How to Change the Timer Sound on an iPhone 11

There are a lot of interesting features that are available on the iPhone 11 by default, many of which are found in the device’s default apps. One app, the Clock app, has a handful of different options, including a timer. But you might be wondering how to change the timer sound on your iPhone 11 if you don’t like the current one being used.

When you start using certain features on your iPhone there will be some default settings. Many of these are ideal for a lot of users, and they may not ever need to change them.

But certain settings, such as the notification sound, are likely something that you want to be different. For example, you may have already changed your ringtone.

Another setting that you can modify is the sound that plays when the timer is finished. The default sound can be a little shrill, which could be unpleasant if you use the timer a lot.

Our guide below will show you how to use a different timer sound so that you can hear something that’s a little more pleasant.

How to Change the Timer Sound on an iPhone 11

  1. Open the Clock.
  2. Select Timer.
  3. Tap the When Timer Ends button.
  4. Choose a new sound, then tap Set.

Our guide continues below with additional information on changing the iPhone’s timer sound, including pictures of these steps.

How to Hear a Different Timer Sound on an iPhone (Guide with Pictures)

The steps in this article were performed on an iPhone 11 in iOS 14.3.

Step 1: Open the Clock app on your iPhone.

open the Clock app

Step 2: Select the Timer tab at the bottom-right corner of the screen.

select the Timer tab

Step 3: Select the When Timer Ends button.

choose the When Timer Ends button

Step 4: Choose the timer sound that you want to play when the timer is finished, then tap Set at the top-right.

how to change the timer sound on an iPhone 11

Note that you are going to hear a preview of a sound when you choose a new one, so it’s best to do this when you are in a quiet environment.

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