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Best Alarm Android Apps that are really effective!

We all have one thing in common, we all sleep, and if you are reading this article you surely have a problem of waking up on time. Since you are not satisfied with your default Clock app which came built-in with your phone, there has to be a better alternative.

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In our daily lives the most crucial thing is to wake up on time, or else you would miss a multi-million-dollar meeting, or end up getting your kid expelled from school for sending them late to school 10th time in a row.

Best Alarm Clock apps for Android

We have a carefully chosen the top ten alarm clock apps for you, so you don’t have to worry about waking up on time ever again.

1. Alarmy

Alarmy proudly describes themselves as the most annoying app. It’s a mission impossible to not wake up to this Alarm App. If you are a deep sleeper, who can sleep through millions of alarms. by just switching them off, you won’t be able to do that with this one, you will be required to some missions to switch the alarm off.

Solve math problems, or shake your phone, and even take a photo of place or thing you chose in the settings, for example, you need to take a photo of your bathroom wash basin to turn your alarm off, this way you will definitely get out of your bed, or place a basin next to you so you don’t have to get out of your bed to take the picture!

Download: Alarmy (Sleep If U Can) | Pro version ($2.49)

2. GO Clock

If you like to use apps which have a clean and personalized look then GO clock is a perfect fit, with free clock themes and clock live widgets users love this app and a built-in calendar is a cherry on the top. GO Clock has features like no other, it alarms you when to sleep and it automatically suggests you when to wake up to have a healthy sleep cycle.

Whenever you go to sleep you can just turn on the bedside clock and fall asleep so when you wake in the middle of the night you don’t have to unlock your phone and stress your eyes to look for the time! The built-in calendar is very convenient for users and they can set their alarms and reminders according to their holidays, etc.

Download: GO Clock

3. I Can’t Wake Up!

This alarm clock app is packed with features and is extremely customizable! the only downside I feel is it feels too advanced, and the look and feel of the app are not very attractive, it feels like you are developing an alarm in advanced mode!

This app has 8 tasks to choose from if you are a sleeper who can’t wake up, the tasks are such as solving a math problem, or matching same colored tiles, or arranging them in the correct order as well as connecting two same words, and many more.

Download: I Can’t Wake Up!

4. Early Bird Alarm Clock

Simple yet powerful! this alarm clock has all the basic features of an alarm clock, in addition to some very smart features such as new alarm tones every day because its common to get familiar with one alarm tone and sleep past it day after day.

It also shows you the current weather and today’s events so you don’t forget anything, and while the alarm fires the app says the current time out loud. so you don’t have to guess which alarm is firing off!

Download: Early Bird Alarm Clock

5. Sleep Cycle alarm clock

Sleep Cycle alarm clock is a very unique alarm clock app from its competitors, it doesn’t offer those mediocre features which almost all alarm clocks offer. This app analyzes your sleep and wakes you up at the optimal waking time, as we know that we have different sleep phases, deep and light and if you wake up from deep sleep you usually feel tired and cranky.

But this app helps you to wake up feeling fresh and energized by waking you up at the best time, how? For example, you have set your alarm for 8:00 AM the app will monitor your sleep throughout your sleep and when it will find the best time to wake you up as close to your set alarm time.

This is especially useful so you don’t wake up cranky and feeling tired, so the app might wake you up anytime between 7:30 to 8:00 AM depending on what the best time for you to wake up!

Download: Sleep Cycle alarm clock

6. Alarm Clock for Heavy Sleepers

This app has all the basic features which most alarm clock apps have, like solving a math problem to switch your alarm off, etc. in addition to some very handy features such as post alarm confirmation to make sure if you are actually awake, or you just turned off your alarm and went back to sleep.

It also has the option to wake you up from a lighter sleep, so basically, it will notify with a softer tone to wake you up from a deep sleep but not completely wake you up and then another alarm sets off so it does it in two stages in order for you to wake up feeling more fresh and energized.

This app also helps to make your sleeping routine more efficient and healthier by analyzing your sleeping patterns and notifying you when its bedtime, so you wake up feeling fresh and less tired. Another cool feature is that you can set the place you want your alarms to notify you. so in case, you are traveling the daily alarm won’t bother you unnecessarily.

Download: Alarm Clock for Heavy Sleepers

7. Timely

Timely is on those apps that you will either Love or Hate, it’s very different from the usual alarm apps in terms of look and feel, and it works well on tablets as well as it works on smartphones.

Apart from having all the core features, it has some additional features like wake up challenges, cloud synchronization across devices, and integration with Google Assistant.

Download: Timely Alarm Clock

Which is your favorite Android alarm clock app that is just perfect to help you get that early start in the morning?

Mention your selection down below in the comments section.


Sharing a love-hate relationship with Biotechnology in college, Husain moved on to his true calling of being a tech geek through and through. While briefly being persuaded by the iPhone, he made it back to the Android camp with the OnePlus One and has been a loyal comrade since.