We often use alarms to assist us get up or remind us to do one thing helpful in a sure time of day. In a case talked about beneath, a person says that her Galaxy S9 retains sounding an alarm throughout the identical time each day with out her approval and the issue persists even after a manufacturing facility reset. If you might have an identical state of affairs, find out how to resolve it beneath.
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Problem: Galaxy S9 has unwanted alarm arrange
My Samsung s9 has in some way gotten an alarm on it that began going off at 12:02 a.m. every night time. It now goes off at 11:02 p.m. since we’re on Daylight Savings Time. I’ve had cellphone changed underneath guarantee in an effort to clear up the alarm downside. The cellphone situation has been explored on the Verizon Store in Mineral, VA & on the Verizon Store in Central Park, Fredericksburg, VA. The Fredericksburg Verizon retailer steered I take cellphone to If It is Broke, We repair It. There will likely be a cost if I do this and I don’t really feel I ought to have to spend cash to repair cellphone that I purchased from VErison Store. The alarm remains to be alive and properly and I’m most disgusted with this cellphone. Even if I flip the quantity completely down, the alarm nonetheless goes off. I’d recognize any assist you might find a way to provide. I’ve deleted apps, cellphone has been reset to manufacturing facility settings to no avail. The mannequin # is SM-G960U, Serial # R38Okay20DHK9H, IMEI 3548 2309 9102 151, Hardware version REV1.1. I solely have a cellular phone; so it’s not my alternative to flip the cellphone off since I’ve an 88 yr previous Mom who nonetheless lives alone and I want to be out there for her.
Solution: Alarms should not mechanically created by a system. It’s both that you simply created this alarm earlier than, or that one thing triggers it. To repair this downside, observe our ideas beneath.
Check the Clock app
The default alarm characteristic on the Galayx S9 will be discovered within the Clock app. To examine if there’s any created alarm:
- Open Clock app.
- Tap Alarm tab.
- Check the record of alarms you’ve created and delete or flip off something you don’t need.
Check different comparable clock apps
If you’re utilizing third occasion clock apps, make sure delete the alarms you could have forgotten to flip off or delete.
Observe on Safe Mode
If you may’t bear in mind any downloaded app which may be inflicting this downside, you may attempt to observe your cellphone on Safe Mode to examine. We suspect third occasion app could also be inflicting this downside so this troubleshooting step might assist. Be positive to restart your cellphone to Safe Mode minutes or hours the alarm often goes off. Then, observe the steps beneath to boot it to secure mode:
- Turn the machine off.
- Press and maintain the Power key previous the mannequin title display screen.
- When “SAMSUNG” seems on the display screen, launch the Power key.
- Immediately after releasing the Power key, press and maintain the Volume down key.
- Continue to maintain the Volume down key till the machine finishes restarting.
- Safe mode will show within the backside left nook of the display screen.
- Release the Volume down key if you see Safe Mode.
Remember, secure mode will droop all downloaded (third occasion) apps, permitting solely those that got here with the system (pre-installed). If the alarm gained’t sound whereas the cellphone is on secure mode, meaning our suspicion, that an app is behind it, is true. To determine which of your apps is inflicting the difficulty, it’s essential to use the tactic of elimination. Safe mode is not going to enable you pinpoint the precise app so you continue to have to put in additional effort to slim down attainable suspects.
If this downside began proper after you put in a brand new app, attempt to erase that app first. If that gained’t work, proceed the method of elimination with these steps:
- Boot to secure mode.
- See if unwanted alarm nonetheless goes off.
- If downside remains to be there, uninstall one other app you assume could also be inflicting the issue.
- Then, restart the cellphone and anticipate the time that the alarm goes off to examine if the issue returns.
- If the issue remains to be there, repeat Steps 1-Four till you’ve recognized the issue app.
If the unwanted alarm gained’t return after you’ve uninstalled an app, that app have to be the wrongdoer.
Keep in thoughts that manufacturing facility reset will solely assist on this state of affairs by getting rid of the trigger. However, doing so gained’t enable you determine the issue app. Once you re-install the identical set of apps with out figuring out the wrongdoer, the issue might return. This is the rationale why nothing modified after you manufacturing facility reset your cellphone earlier than contacting us.
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