Do iPhone Alarms Go Off on FaceTime?

Last Updated on June 10, 2024 by Humera Hallari

As an Android user, I was always frustrated with my alarm ringing in the middle of an important call. After switching to iDevices from Android the only question I asked was Do iPhone alarms go off on FaceTime? If you have the same question as mine read the article below to get your answer.

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Do iPhone alarms go off on FaceTime?

The answer to this question is Yes. The alarm will still go off while on a FaceTime call. The only time your alarm will not go off is if you have your phone turned off.

FaceTime is a video calling app preinstalled in all iDevices. You can connect with your friends, Record audio or video messages, and Create a link to a FaceTime call. Facetime has many attractive features and many people prefer Facetime calls over normal calling on the iDevice.

When it comes to alarms facetime does not have any direct impact on the functioning of alarms. Factors like background running apps, normal calls, or Facetime calls do not affect the functionality of alarms on iDevices. If you want to get assured and check the functionality of alarms while on FaceTime call then you can conduct a simple test. The steps to test your alarms are as follows:

  1. First, you need to set an alarm which should be a few minutes after the current time. Know more about how to manage alarms on your iDevice How to set and manage alarms on your iPhone
  2. After setting the alarm, Initiate a Facetime call with another device.
  3. Keep the call ongoing and check the alarm screen at the time it is supposed to ring.
  4. Observe if the alarm goes off at the scheduled time.
  5. If your alarm goes off as expected then your phone alarms are working properly and will go off when you are on Facetime call.
  6. In case of any issues raise your concern on the Apple support website.

Additionally, you can recheck your Facetime alarm functionality by setting the proper ringer volume. If the ringer volume is too low or on mute then you may miss out on your important update even after setting up a Facetime alarm. To check your ringer volume follow the steps below.

Go to your iPhone Settings >>> Tap the ‘Sounds & Haptics’ option >>> Scroll down and look for Ringer and alerts option. Here you can adjust the carousel as per your preference.

Setting Up Alarms on FaceTime

To set up alarms on FaceTime, follow these simple steps:

  1. Open the FaceTime app on your device.
  2. Tap on the “Alarm” tab located at the bottom of the screen.
  3. Click on the “+” button to create a new alarm.
  4. Set the desired time for the alarm.
  5. Customize the alarm sound and vibration settings according to your preference.
  6. Save the alarm by tapping on the “Save” button.

Things to consider when you are on a Facetime call

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Using FaceTime as an alarm is a great idea. It offers both advantages and disadvantages. Therefore you need to consider both while using Facetime as an alarm.

Facetime alarms are convenient and versatile. Setting up alarms and waking up to see the faces of your loved ones is the best feeling ever. It also gives you the best audio and visual experience with more special wake-ups as compared to traditional alarm clocks.

However, you need a stable internet connection for Facetime alarms to work as expected. Any glitch with your internet connection directly affects the functionality of Facetime alarms. Additionally, some users have reported privacy concerns related to FaceTime alarms as setting up alarms using Facetime clocks grants access to your contacts as well.

Alternative to FaceTime Alarms

If you have issues with using Facetime clocks as for your alarms then you may switch to other alternatives as well. ne of which is the clock app. All the devices have a pre-installed clock app which has alarm functionality as well. Their apps are convenient and easy to use. Additionally, it also gives you sleep tracking and customizable alarm tones.

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