure you have:
  2. Open your phone’s Clock app .
  3. At the bottom, tap Alarm.
  4. On the alarm you want, tap the Down arrow .
  5. Next to Google Assistant Routine, tap Add .
  6. Choose the actions you want the Assistant to do.
    • To change: Tap Google Assistant Routine.

To turn off an Assistant Routine: Next to "Google Assistant Routine," tap Remove Remove.

Snooze or stop an alarm

  • Snooze: To delay an alarm for 10 minutes, tap Snooze.
  • Stop: To stop an alarm, tap Stop.

Tip: You can change your snooze time and set your device's volume buttons to snooze or dismiss alarms. Learn how to change your Clock app settings.

Sync an alarm between your phone & watch

You can set your alarm to ring on your Pixel phone and watch at the same time.

Sync during setup

  1. Set up your watch. Learn more about how to set up Google Pixel watch.
  2. When setup is complete, the message “Sync phone and watch alarms” displays.
  3. At bottom right, tap Sync Alarms.

Sync in Settings

  1. Open your device’s Clock app .
  2. Tap Settings and then Alarms.
  3. Turn on Alarm sync.
    • The prompt “Sync alarms?” displays with the name of available watches below.
  4. Select the watch you want to pair with your device.

Set ring options

You can set your alarms in 2 ways. They can ring on both your phone and your watch, or you can choose Adaptive Ringing. With Adaptive Ringing, your alarms ring first on the device you’re actively using. For example:

  • When you’re wearing your watch and you’re actively using your phone, your alarm rings on your phone. Both devices give you the option to dismiss or snooze the alarm.
  • When you’re wearing your watch but you’re not actively using your phone, your alarm starts to ring on your watch. If your alarm isn't turned off, your alarm rings on both your phone and your watch.
  • When you’re not wearing your watch, your alarm rings on your phone.
  • If the devices aren't connected, your alarm rings on both your phone and your watch.
  1. Open your phone's Clock app .
  2. Tap Settings and then Alarm rings on and then Adaptive Ringing or Watch and phone.

Display weather updates in the Clock app

Provide location permissions
To show weather conditions in the city you’re in, your phone needs access to your location.

When you first open the Clock app:

  1. Tap Clock.
  2. A prompt to “Add local weather” displays.
  3. Tap Add local weather and then Continue.
  4. Below the prompt “Allow Weather to access this device’s approximate location?” tap Allow all the time.

At any time in Settings:

  1. Open your device's Clock app .
  2. Tap More More and then Settings and then Local weather on clock and then Allow weather to show under clock all the time.
 
Add your local weather forecast to an alarm
You can see weather info when your alarm goes off.
  1. Open your device's Clock app .
  2. To add an alarm, at the bottom, tap Add plus.
  3. Select Weather forecast.
    • When you stop your alarm, the forecast will display.

Tip: Be sure your Clock app has access to your location.

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