How To Use Alarms In Windows 10?

Hello, friend!! Welcome to the Windows 10 Expert guides and tutorials:-). In this new Windows 10 tutorial session, we gonna learn something new and interesting about Windows 10. This is how to use alarms in Windows 10?

Setting the alarm in Windows 10 is quite easy and simple. Alarms can be use in many different ways.

How To Use Alarms In Windows 10?

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Ummm…Let me think why alarm important for us.

We use an alarm to wake up early in the morning, to wake up on time after taking a sweet and short sleep break while working. I don’t know about you guys, but most of the time I need an alarm for this purpose.

We also use an alarm as a reminder to remind special time, date and events. Alarms notify us about the tasks we need to do.

So friend, After getting this importance of an alarm clock, we can define it as an important part of our life.

But, suddenly one question came in my mind. “Will Windows 10 alarm notify me even my PC is in sleep mode or shut down?” Are you thinking the same? But don’t worry!! Read this article till the end and you will get the answer surely:-0

So without wasting time, let’s learn how to use alarms in Windows 10.

In additional, In this guide, how to use alarms in Windows 10 I will also cover all the features that come with Alarms & Clock Windows 10. Like, The World Clock, Timer Windows 10 and Stopwatch.s 10 and Stopwatch.

How To Use Alarms In Windows 10: Set Clock On Windows 10

The steps to learning how to use alarms in Windows 10 with easy description and with suitable screenshots are as under:

  • Firstly, go to Cortana Windows 10 and type Alarms & Clock.

how to use alarms in Windows 10

  • A small window named Alarms & Clock will open.
  • As you can see on my Windows 10 alarm app, I have already set an alarm.

how to use alarms in Windows 10

  • To add a new one, tap on the Plus Sign”+” on the bottom right corner.
  • Now you are in New Alarm section. Choose your specific time of the alarm.
  • You can modify the name of your alarm by clicking on Alarm Name tab.

how to use alarms in Windows 10

  • You can also set alarm Repeats, alarm ringtone, and Windows 10 alarm snooze time according to you.repeats, alarm ringtone and sound, and Windows 10 alarm snooze time according to you.
  • Lastly, click on the Save button at the bottom right corner and the settings will be saved. Save button at the bottom right corner and the settings will be saved.

In Short:

Cortana > Alarm & Clock > Add”+” > Set Time > Set Alarm Name > Alarm Repletes > Set Sound > Set Snooze Time Save. 

Good To Know:

  • While saving alarm settings if you receive any message like “You need to change your notification settings to ensure that your alarm occurs as expected”. In this case, go to the See More option as you can see on the screenshot below, and then go to the Notification Settings tab and change the settings.

how to use alarms in Windows 10

  • After adding an alarm you can add more than one alarms at a time.(with different time schedule). Just clicking on Add”+” sign.

The World Clock App Windows 10

In Windows 10 alarm app, there is an option of world clock. With the help of world time clock, you can find out the difference between the time zones of two or more location. This will also present the date and day of your selected location.

how to use alarms in Windows 10

In other words, With Windows 10 World clock app, anyone can find out world clock time zones current time of your desired location. Follow the instructions described below.

Windows 10 Alarms & Clock > Add”+” > Enter Location > OK.

Timer Windows 10

You can also use timer app for Windows 10. You can set time according to you. Windows 10 timer app will present a countdown timer. This is a helpful feature of Windows 10 to complete any task on time. Instructions are as follows:

Windows 10 Alarms & Clock > Timer > Add”+” >  New Timer > Set timer > OK.

Stopwatch Timer Windows 10

This is the last and very useful feature of alarm & clock Windows 10. Microsoft Windows 10 provide you a facility of stopwatch timer. It is little similar as Timer Windows 10. This also uses to complete the task on time and to measure the speed of doing the task.

Steps:

how to use alarms in Windows 10

Windows 10 Alarms & Clock > Stopwatch > Start.

So, guys! These were the features of Windows 10 alarm app. As we discussed all the feature, now it’s time to discuss a major problem. That is “Windows 10 alarm not working”

Windows 10 Alarm Not Working: Instant Go Windows 10

I know you are thinking what is Instant Go Windows 10. In most cases, the alarm won’t sound if your PC is asleep, and never when it’s shut down. This happens because of the absence of Instant GO Windows 10.

Some newer Windows 10 PC and Windows 10 laptops have a feature Instant GO. Enabled Instant go Windows 10 helps to wakes up a device to sound an alarm even if the PC is in sleep mode.

When you add an alarm you’ll see a message that “Notification will only show if the PC is awake”. This message shows that your device doesn’t have the feature of Instant Go.

Do You Already Have Instant Go?

You can check you have it or not by using Command Prompt. Just open command prompt and type “powercfg”. You will see “Standby(Connected)”, only if you have Instant Go feature.

how to use alarms in Windows 10

Tips: Don’t you have Instant Go? Don’t be upset. I have a good tip here. If you see a message that “Notification will only show if the PC is awake”, make sure your device doesn’t go to sleep mode. For this, apply these settings:

Settings > System > Power & Sleep.

So guys! This was the tutorial on how to use alarms in Windows 10. There is much more to learn about Windows 10. We will surely cover all important topics in Next articles.

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