I don't know if anyone else is having these problems with the Droid Unrooted on stock 2.1-update1 (ESE81), but my alarm clock never goes off in the morning at 6:00 AM like I need it to. I don't want to purchase a travel clock. No sounds are off, both Wifi and Cellular Networks are enabled, but it will go off occasionally. (Usually if I set it to go off in the next minute.) Any suggestions? Could it be my task manager?
EDIT: I use the alarm mainly for traveling, I have a dedicated alarm clock that I could use at home, but I would prefer not to.
Last edited by crackdroid1; May 26th, 2010 at 07:30 PM.
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Either get rid of the auto task killer or make sure the alarm clock is ignored in it. That is most likely your problem. Ive used stock and every rom/kernel combo out there and never had an alarm clock misfire on me.
OP - I know you said the volume was up, but did you check alarm volume by physically turning the volume up when changing the alarm tone.
Also, it very well could be your task killer. Don't kill the clock!!!
I will agree with this.
Thanks everyone for the helpful advice, I will let you know in the morning if it wakes me up. I set the "Alarm" app in the ignore list for "Advanced Task Killer," made sure the volume was all the way up, and set it to go off even in silent mode. I think I'm covered!
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I had this happen when I tested it on 2.1 for the first time last night. I thought all my volumes were up, but I didn't realize the alarm itself has its own volume in its settings menu, and that was at 0.
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cant find where to change the volume ? Went to my alarms hit menu it says delete and add alarm. Having problem with my volume to low ?
While you have the menu open to select the alarm "ringtone" hit the volume rocker on the right side of the phone (top in landscape mode) that will adjust the alarm volume.
I have been using my droid as my alarm since I got it, so far no misfires, I use the vibrate mode it sits on my bedside table and rattles it enough to wake me up, I like the miltiple alarms as I often have to wake up at diffrent times depending on work load
My only complaint is i cannot read the dismiss / snooze button text when I first wake up staring at a bright screen with bleary and dark adjusted eyes would like the option to change the color of the buttons.
Last edited by RavenTai; May 27th, 2010 at 06:12 PM.
...My only complaint is i cannot read the dismiss / snooze button text when I first wake up staring at a bright screen with bleary and dark adjusted eyes would like the option to change the color of the buttons.
You can set the volume rocker(or it might be the camera button) to be either snooze or dismiss, so that you don't have to look at the screen, if you use one or the other more often.
My MotoDroid alarm worked 100% of the time perfectly with ATK running.The 2.1 upgrade had no affect on the alarm function. My daughter locked me out of the phone with too many unlock attempts. Of course, entering my gmail and password did not work to unlock the phone and a hard reset was required. After the hard reset, the alarm fails to alarm for overnight settings-set it for 5 min and it works great. This is not related to alarm volume or user error since it has worked perfectly for 6 months. Also, if volume and user error were involved for others, why do so many have the alarm work with a 5 min set and not work overnight? I am going to try the ATK ignore but I never had to before the reset. One other thing, after the hard reset, the alarm now has a visual display of two pulsating blue circles, I never had that before the reset.
Last edited by II Kings 9:20; June 3rd, 2010 at 01:55 PM.
Worked perfectly this morning for the first time in a week. I had to open the ATK and click "ignore" for the alarm app. Remember, I never had to do this before the hard reset-in fact, I never knew there was an ignore feature until this thread. Also, the cute blue pulsatile rings as the alarm plays are new since the reset. I'll not yet claim victory until it works pefectly everyday as the past 6 months before I had to do the hard reset.
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