Fix Alarm Not Working/Going Off in iPhone 13 Pro after iOS 16.0.2 Update

Last Updated on Dec 15, 2021

Now the time has gone that we used to put the alarm clock near to our bed. Instead, people are using smartphones to set the alarm. If we talk about the iPhone, it is effortless and convenient to set the alarm in it. However, with the new iOS update and new iPhone’s we, the familiar people, always face problems while using the device. So today, we are going to discuss the issue related to the alarm of the iPhone. Sometimes buggy phone operating system makes your iPhone alarm not going off at the right time or Doesn’t go off sometimes.

We have encountered various issues related to new models of iPhone’s such as why my alarm is not going off on iPhone XS Max, iPhone XS alarm not going off after snooze, iPhone XR alarm not going off when the phone is locked, and much more. Therefore, despite focusing on various problems, we will directly move to global solutions to fix the alarm not working in iPhone XS Max.

Reasons to Fix Alarm Not Working on iPhone

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Solution 1: Check the Mute and Volume level

If the alarm is not working in iPhone XS Max, then you must check the mute button, which gets switched accidentally when we put our iPhone in a pocket or take it out from a purse or even it happens while using and along with that, check the Volume of the alarm.

Mostly the reason is that, During night time users are keeping sound is mute or Lower because Phone activity not disturbing to others.

Use AM for Morning or Day Time and PM for Night-Time.

Solution 2: Check the Sound of the Alarm

Just in case if you have changed the sound of the alarm to none, then it won’t play the tone to wake you up, and you might be assuming that alarm is not working in iPhone XS. Look at the settings and then set your favorite sound of the alarm.

2 Check Clock Settings on iPhone

  • Launch the “Clock” app.
  • Tap “Edit” and select alarm.
  • Now tap “Sound” and select an appropriate sound for your alarm.


Solution 3: Remove third-party alarm apps

If you have third-party alarm apps, remove them as soon as possible because they can cause issues such as the iPhone XR alarm not going off after snooze or the iPhone XS Max alarm not going off when the phone is locked. In addition, they can damage the internal software of your iPhone, so delete the third-party apps for the safety of your iPhone.

Solution 4: Recreate New Alarms

This troubleshoots is worth trying if your iPhone XS alarm is not going off after snoozing or the iPhone XS Max alarm is not working. All you have to do is delete the present alarm, close the app, and create the alarm again. Now after completing a new alarm, check if the issue is fixed or not. If the problem persists, then follow the next solution.

1 Delete and Add new alarm in Clock app on iPhone

Delete all old alarms, it might be you sate two more alarms at the same time.

Solution 5: Reset All Settings

Some users have complained that the iPhone XS Max alarm is going off at the right time, and eventually, some are saying that the iPhone XS Max alarm is going off at the wrong time. According to our experience, this weird problem is occurring due to inappropriate changes made in settings. So we will reset all settings to fix this.

  • Go to “Settings.”
  • Tap “General” and open “Reset.”
  • Select the “Reset All Settings.”

Solution 6: Restart iPhone

Fixing any error is very easy by restarting the iPhone, and somehow few users got improvements in the performance of the iPhone after resuming.

  • Press and release the Volume Up button.
  • Press and release the Volume Down button.
  • Hold down the Side button until you see the Apple logo on the screen. Then, press the only side button to turn it on.

Solution 7: Update iPhone

By updating iPhone XR, I fixed Bluetooth not working in iPhone XR and Wi-Fi not working in iPhone XS Max, so we will try to set the alarm not working in iPhone XS Max/XS/XR by updating the iPhone. If your iPhone is running on the latest iOS version, you have to move forward to the next solution.

Step #1: Go to “Settings.”

Step #2: Tap “General” and hit on “Software Update.”

Solution 8: Restore iPhone to its factory settings

Restoring iPhone as a new is the final way to safely bring out our iPhone from danger and remove all the malware and viruses from the iPhone. Hopefully, the iPhone XS alarm doesn’t go off will be fixed after restoring the iPhone. Make sure you take a backup of your device; otherwise, you will lose all the data stored in the iPhone.

Restoring the device is the best way to clean up all the problems at once. Check the video below to put your iPhone into restore mode.

Now, Click on the Option Keyboard key + Click on the restore button on iTunes to browse the Downloaded ipsw file. And follow the ongoing instructions.

Give some time to the iPhone to start as new, sit back and relax.

Wrap up

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Jaysukh Patel is the founder of howtoisolve. Also self Professional Developer, Techno lover mainly for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and iOS, Jaysukh is one of responsible person in his family. Contact On: [OR]

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