bnClock Help

Help: Clock

bnClock displays the time in the largest digits your iPhone or iPad will allow. It's designed to help you read the clock from across the room.

bnClock with default settings

bnClock viewed with default settings

bnClock Alarm settings can be accessed by swiping right or left. If enabled, the brightness can be adjusted by dragging up and down. You can also adjust settings tapping the menu icon, ☰, at the upper left of the screen.

Adjusting brightness, getting to alarm settings

Adjusting brightness and getting to alarm settings

By default, swiping anywhere while the alarm is playing will silence and reset the alarm. Tapping anywhere while the alarm is going off will request a snooze for however long you have selected in Alarm Settings.

This behavior can be modified by enabling the Snooze touch has priority option in the Appearance or Alarm settings. When enabled, any touch on the screen will request a snooze. To reset the alarm, use a long press exceeding 2.5 seconds.

Snoozing or turning off the alarm

Activate snooze or turn off the alarm

The alarm can be enabled or disabled by tapping on the "Alarm:" indicator on the screen.

enable-disable alarm

Enabling or disabling the alarm

If you'd like to see the full weather forecast, tap the location description. Tap Powered by Yahoo! to go to the Yahoo! web site.

getting the full weather forecast

Getting the full weather forecast

By disabling the weather and date, turning off the seconds display, and using the seven segment option (Nixie is almost as large), bnClock will display the largest possible clock face. Use the Appearance Settings to configure your bnClock display.

Largest sized clock face

Largest sized clock face

The appearance of the clock can be configured using Appearance Settings and Weather Settings. Tap the menu icon, ☰, in the upper left to get to those settings.

Settings menu

Settings menu

There are a few additional shortcuts available. Use a long press on the clock to get a menu of quick actions. The contents of the menu changes slightly depending upon your settings and the current state of bnClock.

Quick actions menu

Long press quick actions menu