Create alarm

Creating new alarms or a naps.

1. Creating a new alarm

You can create an alarm by using any of these methods:

Set new alarm card

on Dashboard, when there is no active alarm. set alarm 1

Alarm icon ic alarm plus

in the search bar (Tabs layout) set alarm 2

Alarm icon ic alarm plus

on the alarm card (Dashboard layout) set alarm 3

Alarm icon widget

from the main screen - see more details about widgets set alarm 4

Shortcut bar on the Dashboard

creates a new alarm (with the Delete after ringing option enabled) and start sleep tracking in one step.
set alarm 5

2. Editing the alarms

To quickly edit trigger time of an existing alarm, tap on the time of the alarm.

To edit Alarm-specific settings of your alarm, tap anywhere else than the the alarm time or the alarm switch button.

alarm edit
Figure 1. Edit alarm time
Note All options in the per-alarm will override the settings default for other alarms, and are applied to this alarm only. If you wish to change all alarms, go to Settings → Alarms.

3. Options for entering the alarm time

Time picker

You can choose between analog clock time picker (default) and wheel time picker and Material You time picker (This can be configured in Settings → Personalize → Analog time picker or at Settings → Personalize → Material time picker).


Use the mic icon ic action mic and then say the time aloud. Google speech recognition will fill in the time.


Use the e.g. 700 text field and type the time in HHMM format.

Wake up at the next sunrise

Use the ic action sunrise button - the alarm will be scheduled for your local sunrise time.

Note Location permission is needed for sunrise alarms.
Wake up at an ideal time

Tap on the ic target button or GOAL button. The time is scheduled to reach your Daily sleep duration goal.

time picker a
Figure 2. Analogue time picker
time picker b
Figure 3. Wheel time picker
time picker c
Figure 4. Material YOU picker