Use the alarm, timer & stopwatch

You can set alarms and use the timer and stopwatch on your smartwatch.

Set & change alarms

If your watch and your phone are synced, alarms made on your phone also show notifications on your watch.

  • To snooze an alarm, tap Snooze Snooze.
  • To turn off an alarm, tap Dismiss or swipe right.

Set an alarm for your watch only

You can set an alarm to go off on your watch only.

On Wear OS by Google

  1. To open the app launcher, on your watch, press the Power button.
    • If you don't have a power button, you're using a different watch version. Go to the steps below for "All other watches."
  2. Open the Alarm app .
  3. PIck the time you want.
    • Optional: To set a repeating alarm, tap One time, pick the days, and swipe right.
  4. Tap Done Done.

All other watches

  1. To open the app launcher, on your watch, swipe left.
  2. Open the Alarm app .
  3. Pick the time you want
    • Optional: To set a repeating alarm, tap Calendar . Then pick the days and swipe right.
  4. Swipe right.

Cancel an upcoming alarm

  1. Open the Alarm app .
  2. Find the alarm you would like to cancel in the alarm list
  3. Tap Delete.

Use timers

If your watch and your phone are synced, you can turn off a timer on your phone from your watch:

  1. When your timer goes off, you'll see a notification on your watch.
  2. To dismiss the timer, swipe right.

Set a timer for your watch only

You can set a timer to go off on your watch only.

Wear OS by Google

  1. To open the app launcher, on your watch, press the Power button.
    • If you don't have a power button, you're using a different watch version. Go to the steps below for "All other watches."
  2. Open the Timer app .
  3. Enter how long you want the timer to run.
  4. Tap Start .

All other watches

  1. To open the app launcher, on your watch, swipe left.
  2. Open the Timer app .
  3. Enter how long you want the timer to run.
  4. Tap Start .

To return to the watch face, swipe left.

When the time is up, the watch vibrates until you swipe right.

Change a running timer

After a timer starts:

  • To pause a running timer, tap Pause .
  • To reset a paused timer countdown, tap Reset .
  • To start a paused timer, tap Start .
  • To remove a timer, tap Remove Remove

If you exit the app while a timer is running, you can see the timer progress and come back to the app from the timer card.

Use a stopwatch

  1. Open the Stopwatch app .
  2. Tap Start .

After the stopwatch starts:

  • To pause the stopwatch, tap Pause .
  • To reset a paused stopwatch to zero, tap Reset .

If you exit the app while the stopwatch is running, you can see the stopwatch progress and come back to the app from the stopwatch card.

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