How to Change Alarm Sound on iPhone 6/6 Plus, iPhone 7

by Shannon |Jan 12,2017..

Listening to one alarm sound daily is sometimes very disturbing. It is always best to change it after some time. Make your morning more exciting by changing your alarm tunes. Set your favorite ringtone on your iPhone alarm clock and get up in a good mood. Recent trends show that people prefer to set the ringtone of their favorite songs. However, if you don’t want to download a new one you can use the built-in alarm clock sounds. iPhone has 150 plus built-in official ringtones with perfect sound quality.


iPhone alarm sound can be customized and changed in the way you want. Moreover, you should consider the point that the process of setting alarm tones is different from the process of setting alert tones. Alert tones are changed from the sound setting menu of your iPhone. Alarm sounds, on the other hand, are changed and configured in the clock application setting. You also have the facility to set different ringtones. The answer to the question, How to change alarm sound on iPhone, is explained below.


Steps to set an alarm sound on iPhone:


To set an alarm clock on your iPhone, follow the following steps:

Step 1: Go to the menu of your phone and click on the clock application.

Step 2: In the clock application, select the alarm clock icon from the menu. This icon will be placed at the button of the menu.

Step 3: You can set a new iPhone alarm sound with the help of a “+” icon on the top right. Click on that icon.

Step 4: By clicking on a “+” sign, a menu with different sound tones will open up. Select the one you want to set as your alarm tone and tap on that sound.

Step 5: If you don’t want to set any built in alarm tunes, go to the songs option. Under “songs” option tap on “pick a song”.

Step 6: By tapping “pick a song” option, you will get a full menu of songs available on your phone. Select the one that you want to set as your ringtone.

Step 7: After clicking the sound you want to set as your iPhone alarm clock sound, you will be able to hear it every morning.


Steps to edit existing alarm sound:

Here are the steps to follow if you want to change your existing iPhone alarm sound.

Step 1: Go to the clock application from your phone’s menu.

Step 2: Select the alarm icon and click on the edit option at the top right corner.

Step 3: Tap on sounds option and then choose the sound you want to set as you alarm sound.


You can choose any ringtone from the apple music application. It will be done from picking a song option. If you are fond of classic ringtones, you can go “ringtones” option that appears in the sound menu. By scrolling down you will see the option of classic. Tap on it to set your favorite iPhone alarm sound.