Originally Posted by psound
No, I don't expect my pc to receive emails when it is off, as no internet connection could be established. It doesn't require internet connection or connection with anything for alarm in phones (smart & dumb ones) to work. Thanks for the insight though.
Ok, do you expect to receive calls or sms when your phone is off? No you dont. Maybe that's a better analogy for you.
In all seriousness, there is no power in the phone, thus it cant alarm. Other phones that can do that do not actually fully power down.