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How to set Music apps as alarm-YouTube, Spotify etc

set Music apps as alarm
Written by Hassan Abbas

I know you guys are also getting bore, just like me of waking up to the same alarm tone. If you are tired of waking up to the same old alarm sound on your phone for ages. Then we have a solution for you. You can use the Google Clock app on your Android device to set many songs from your favorite music streaming apps as the alarm sound. In this article, we are going to talk about how can we set music apps as alarm such as Youtube, Spotify, and Pandora. Let’s begin the tutorial!

The Clock application supports music from Pandora, YouTube Music, & Spotify to be set as alarm sounds. The following guide will thus help you set songs, playlists, artists, and albums as the default sound. Whenever the alarm rings in the morning.

What do you need

In order to set music from music streaming services as your alarm sound, you need to check if you have the following things:

  • An Android device
  • Google Clock app installed on your device
  • Install and set up one of the following music streaming apps

How to set Spotify songs as alarm sound

Spotify allows you to set its songs as alarm sound and the feature works for both free and premium users. However, free users will be limited to picking random song, album, or playlist. Spotify Premium customers can pick any song, playlist, or album of their choice with the ability to search for songs as well.

  • Open the Google Clock app. Tap the Alarm tab at the top if it is not already selected. Inside this tab, you can create a new alarm by tapping the Plus button at the bottom. Or select an alarm from your current list and expand it by tapping the arrow below it.
  • Tap the bell icon and then select the Spotify tab at the top inside the alarm sound settings.
  • In case you haven’t already done it, you will have to link your Spotify account to the Clock app.
  • By default, you can select a playlist that Spotify is recommending to use as your alarm sound.
  • (For Spotify Premium users) You can select a specific song, playlist, or album of your choice. If you are a Premium user by tapping on the Search bubble at the bottom. Searching your desired music and then select them as your alarm sound.

That is it! You have successfully set Spotify songs as your alarm sound. When the alarm goes off, the name of the song and the album art will be displayed on the screen. You can snooze or disable the alarm and also opt to keep listening to it by tapping ‘Continue playing’.

About the author

Hassan Abbas

Tech enthusiast with too many items on his wish-list and not nearly enough money! Specializing in all things tech, with a slight Apple bent he has been writing for various blogs for the best part of (too many) years

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