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How to Fix iOS 17 Alarm Not Working on iPhone?

Posted by Brian Davis on Oct 18, 2023 9:00 AM • Category: Fix iPhone Issues
6 mins read

Recently, many users said iOS 17 alarm not working on their iPhone. They found alarms will not play at the time they set, do not play the selected song or just automatically change the alarm sound to default one. And some said it won't play again after they press SNOOZE. Many folks were late for work and school due to the broken alarm.

If you're also facing this issue now, this post will be a great troubleshooting guide showing you 6 tips to fix the alarm not working issue.

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Part 1: What May Cause iOS 17 Alarm Not Working

Alarm not working after updating to iOS 17 is probably caused by the iOS 17 software bugs. In addition, incorrect settings and unknown system bugs can make this happen on your iPhone. According to these causes, the corresponding solutions are provided as below to help you get rid of the issue.

Part 2: How to Fix Alarm Not Working on iPhone in iOS 17

Tip 1: Volume Up Alarm Sound

Your iPhone sound may be disabled so that you cannot get any notification sounds or alarm sounds. There is a section called Sounds & Haptics on your iPhone. You can change the volume for notification and alarm by dragging the volume bar.

Step 1: Go to Settings.

Step 2: Tap Sounds & Haptics. Drag the slider to the right to volume up the sounds on your iPhone.

volume up sounds

Tip 2: Delete All Alarms and Add Again

When apps run into error, you can fix it by shutting it down, then run it again. Try to remove all alarms on your iPhone, then shut down the Clock app. Next, open Clock again to create a new alarm for your iPhone.

delete alarms and add again

Tip 3: Force Restart iPhone

Alarm not working on iPhone in iOS 17 could be fixed by a simple force restart, as it is commonly used by many users to fix average system issues on iPhone. For iOS 17 users to force restart iPhone, you only need to press volume up > press volume down > press and hold the side button > release it until the Apple logo shows up.

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Tip 4: iOS Upgrade

In a new released iOS version, it perhaps has some software bugs, making your alarm not working normally. Generally, these bugs will be fixed with the plug-ins added by Apple. So, to get your alarm fixed, you can upgrade to the latest iOS version. Here's how.

Step 1: Navigate to Settings.

Step 2: Tap General > Software Update.

Step 3: Hit Update Now.

ios upgrade

Tip 5: Turn off Bluetooth

In some cases, notification sounds or alarm will not play once your Bluetooth is connected by headphones and other devices. To make sure the alarm can work as normal, it's better to ensure the iPhone's Bluetooth does not connect to any device. Turn Bluetooth off on your Control Center.

turn off bluetooth

Tip 6: Fix System Bugs via TunesKit

Sometimes, iPhone features may not run as expected due to the remaining system issues on your iPhone, like iOS 17 alarm not working. If you wanna fix them in an easy way, a repair tool is essential. Here's one coming with easy steps and a high success rate.

With the Standard Repair feature of TunesKit iOS System Recovery, you can fix most iPhone issues without any data loss, like crashing features on iPhone, device stuck, cannot delete apps, etc. What's more, iOS 17 upgrade or downgrade are also supported in this multi-functional tool. It comes with a remarkable success rate in iOS system issues fixing. The straightforward interface and steps make it become a user-friendly tool. Mac and Windows are supported. All iPhone models are available.

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What's going next is a full guide about how to use TunesKit iOS System Recovery to fix the system issues on your iPhone.

Step 1 Connect iPhone

To use it, you're required to prepare a USB cable, and use it to connect your iPhone to the computer. When iPhone is detected by the computer, click iOS System Repair on the interface. Hit Start to move on.

connect iphone to PC

Step 2 Select a repair mode

Here, select Standard Repair first, as no data loss will be caused in this mode. And if it does not work on the issue, back up iPhone and hit Deep Repair, which is able to fix more complicated system issues on iPhone.

select standard mode

Step 3 Start to repair

After selecting a repair mode, you can see some basic info of your iPhone is listed. Check them carefully. Go ahead to hit the Download option to download and verify the firmware package on your computer. When all get ready, click on Repair. It starts its work.

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Part 3: Conclusion

What may cause iOS 17 alarm not working and 6 tips to fix it are stated to you as detailed as possible in this post. In addition, a utility system repair tool, TunesKit iOS System Recovery, is also introduced to assist you to fix those complicated system issues on your iPhone. Leave your comment below if the issue still remains after these fixes, and we'll help you get rid of it as much as possible.

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