How to Turn Off an iPhone Alarm Without Unlocking It

A detailed guide on how to turn off an iPhone alarm without unlocking it.

Updated: June 2, 2022

Turning off your iPhone alarm without unlocking it is possible.

There are a couple of different ways you can disable it if you don't have access to the passcode or fingerprint/face recognition set up.

Here are 3 of the easiest ways to turn off an iPhone alarm without unlocking it:

  • Tap the "Stop" button on the home screen
  • Hold the lock button on the right-hand side of the iPhone and ask Siri to "stop alarm"
  • Say "Hey Siri, turn off alarm"

To put an iPhone alarm on snooze without unlocking it, you can either:

  • Tap the "Snooze" button on the home screen
  • Press the lock button on the right-hand side of the iPhone
  • Press one of the volume buttons on the left-hand side of the iPhone
  • Use the "Hey Siri" function and say "Hey Siri, snooze alarm"
  • Hold the lock button on the right-hand side of the phone and ask Siri to "put alarm on snooze"

If your iPhone doesn't have a screen because it's broken, here's how to turn off an iPhone alarm without a screen, or without looking at the screen:

  • Use the "Hey Siri" function and say "Hey Siri, turn off alarm"
  • Hold the lock button to the right of the screen and ask Siri to "turn off alarm"

Will Your Alarm Go Off If Your Phone Is Locked?

Yes, your iPhone alarm will go off when the screen is locked. However, it won't go off if your phone is switched off.

If you are locked out of your phone for a period of time, and it's "disabled", your alarm may still go off if it's set during the time your phone is disabled.

Unless you reset the iPhone to its factory settings, you won't be able to disable the alarm until it goes off at the set time. When the alarm goes off, you can turn it off by tapping "Stop".

How Do I Stop the Alarm on My iPhone?

To turn off your iPhone alarm when it is sounding, you can:

  • Tap the "Stop" button on the home screen

To put your iPhone alarm on snooze, you can either:

  • Tap the "Snooze" button
  • Press the lock button on the right of the phone
  • Press one of the volume buttons to the left of the phone
  • Use Siri to put the alarm on snooze

Can You Turn Off an iPhone Alarm Remotely?

Yes, you can turn off an iPhone alarm remotely. You can do this when you're near your phone using voice control (also known as the Siri function).

The only way you can turn off an iPhone remotely when your iPhone is in a different location is by using an Apple Watch that is linked to your phone.

Here's how to turn off an iPhone alarm remotely:

  • If you have Siri set up on your iPhone, say "Hey Siri, turn off alarm"
  • If you have an Apple Watch, you can disable the alarm on your iPhone from your Apple Watch using the "Clock" settings

How Do I Turn Off My iPhone Alarm Without Snoozing?

To turn off your iPhone alarm without snoozing it, you can simply tap the "Stop" button that appears on the home screen when the alarm is sounding.

Or, if you have "Hey Siri" enabled, you can ask Siri to turn off the alarm for you without snoozing.

Another way to turn off an iPhone alarm without snoozing it is to unlock your phone and follow the steps below:

  • Go to the "Clock" app
  • Go to the "Alarm" tab
  • Toggle the alarm off (it should turn from green to grey)

How to Turn Off an Alarm on an iPhone

There are three main ways to turn off an alarm on an iPhone. You can either:

  • Tap the "Stop" button when the alarm goes off
  • Ask Siri to turn off the alarm for you
  • Go to the "Clock" app and turn off the alarm via the "Alarm" tab

Author: Burak Özdemir

My name is Burak, and I used to have difficulties waking up in the morning due to unreliable alarm clocks. Over the past few years, I've dedicated part of my life to finding the best alarm clocks and sharing my knowledge with people through this blog.