Do you use your iPhone as an alarm clock?

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  1. hunterheath33 macrumors regular

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    Anyone use their iphone as a clock? What app do you use. What dock do you use? I'm curious.
     
  2. Feed Me macrumors 6502a

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    Yes.

    I use Clock.app.

    I don't use a dock.

    Stay curious, stay wild, stay hungry.
     
  3. SandboxGeneral Moderator

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    Yes and I use the default Clock.app. I do not use a dock with my iPhone.
     
  4. Baggio macrumors 6502

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    When I travel, I use it as an alarm clock, but I don't use a dock. I just use the clock app.
     
  5. DerekRod macrumors 6502a

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    Clock.App and Bose 2 companion speakers.Sure my hearing will be destroyed eventually but hell at least im awake haha
     
  6. eyoungren macrumors G5

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    I do.

    I use My Alarm Clock. But I don't care for the alarms in that app (so far it's the only night stand clock I really prefer to use) and the buttons are too small when you are fumbling in the morning to turn it off, so I use the standard iPhone alarms for that.

    My iPhone is plugged into an extension cord ever night (no dock) and I use a business card holder to hold my iPhone (on it's side). My Alarm Clock has landscape mode (which I prefer for a clock) so this all works for me.

    You can set the clock so that double-tapping the screen turns on the LED, which I rely on frequently as it's usually dark when I get up.
     
  7. eastercat macrumors 68040

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    I use the default clock app and the elevation dock to charge it overnight.
     
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    Same as most others, default alarm clock and no dock

    I do use Nightstand Central for a bedside clock
     
  10. adam044 macrumors 65816

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    Yes default app, no dock plug right next to my bed so I plug it in and place it on the bed next to me
     
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  12. macingman macrumors 68020

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    Default clock app. Using a song which is loud and hard to wake me up. No dock just with normal speaker.
     
  13. dma550 macrumors 6502

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    I can't stand all the commotion my phone sends my way. I know I could upgrade to IOS 6.x and get the new "leave me alone" setting, but I get so many SMS messages from services and apps and all sorts of friend chatter makes me crazy. If my phone wakes my wife for whatever malfunction, I'm in deep.

    So, I use a circa 1995 digital indiglo alarm clock. It's very annoying and never fails to wake me up.
     
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    I don't for the fear of throwing it away when am half sleep and the alarm starts buzzing lol. I use my trusty old Nokia as an alarm clock-tough as a rock :cool:
     
  16. Lannoc, Feb 10, 2013
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    Yes. Native Clock App and waking up to Warren Zevon from my iTunes library lately.
    No dock
     
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  18. MultiFinder17 macrumors 68000

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    Yup, I use the clock app with no dock or anything.
     
  19. ChristianJapan macrumors 68040

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    Every morning the standard clock app wakes me up; just connected to the charger. Until now it never failed. Sometimes I wish it did ;)
     
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  21. PortableLover macrumors 6502

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    I use the default clock app, has been amazing so far. I don't know if I want to risk my ears with the dock, since my ears already get blasted(alarm tone is going the distance by rock, the part in the middle).
     
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    I've been using the default app for the last five years.

    It failed me the one time when the clocks changed but I've also got a DAB radio which acts as a backup so I still managed to get up on time.
     
  24. eyoungren macrumors G5

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    Exactly why I use the default alarm clock. The buttons are big enough to press. I use an annoying alarm to make sure I wake up because if it wakes HER up I've let it go too long and I'm also in deep! :eek:
     
  25. wadek macrumors newbie

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    Default clock app + Philips Hue lights & app.
     

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