- Alarm Settings
- Appearance Settings
- Clock help
- Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
- Sound Settings
- Weather Settings
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
bnClock seem to run down my battery?
Normally your iPhone or iPad will dim or turn off the display in 20 seconds or so to limit battery drain. To be an effective clock,
It is strongly suggested that if you use
bnClock complain that my iPhone/iPad/iPod touch is not plugged in?
To be an effective clock,
Some quick tests show that
- an (original) iPad mini will go from 100% charge to around 50% charged in just 1.5 hours; might make 3 hours before the battery is totally drained
- an iPhone 5 (with a replaced battery) goes from 100% to 75% in 1.3 hours; maybe 5 hours to fully drained?
- an iPhone X goes from 64% to 56% in 1.5 hours; with a battery in good health and fully charged, an iPhone X might make it through an 8 hour night
You may see better or worse performance with your device.
You can turn off the reminder in the Appearance Settings
bnClock have a way to play sounds/music while I go to sleep?
It's a feature we've thought about, but to date, not many users have asked for it. If we receive enough requests, we will consider it.
Meanwhile, there are quite a few free apps (but most have in-app purchases) that provide this capability. A search for "sleep sound" in the Apple App Store will give you quite a few choices.
Can I have multiple alarms in
Yes! As of version 4.0 of
Can multiple alarms go off at the same time?
Multiple alarms can go off at the same time. A snooze timing out and an alarm can go off at the same time. The sounds associated with each alarm will play simultaneously.
Note that snooze and alarm off gestures apply to all alarms going off.
Why won't swipe right or left close settings, About, etc.?
This gesture should work on iPhones running any version of iOS. However, on iPads running iPadOS 13.0 or later, swiping right or left will not work. Instead try swiping down.
Why is the weather only updated twice per day?
The OpenWeatherMap limits are imposed on each API key provided by OpenWeatherMap. Every copy of
If you would like the weather to update every 10 minutes, you can get your own OpenWeatherMap API key and enter it into
Why isn't my crop setting working?
If you are using a crop setting for a slide show, the crop will only work on photographs which are essentially the same size as the one used to create the crop settings. When the crop cannot be used, the full photograph is shown, but at a size that will not fill the screen.