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The Alarm & Timer feature of our app is the best tool at your disposal. 

In this section you can add, remove and modify a variety of timers and alarms with various simple and advance features that will allow you to customize and personalize the way your app works with your sound mixes. 

The Alarm & Timer works in close relation with the Favourites feature of the app. 

To learn more about the Favourites feature please check this link, 

The welcome screen looks something like this: 

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Deleting an Existing Timer / Alarm

To delete an existing Alarm or Timer, simply tap on the edit button located on the top right-hand side of the screen.

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Edit Button

When you tap on the edit button, the Alarm and Timer screen changes into Edit Mode and every timer or alarm listed on the screen, now displays two new buttons: a Delete Button and a Rearrange button.

Alarm and Timer Screen in Edit Mode

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Tap on the minus button located on the left side of each alarm or timer to bring up the "Delete" button. 

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Minus Button

When you tap on the minus button, a red button labeled "Delete" will appear on the right-hand side of the alarm or timer you want to delete. 

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Press the delete button to delete the alarm or timer. 

The delete option is individual to each timer or alarm so you can delete only the ones you chose to remove.

IMPORTANT: Once the delete button is pressed, the alarm or timer is completely deleted and cannot be restored or brought back unless you go through the process of creating the alarm again. 

 

Alarm and Timer Screen in Edit Mode with the Delete button active

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To finalize the deletion of the Alarm or Timer, simply tap on the edit button again (located on the top right-hand side of the screen) which is now showing a check mark. 

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Edit Button with Checkmark

Tapping on the edit button when the checkmark is displayed will bring the Alarms and Timers back to their original display with the on / off switch. 

Rearranging an Alarm or Timer

To rearrange the order in which the Alarm and Timers are displayed, simply tap on the edit button to bring up edit mode. 

Once on edit mode, you will notice a button on the right side of the Alarm or Timer that looks like 3 lines parallel to each other. 

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Rearrange Button

Tap and hold the Rearrange button and then drag up or down to rearrange individually each Alarm and Timer.

Once you have rearranged your Alarms or Timers, you can simply tap the Edit button once again to get out of edit mode.  

Editing an Alarm or Timer

To edit an existing Alarm or Timer, simple tap on the Edit button located on the top right-hand side of the screen to enter edit mode. 

Once in edit mode, simply tap in the middle of the Alarm or Timer you wish to edit and you will be brought up to the Alarm and Timer configuration page which is the same configuration page used when adding a new Alarm or Timer. 

How to add an Alarm or Timer

To add a New Alarm or a New timer, simply tap on the "+ Add" icon located on the top right-hand of the screen. 

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Add a new Alarm or Timer Button

Once you tap the + Add button, a menu will appear asking you to chose between an Alarm, Timer or Advance Timer. 

 

Alarm and Timer Screen in Add Mode

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Adding an Alarm

Once you tap on the "+ add" button, the app will ask you to chose between an Alarm, Timer and and Advance Timer. 

Select Alarm to access the Alarm configuration page. 

 

Alarm Configuration page: 

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How to set up an Alarm

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Once you access the Alarm Configuration Screen, you will find a series of options to help you configure the alarm in the way that best suits your needs. 

On the top of the Screen you will find two buttons on either side. The first one is an 'X' mark and the other a ''.

The "X" button will cancel the creation of the alarm and the ✓ will save and activate the alarm with the settings currently displayed in the screen. 

Sound

The sound option in the Alarm Configuration screen, is the place where you will choose the sound you want to play the moment the alarm goes off. 

You have 3 options to chose from when it comes to sound selections for your Alarm. 

 

Favourites

When you tap on the Sound option inside the Alarm Configuration Screen you will be taken to a separate screen with to options: Favourites and Sounds.

Favourites will be the default option displayed. As its name says, Favourites will list the mixes you have saved in your device as your Favourite mixes through the Favourites Option in the home screen. 

To learn more about How to save a sound mix as your favourite, check this link. 

 

Favourites option within the Alarm Configuration: 

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Current Selection

The first option in the Favourites section when configuring an Alarm is called Current Selection.

This is a term that you will probably find often in this Knowledge base as well as your app in certain instructions or descriptions. 

Current Selection is the term used to reference the sounds, brainwaves, guided meditations or courses that are Currently Selected in your App and by pressing the play button, will play.

In relation to the Alarm configuration, when you create a new alarm, the default sound selection is "Current Selection" as the sound or sounds that will play the moment the alarm goes off. 

IMPORTANT: If your current selection is empty (you have no sounds, brainwaves, guided meditations or courses selected in your home screen) the moment the alarm goes off.  The alarm will function as intended but no sounds will play.

However if you configure your alarm using current selection as the default sound and the alarm goes off while some sounds are selected in the home screen, then those are the sounds that will play the moment your alarm goes off.  

After Current Selection you will see listed the mixes you saved as your Favourites.

If you have not saved any Favourites, then the only available option in this screen will be Current Selection .

To learn more about How to save a sound mix as your favourite, check this link. 

Sounds

If you tap on the Sounds button, you will find a list of sounds you can choose from to set up your alarm. 

IMPORTANT: The sounds listed in this page are directly obtained from your device.  These sounds are the same sounds available in your device when you configure an alarm through your Device and not through our application. We do not have any control on the available sounds listed here. 

 

Sounds List for Alarm Configuration (This list may variate depending on your device):

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Making sound selection for the alarm.

You can only chose one of these three options:

Current Selection: Which will play all of the sounds currently selected in your Home screen. 

Favourites: Which will play the Favourite Mix that you have saved and selected to be played. 

Sound: Which will play the selected sound. 

Each time you make a selection of the sound you wish to have played when the alarm goes off, the app will play for you the sound so you can verify your selection before continuing setting up the alarm. 

Once you have chosen the sound you wish the alarm to play the moment it goes off. Simply tap on the "<" back button and you will be taken back to the Alarm Configuration Screen. 

Fade In

The fade in option in the Alarm Configuration Screen will allow you to choose the length of the fade in transition when the alarm goes of. 

It will begin with no volume at all and then slowly increase the volume until it reaches it reaches its maximum volume intensity.

Simply choose one of the available Fade In options and then tap on the "<" back button to go back to the Alarm Configuration Screen.  

 

Fade In options screen:

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Snooze

By default this feature is enabled.

You will know that this feature is enabled because the switch button right next to the label will be towards the right side and greyed out.

The Snooze time is set up to 7 minutes. When you tap the snooze button after the alarm goes off, the alarm will go silent for 7 minutes and then restart again. 

To disable the Snooze option, simply tap on the switch on the right.

You will know it is disable because the switch button right next to the label is towards the left side. 

Clock

In this section of the Alarm Configuration Screen, you will be able to choose the time in which you wish the alarm to go off. 

IMPORTANT: Make sure that you set up the PM or AM option accordingly in order for the alarm to go off at the right time.

Countdown

The countdown is an advance feature for alarm set up. 

To learn more about the Countdown feature, check out "How to set up an advance Timer or Alarm".

 

How to set up a Timer

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Setting up a timer is quite a simple process, since the app itself will guide you through the options.

First tap on the "+ add" button and select  Timer. 

The app will immediately give you the option to chose the duration of the timer: 

 

Timer Duration selection screen:

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 Once you select the duration of the timer, the app will ask you to select the action of the timer: Stop Sounds or Exit App. 

Stop Sounds 

Stop sounds will stop all sounds currently selected in the home screen. 

Exit App

Exit app will close the application.

IMPORTANT: if you have any alarm configured in the app and you use a timer to Exit the Application, the alarm will not go off. because you have close the application and the alarms need the application to be open in order to function properly.

Once you have selected between Stop Sounds and Exit App, the app will automatically save and activate the timer. 

You will know is enabled because the switch button right next to the timer will be towards the right side and greyed out.

You can deactivate the timer by simply tapping on the switch button. 

You will know it is disable because the switch button right next to the label is towards the left side. 

Active Timer or Alarm 

You will know when an alarm or timer is enabled (active) because the switch button right next to the timer or alarm will be towards the right side and greyed out.

You can activate multiple timers and alarms, but they will activate based on the times you set up for each of them. 

In addition to the above, the Alarm or Timer closer to the "going off" time will also be displayed on the home screen at the bottom of the screen just above the Play, Clear and Volume buttons. 

 

Active alarm in the home screen: 

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To learn more about the Countdown feature, check out "How to set up an advance Timer or Alarm".

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