How to change the alarm volume on iPhone

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Is your iPhone’s alarm volume too quiet or too high for you? Whether you get up at sunrise or just need a reminder, you can fine-tune the alarm so you never miss an alarm and will not be completely horrified by it either.

How to adjust the alarm volume on iPhone

On your iPhone, first open the Settings app. In Settings, scroll down a bit and press “Sounds”. If you do not have the “Sounds” option, tap “Sounds and Haptics” instead.

Press "Sounds" in Settings on iPhone.

Find the “Ringer and Alerts” slider on the “Sounds” page.

Drag this slider to the left to reduce the volume of your alarm. Drag the slider to the right to increase the volume.

Pull "Rings and warnings" slider to change the alarm volume on iPhone.

Alternatively, you can control the volume of your alarm using your iPhone’s physical volume keys. To be able to do this, on the “Sounds” screen, switch between the “Switch with buttons” setting.

Activate "Switch with buttons" in Settings on iPhone.

And you can now press your iPhone’s volume keys to adjust the alarm volume.


Want to play a little more with your iPhone’s alarm settings? Try changing the tone played as your alarm sound.

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