When you create a new alarm on your iPhone 6S it is going to use the default alarm sound unless you switch it.
But the method for changing or editing an existing alarm isn’t very obvious, so you might have ben creating new ones.
Fortunately, you can use these steps to change the alarm sound on an iPhone 6S if oyu don’t like the one currently being used for one of the alarms on your device..
How to Use a Different Sound for an iPhone Alarm
- Open the Clock app.
- Select the Alarm tab.
- Touch Edit at the top-left.
- Select the alarm to change.
- Choose the Sound option.
- Select the desired alarm sound.
- Tap Back then Save.
Our article continues below with additional information and pictures for these steps.
Video About Changing iPhone Alarm Sounds
The alarms on the iPhone are so useful that many people start using them in place of a traditional alarm clock.
When you create a new alarm on the iPhone it is going to have a couple of settings by default, such as a specific snooze setting and a specific sound.
But you may not like that sound either because it’s tough to wake up to, or because it’s simply not alarming enough to wake you from sleep.
Fortunately you can change the alarm sound on an iPhone 6S to one of many different options. Our guide below will show you how.
Check out our sleep timer Apple Podcast article if you listen to podcasts and would like to be able to shut them off after a specific amount of time.
How to Change the Alarm Sound on an iPhone
The steps in this guide were performed on an iPhone using the iOS 13.6.1 operating system, but will work on several earlier versions of iOS as well.
Step 1: Open the Clock app.
Step 2: Choose the Alarm tab at the bottom of the screen.
Step 3: Touch the Edit button at the top-left of the screen.
Step 4: Choose the alarm to edit.
Step 5: Select the Sound option.
Step 6: Tap on the new alarm sound to use. As you select new alarm sounds it will play a brief sample of it.
Step 7: Touch the Back button when you’re done, then tap Save at the top-right.
Now that you know how to change the alarm sound on an iPhone, you won’t need to keep making new ones and remembering to keep the ones that you aren’t using anymore turned off.
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