Google Clock scheduled alarms broken for some users

It appears that for lots of people on the market, the scheduled alarms characteristic within the Google Clock app is totally broken as a result of the bug is stopping preset alarms from going off. On the again of this problem, the Play Store itemizing has now seen a barrage of 1-star evaluations from disgruntled users.

[Update 09/06]: Google made an announcement through a thread on / r / GooglePixel, whereby the issue with the faulty Google watch might be a results of the Spotify integration. A brief answer is to easily change to one of many machine’s default alarm tones to make sure your scheduled alarms go off on time:

We’re sorry you encountered this drawback and thanks for reporting it. We have recognized a repair and can be rolling it out quickly. In the meantime, you may change the alarm sound setting to a range beneath Device Sound.

A rising thread on the / r / GooglePixel subreddit famous that many units skipped their morning alarms or weren’t exhibiting up as “upcoming” on their Pixel units. The drawback additionally reveals all beforehand scheduled alarms as “missed” shortly after the alarm has been preprogrammed (through Android Authority).

According to the big variety of unfavourable and 1-star evaluations on the Google Clock app’s Play Store itemizing, these broken alarm clocks have been affecting folks for some time. However, the issue does not appear to be restricted to only Pixel units. Complaints come from homeowners of units from the biggest OEMs, together with OnePlus, Samsung and Xiaomi.

Most of the complaints come from people who find themselves annoyed that the Google Clock alarms are broken and never ringing, leading to late waking up and disdain for employers. While it is anecdotal, within the unique thread on the Pixel subreddit, some talked about that this seems to be the offender for missed alarms once they put their telephone face down in Flip to Shh mode. This means that this may very well be associated to the truth that Do Not Disturb Mode on the machine and Google Watch aren’t overwriting system settings. However, it’s not clear if this impacts different OEMs’ units.

Fortunately, Google is conscious of the broken clock app with an IssueTracker thread (h / t XDA) stating that the difficulty “has been shared with our product and growth groups.” Updates are shared “when extra info is accessible”. At least till an answer is in sight, it could be price making an attempt one other alarm app to be 100% certain that you’ll get up on time.

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