It is common knowledge that putting your favorite song as a morning alarm is sure to make you start hating the song in due course. Despite this, a lot of us use music from our local collection as iPhone alarm. If you like shuffling things around, and waking up to a different song each day sounds like a good idea to you, then using Apple Music can help. The service has been around for a few months now, and has garnered a fair amount of users. At the beginning there were a few configuration issues, but since then it has been smooth sailing overall. Users have slowly but surely started moving from local music collections to Apple Music’s online libraries. So, if you want to use an Apple Music song as your iPhone alarm, there is a way of doing so.
The best part about using an Apple Music song as your alarm is that you can even set an item’s preview as your alert. There isn’t too much hassle involved.
Setting iPhone Alarm From Apple Music
- As you would expect, the method starts with opening Apple Music on your iOS device.
- Search for the song that you want to choose. Make sure you tap the desired item from among the search results, and expand the song’s entry.
- Tap the three-dot icon on the song’s main view. This icon is located in the top-right corner, just below the album art.
- From the resulting menu, select ‘Make Available Offline’. This will initiate the song’s download to your iPhone’s local memory.
- Now, open the Clock app. Since you now have the desired song in your device, you can easily choose it as your iPhone alarm. Simply head to the sound options of any alarm.
- Hit the ‘Pick a song’ option and make your way to the freshly downloaded song.
- Select this song, and save changes.
The method is pretty straightforward, but a lot of users don’t seem to realize that downloading songs from Apple Music is so easy. Go ahead and give this a shot. At least you won’t get tired of a particular song too quickly!