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Android alarm

by HakanPet / February 28, 2011 3:05 AM PST

I am in the UK and have recently got an HTC Wildfire with Android 2.2.
I had a "simple" Samsung (Absolutely no disrespect) that worked perfectley. I used it as an alarm clock and the alarm came on when the phone was switched off. I have gone through the Market and looked at several apps but not found any that would set the alarm off when the phone is not switched on and I miss that. It seems such a waste to have to have to phone switched on all night just to get the alarm to work in the morning,
Any ideas anyone ?

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Android alarm
by tiberiumdj / February 28, 2011 10:49 AM PST
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Many of the older phones, (I know Black Berries were this way) had alarms that would work with the "power off". In reality the phone was not actually off, it was in more like a deep sleep, the only way to power them down 100% was to pull the battery.

With the new smart phones when you power them down they are actually off. So you will not be able to find an alarm that works with the phone off.

If your worried about data or battery use, you can switch on airplane mode and put your battery mode on nighttime saver.

Hope this helps.

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I think
by Sovereign Forum moderator / March 1, 2011 2:24 AM PST
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if you use the phone's alarm primarily at night, just get a small portable alarm clock. They don't need much power and the battery lasts forever, you can turn your phone completely off at night, and you'll be less exposed to electromagnetic radiation Happy

~Sovereign

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Android alarm
by RBlair46 / March 1, 2011 3:31 AM PST
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I have a Samsung Galaxy Captivate and the alarm works perfectly when the phone is turned off so it must be an issue with the brand of phone.

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Android alarm
by HakanPet / March 2, 2011 3:41 AM PST
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Ok, I never thought of that but may well be true.

Thanks for your contribution.

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Android Alarm
by Matt__W / March 2, 2011 6:38 AM PST
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Just charge it while it is on overnight.

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Alarm Clock
by Aadamgibson / December 20, 2012 8:07 PM PST
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"Alarm Clock Plus" is Very impressive and perfect alarm clock app for me. I like all the features.

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