How to Create an Alarm in Windows 10

Are you on your computer around the same time every day either for work or personal reasons, and there’s something that you always seem to forget to do? One way that you can help resolve this problem is with the help of an alarm.

But you don’t need to worry about changing the alarm time on your alarm clock, or going out and buying a separate one that you can move around with you. Instead you can elect to use the alarm feature on your Windows 10 computer and create an alarm that goes off at the time of your choosing.

Setting an Alarm on a Windows 10 Computer

The steps in this article were performed on a Windows 10 laptop. Note that we are using the default Alarms & Clock app found in Windows 10, so you don’t need to download or purchase anything new.

Step 1: Click inside the search field at the bottom-left of the screen, then type “alarm.”

type alarm into the search field

Step 2: Select the Alarms & Clock option at the top of the search results.

choose the alarms and clock search result

Step 3: Click the + button at the bottom-right corner of the window.

how to add a new alarm in windows 10

Step 4: Adjust the settings on this screen to correspond to the alarm that you wish to create, then click the Save icon at the bottom of the window.

how to set a new windows 10 alarm

Do you have an iPhone? Find out how to create an alarm on your iPhone and select from most of the same settings that we had in the alarm screen for the step above.