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How to cancel or delete an alarm on an Android or iPhone

To cancel an alarm on your iPhone before it goes off, tap the button on the left in the Clock app.
If you want to cancel an alarm after it has started to sound, the process depends on whether or not you have tapped the Snooze button.
To cancel your scheduled alarm on an Android, tap “Dismiss” in the Clock app.
Your phone works as a convenient alarm clock, especially since you can create multiple alarms for different situations and days of the week. But there are times when you don’t want all those alarms anymore; maybe you want to cancel an alarm before it goes off or remove it altogether.

How to cancel or delete an alarm on Android
How you cancel the alarm on your Android phone depends on when you want to cancel it.

If the alarm is already ringing, tap Stop at the bottom of the alarm screen.
If you tapped Snooze and want to cancel it before the next alarm cycle goes off, launch the Clock app and find the alarm that’s still running. Press Snooze until [the time the repeat will play again]. This will dismiss the alarm until it is scheduled to sound again.

How to cancel or delete an alarm on an Android or iPhone

  • If the alarm hasn’t gone off at all yet, but the time is approaching, start the Clock app and tap the Alarm tab, then find the upcoming alarm. Tap Dismiss.
How to cancel or delete an alarm on an Android or iPhone
Android offers a handy Dismiss button to skip your alarm.Dave Johnson

To delete the alarm entirely:

1. Start the Clock app.

2. Tap the Alarm tab at the bottom of the screen.

3. Find the alarm and tap it if needed to expand it, so you can see the details. Tap Delete.

How to cancel or delete an alarm on an Android or iPhone
You can find a Delete option in the details for the alarm.Dave Johnson

How to cancel or delete an alarm on iPhone

The way you cancel your alarm depends upon when you want to cancel it.

  • If it is already going off and you want to cancel it, tap Stop at the bottom of the alarm screen.
  • If you tapped Snooze and now want to cancel the alarm before it goes off again, turn on the phone so you can see the notification screen and tap the alarm notification. This will dismiss the alarm.
  • If the alarm hasn’t yet gone off yet but you want to stop it from alarming at the scheduled time:

1. Start the Clock app.

2. Tap the Alarm tab at the bottom of the screen

3. Find the upcoming alarm and tap the green button beside it to cancel it.

How to cancel or delete an alarm on an Android or iPhone
Tap the green button to cancel the alarm.Dave Johnson

To delete the alarm entirely:

1. Start the Clock app.

2. Tap the Alarm tab at the bottom of the screen.

3. Find the alarm and swipe it to the left until you see Delete. Keep swiping all the way to delete it.

How to cancel or delete an alarm on an Android or iPhone
Swipe all the way left to delete an alarm.Dave Johnson

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