Gentle Alarm

Gentle Alarm


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- most feature rich alarm clock on the market
- full Lollipop integration
- you can automatically activate Lollipop's new "priority" mode with the night display
- you can decide if alarms should also ring in Lollipop's new "no interruptions" mode (by default off)
- on newer devices, use can use Google Voice "set alarm at 7am" or "remind me to buy milk at 10am"
- speech input and output
- choose own colors, font size, backgrounds
- night display with customizable font color and size
- flashlight
- dock support
- tries to you wake you up during light sleep (optional, see below)
- mp3, ringtones, playlists, folders, internet radio, can create own playlists by choosing an artist or genre...
- uses own media player for super-gentle fade-in of music
- silent alarm with slowly increasing vibration
- large button mode for users with glasses
- flip to snooze, shake to dismiss
- puzzle or math tests if you are awake
- Tasker and SleepBot support

An alarm clock shouldn't shell-shock you out of your dreams. That's why I created Gentle Alarm which tries to wake you up during light sleep using an optional pre-alarm.

Alarm clocks can't know if you are in light sleep or deep sleep (those movement based alarm clock don't work) but they can play a very quiet pre-alarm which you will only hear if you are in light sleep. If you are in deep sleep, you will simply sleep through the pre-alarm.

The pre-alarm plays 30min before you really want to get up (you can change that). If the pre-alarm wakes you up, you will be more refreshed than if you had slept until the main alarm because at that time you would have fallen back into deep sleep. Give it a try and I am sure you won't want to miss it anymore.

Of course, the app has all the usual features of a great alarm clock:
It can switch to a night display automatically when docking the phone. It can automatically shorten the snooze time with each time you press snooze. It can automatically create playlists of your favorite artist or genre. And it allows you to change colors, fonts, and backgrounds.


* RECEIVE_BOOT_COMPLETED: So it can activate an alarm after you reboot the phone. After reboot, all alarms of all apps are cancelled by default.

* WAKE_LOCK: So the phone can stay on while playing an alarm or while displaying the night display.

* DISABLE_KEYGUARD: When the alarm rings, you don't have to unlock the phone to be able to turn the alarm off.

* VIBRATE: obvious

* WRITE_SETTINGS: It adjusts some system settings such as airplane mode, silent mode, etc.

* WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE: It logs some data on your SD card.

* READ_PHONE_STATE: So it can turn off the alarm when the phone rings and prevent an alarm from ringing while you are talking on the phone.

* READ_LOGS: So you can send me debug data (if you choose to)

* INTERNET: So that I can display ads (trial version only). Also, if the app crashes, it offers to send me a debug report directly to my servers. The app will politely ask you if you want to send that data or not. If you do, it needs an internet connection. If not, it doesn't but I still need the permission in the app because you may want to send the debug data.

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Recently changed in this version

- new: added ability to override new "no-interruptions" mode
- new: nightdisplay can activate "priority" mode
- bug fix: various complications with Lollipop fixed (safe alarm, silent alarms, etc)
- bug fix: improved shake-to-dismiss recognition
- change: alarm icon now always on right side of status bar

Comments and ratings for Gentle Alarm
  • (74 stars)

    by Sally Nankivell on 15/04/2015

    Great app. However, I overslept this morning after the app crashed due to an update. I'll be sure to start setting a back-up alarm again just in case.

  • (74 stars)

    by Daniel Gill on 14/04/2015

    Love this app. One of the first apps I downloaded 9ish years ago and it has been the most reliable app I have used. Amazing level of customisation and does the job really well.

  • (74 stars)

    by Lisa Thomas on 14/04/2015

    I emailed the developer yesterday about the status bar icon that can't be removed, but I haven't heard back yet. I've been using this app, the paid version, for over 2 years. I thought it was me not being able to figure it out, since I had just upgraded to Lollipop & THEN it suddenly appeared. Looks like I'm not the only one. The update says it was moved to the right, not that it can't be removed

  • (74 stars)

    by Ben Udkow on 14/04/2015

    Why in the world would you force us to have the notification displayed??? It's a 5 star app when you fix this ad it was previously.

  • (74 stars)

    by Michelle Levy-Benitez on 14/04/2015

    I agree w other folks that it would be great to be able to access the app they notification bar. Thus makes it easier to edit alarms and set quick alarms. Great app all around, though.

  • (74 stars)

    by Alex Makin on 14/04/2015

    Used to be able to set it to show notification if there was alarm within 12 hours. Please being this back.

  • (74 stars)

    by Ron Robb on 13/04/2015

    Works great on my Droid Turbo. Lot of customization possible. Excellent!!

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