How to Set Alarm on Apple Watch

Set an alarm on the Apple Watch to ensure you always wake up on time. If you own an Apple Watch and have the most recent version of watchOS installed, you can set an alarm that will wake you up in the morning, even if your iPhone isn’t nearby.

About apple watch

Apple watch is an iPhone companion, a health and fitness tracker, a messaging device, and also your watch. It runs apps just like your phone. It’s also very stylish and if you have one I’m sure you will love it.

However, with so many features and purposes, it can get confusing sometimes. But setting alarm for your event and activities reminder shouldn’t be confusing for you.

How to set up alarm on apple watch

If you want to set up an alarm on your apple watch, the steps below can be your guide;

  1. Open the alarms app on your apple watch.
  2. Tap on add alarm.
  3. Edit time to your satisfaction by toggling the AM or PM, then tap the hours or minutes.
  4. When you are done editing, tap on done to save your alarm.
  5. Now, tap on the switch to turn on the alarm.
  6. When editing, you can set alarm to repeat, label, and snooze.
  7. If you want alarm to go on without making a noise, you can set your phone to silence and when it’s time, the alarm will vibrate only.

When you switch on the SNOOZE, your alarm will repeat itself after its done ringing and there has been no action. If you don’t want such to happen, then you have to turn the SNOOZE off.

How to turn off snooze on apple watch

When an alarm sounds, you can tap Snooze to wait several minutes before the alarm sounds again. If you don’t want to allow snooze, follow these steps:

  1. Open the alarms app on your apple watch.
  2. Tap on the precised alarm you want to edit in the list of alarms.
  3. Togglw through to locate Snooze and turn it off.

How to skip a wake up alarm

In setting your alarm, you may have scheduled them for the week but now, you want to skipup specific day since you don’t need the alarm to remember you of it.

Then, you have to skip it so it doesn’t affect the other schedules. To skip a wake up alarm,

  1. Open the alarms app on your apple watch.
  2. Tap the alarm that appears under sleep or wake up, then tap skip for tonight.
  3. Thats it!

How to set same alarms on both iPhone and apple watch

You may want to set your alarm on both of your iOs devices so it doesn’t disappoint you. Incase the apple watch alarm doesnt go off at the right time, it will go off on the iPhone. But if the apple watch alarm goes off, it won’t ring on the iPhone. To do so,

  1. Set the alarm on your iPhone.
  2. Open the apple watch app on your iPhone.
  3. Tap My Watch
  4. Then tap Clock
  5. In the clock section, turn on Push Alerts from iPhone.
  6. Thats it!


Alarm is essential when you are a busy person who always needs to wake up on time for your activities or a forgetful person who always wants to get remembered for something important. Set your alarm on your apple watch and reduce the pressure.

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