alarm that only vibrates while in 'silent' mode?

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  1. Mad Mac Maniac macrumors 601

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    So is there any way to have an alarm that, if while the iphone is in silent mode, won't actually ring but just vibrate?
     
  2. sibruk macrumors 6502a

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    No. I could see that it could have some uses but it could also probably easily confuse most people which is why, I guess, Apple has steered clear of it. If you set an alarm, it should act like an alarm.
     
  3. rudolf macrumors member

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    If i put the phone in silent mode, it should be silent.

    The phone won't make an audible ring when it silent mode. How is a vibrating alarm more confusing than a vibrating ring?
     
  4. sibruk macrumors 6502a

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    Wirelessly posted (Mozilla/5.0 (iPhone; U; CPU iPhone OS 2_1 like Mac OS X; en-us) AppleWebKit/525.18.1 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/3.1.1 Mobile/5F136 Safari/525.20)

    "I'm so annoyed: I set the alarm but it didn't wake me up"
    ...Oh yes, that's because you forgot to check your silent switch. Every phone I have ever owned has worked this way.
     
  5. Mad Mac Maniac thread starter macrumors 601

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    my old phone's alarm went silent while in silent mode.

    Honestly it's pretty simple, the alarms with a snooze are clearly meant to wake you up, so those should always go off. the ones without a snooze clearly aren't meant as wake up alarms, just as casual reminders, therefore, if you want a silent phone, those alarms should give you a silent reminder.

    simple as that.
     

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