Thread: Support Samsungs alarm clock sucks!
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Old October 28th, 2013, 09:00 AM   #50 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by ReDDoG View Post
My main question is this.Does the phone have to be on for the alarm of any app to work.I don't have any problems when the phone is on.But if I cut it off set the alarm nothing happens.called tech sp they said clear the cache ect.did all that same issue if my phone is off no alarm.if on it works.really for the money this phone cost you should be able to set a alarm cut it off to save battery and have something as simple as a alarm clock work.Maybe im missing something?
If you mean you powered it down when you say "off", no, alarms won't work. Otherwise, yes, they do when the screen is just turned off. I used my S4 extensively this summer for an alarm clock in our RV. Worked EVERYTIME for 2 months and was super easy to set. I also use the countdown timer quite often, several times a week, and it always works also.
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