How to Use Alarms in Windows 10

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Alarm is needed for time management and you may think that time is money so that you need to be on time in everything that you do. To do that, you are able to use alarm feature in Windows 10 and you are able to set it based on your time schedule and priority.

Alarm feature in Windows 10 is the inbuilt application and it comes as default in all Windows 10 devices. There, you are able to set alarm, world clock, timer and also stop watch. If you want to use Alarm, there are several steps that you are able to do to use and activate alarm.


Here are the steps.

  • If you want to use alarm or activate it, you are able to do it by typing ‘Alarm’ in search box ‘Ask me anything’ and then choose ‘Alarms and Clock’.
  • After that, you have to turn on Alarm.
  • Now, you are able to double click on time on left side and then choose Hour in first column and choose Minute in the second column. Set AM and PM accordingly and you are able to select up and down arrow to choose the Hour and Minutes and you want.
  • In this step, you have to write in ‘Alarm name’ such as Good Morning, Good Noon and many more as per your wish and set it as default alarm name.
  • Now, you have to click on Alarm and then set the day as Monday, Tuesday, and more as per your schedule and you have to check mark to set alarm on particular day.
  • If you have set the day, now you are able to click on ‘x’ at the top right of the screen to close this application.
  • Then, you can click on Sound and set the sound based on what you want and you are able to use ‘scroll bar’ in order to select the sound that you like.
  • You are able to choose ‘Snooza Time’ as min 5 minutes and maximum 1 hour. There will be 5 choices on 5 minutes, 10 minutes and more.
  • After you set everything, now you have to save the alarm by clicking Save icon on the bottom left side.

If you want to know more, you are able to click on “…” on bottom left of Alarm and clock screen and set notification settings per your need and you are able to do further modifications in alarm settings.

You are also able to choose alarm. If you have set two alarm, you are able to choose alarm as based on your requirement. You are also able to add new alarm which provides you facility to set multiple alarms at a time.

If then, you want to delete or set alarm, you just have to choose set alarms and right click on it and then you are able to delete the alarms. The alarms which are deleted cannot be retrieved back but it can be set again by following the steps above.

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