How to Set an Alarm on Mac

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How to Set an Alarm on Mac – While the App Shop supplies numerous options for setting up an alarm clock on your Mac, you don’t have to look any further than the Calendar app currently installed with OS X Mavericks. Set alarms for birthdays, to get up after a nap, advise you about crucial meetings or set up a one-time alarm for unique celebrations. The Calendar app even enables you to utilize a snooze feature to duplicate the alarm after a delay of 15 minutes. Using the Calendar app also enables you to get informs on your other devices if you established iCloud on your MacBook and other iOS devices.

How to Set an Alarm on Mac


How to Set an Alarm on Mac

Step 1

Click the Calendar icon situated in the Dock. If the Calendar icon doesn’t show in the Dock, click the “Go” menu, select “Applications” and double-click “Calendar.”.

Step 2

Double-click the date that you wish to use for the alarm. Type a name for the alarm in the “New Event” text area.

Step 3

Select the date and select the time that you want the alarm to go off in the “From:” field. You do not need to alter the info in the “To:” field.

Step 4

Choose the “Alert:” drop-down menu and select “Custom.”

Step 5

Select the “Message With Sound” option from the first drop-down menu.

Step 6

Pick a noise from the list of alternatives in the second drop-down menu. Alternatively, choose “Open File” and pick an audio file on your hard disk to play when the alarm goes off.

Step 7

Select “At the Time of Event” from the last drop-down menu and click “OK.” You can likewise choose the “Minutes Prior to” alternative and enter a mathematical value to have the alarm go off prior to the set event time.
Set Events and Birthday Alerts.

Step 7

Launch the Calendar app, select the “Calendar” menu and click “Preferences …” from the drop-down menu.

Step 8

Select the “Events” drop-down menu and pick “Sometimes of Event.” You can also choose another alternative if you desire the alarm to go off before the occasion.

Step 9

Click the “Alerts” tab

Step 10

Select the “All The Time Occasions:” drop-down menu, followed by the “Birthdays:” drop-down menu and choose when you want the alarm to go off for both settings. You can choose an option to trigger the alarm on the day of the event, the day previously, 2 days prior to or a week previously.

Step 11

Uncheck the “Usage These Default Alerts On Only This Computer” if you don’t want the alerts to sync with your other iCloud connected devices.