AlarmMe, a simple alarm alternative for Windows Phone 8

There are plenty of alarm apps in the Windows Phone Store and AlarmMe is one of the better looking, easy to use options in the Store. The colorful design gives AlarmMe some eye-appeal and the simple user interface is virtually frustration free.

If the native alarm feature on your Windows Phone is not cutting it, AlarmMe is not a bad alternative to consider.

The main page for AlarmMe has the alarm-dial center screen, your current time displayed just below, and +/- buttons to the sides of the screen. Along the bottom of the screen you have a tile to send you to your alarm listings, a “+” tile to add additional alarms, and an edit tile to edit your alarm.

The settings cog is in the upper right corner where you can view a tutorial, view the about screen, choose one of three background images, review the app, and send feedback to the developer.

AlarmMe Tutorial, Main Page, Editing Screens

To set an alarm, just slide your finger along the alarm dial and if you need to fine-tune the alarm time you can use the plus or minus buttons.  When you have the alarm time just right, simply tap the screen to turn it on. If you need to set additional alarms, tap the “+” tile at the bottom of the screen.

Editing options for AlarmMe’s alarms include:

  • Custom description
  • Repeat the alarm during the week
  • Choose the alarm tone (23 choices)
  • Choose the alarm color

From the editing screen, you can also change the alarm time and turn the alarm on/off.

While it does not have any functionality, the background image will adjust accordingly to your alarm time and looks good. If you spin the dial to an early morning time, the background will reflect that time of day. It is a neat feature that helps AlarmMe stand out a bit.

There is a free trial version available for AlarmMe that is limited to one alarm. The full version of AlarmMe is currently running $.99 and is available for Windows Phone 8. You can pick up your copy of AlarmMe here in the Windows Phone Store.

QR: AlarmMe

George Ponder

George is the Reviews Editor at Windows Central, concentrating on Windows 10 PC and Mobile apps. He's been a supporter of the platform since the days of Windows CE and uses his current Windows 10 Mobile phone daily to keep up with life and enjoy a game during down time.