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Re: alarm auto on off lumia 610

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kendalb
Posts: 9

alarm auto on off lumia 610

The alarm does not work unless I leave the phone on all night. Is there an 'auto on off' setting that will switch the phone on when the alarm is due?
Mobile Overlord
aspergerguy
Posts: 10,000

Re: alarm auto on off lumia 610

@kendalb

 

No there isn't, but why not leave phone in "Airplane" mode overnight?

Happy to have helped forum with a Support Ratio = 42.5

Mobile Emperor
psychomania
Posts: 28,695

Re: alarm auto on off lumia 610

That feature does not exist as the phone needs to be on to sound the alarm, like most other modern phones.

What you need to do is set the alarm then put the phone into flight mode. Flight mode uses very little power, you won't be disturbed and your alarm will still sound. You can find find flight mode in the settings or you can get an app from the market that will let you pin a tile for flight mode to the start screen for quick accesss.

For example this app:
http://www.windowsphone.com/en-gb/store/app/connectivityshortcuts/430cf007-731f-4357-af7b-b897bff25a...
Mobile Overlord
farby
Posts: 19,704

Re: alarm auto on off lumia 610

No.. If you don't want to be disturbed with the phone being ON, put it to 'flight mode' .. The phone must be left ON for the Alarm to ring ...

Advisor
kendalb
Posts: 9

Re: alarm auto on off lumia 610

Thanks for the replies. Putting it into flight mode doesn't really seem like a resolution because I'm not on a plane and the phone is still on! Even my first Nokia phone twenty years ago had a useful alarm function. Disappointing.
Mobile Emperor
psychomania
Posts: 28,695

Re: alarm auto on off lumia 610

Unfortunately it's just the way phones are nowadays and nothing can be done to change it. iPhones and most androids are the same requiring them to be on to sound an alarm.
Advisor
kendalb
Posts: 9

Re: alarm auto on off lumia 610

That is a particularly unhelpful comment and vastly wide of the truth. This is the first phone I have ever had that does not automatically switch on for the alarm.
Mobile Overlord
jimmyireland
Posts: 17,360

Re: alarm auto on off lumia 610

[ Edited ]

How is it unhelpful? Its fact end of...The question has been answered and explained there is nothing more that can be done.

If  i have helped at all a click on the white star below would be nice thanks.



Now using the Lumia 1520
Advisor
kendalb
Posts: 9

Re: alarm auto on off lumia 610

I didn't say invalid I said unhelpful. Something could quite easily be done about it. Do you work for Nokia?
Mobile Overlord
jimmyireland
Posts: 17,360

Re: alarm auto on off lumia 610

[ Edited ]

No none of us here do.This is a peer to peer forum. Your question has been answered 100%

If  i have helped at all a click on the white star below would be nice thanks.



Now using the Lumia 1520
Advisor
kendalb
Posts: 9

Re: alarm auto on off lumia 610

OK. Thanks.
Mobile Emperor
psychomania
Posts: 28,695

Re: alarm auto on off lumia 610

Nokia cannot change this behaviour in the windows phones, you need to complain to Microsoft if it bothers you that much.

There is nothing that can be done to help you on this forum so further debate about this here is pointless.
Advisor
kendalb
Posts: 9

Re: alarm auto on off lumia 610

Got it. The debate finished a while ago!
Mobile Overlord
jimmyireland
Posts: 17,360

Re: alarm auto on off lumia 610

Good man!

If  i have helped at all a click on the white star below would be nice thanks.



Now using the Lumia 1520
Mobile Emperor
psychomania
Posts: 28,695

Re: alarm auto on off lumia 610

Good, was just adding facts so that you know this isn't a Nokia issue or a problem that will be fixed.
Advisor
kendalb
Posts: 9

Re: alarm auto on off lumia 610

Yep, still got it. No more facts necessary. Thank you.
Mobile Emperor
psychomania
Posts: 28,695

Re: alarm auto on off lumia 610

Glad you were finally able to understand and calm down without further false claims of people being "unhelpful".
Advisor
kendalb
Posts: 9

Re: alarm auto on off lumia 610

I had nothing to claim down about I just found the tone and attitude rather frustrating, as I do yours. If you wish to spend your time helping people then well done and thank you but it does not give you the right to be condescending and rude. Equally, comments like 'glad you were finally able to understand' only serve to provoke aggressive responses, which presumably is you intent. Happy New Year
Mobile Emperor
psychomania
Posts: 28,695

Re: alarm auto on off lumia 610

[ Edited ]

You obviously took it the way you wanted to read it, was no attitude from me at all. You seriously need to calm down and move on. I provided you with an answer and a quick workaround and you gave me hostility in return.

Nothing more to be said here.