Apple Watch: How to set up Taptic Chime hourly alerts

A lesser-known Apple Watch feature is the ability to add hourly Taptic Chimes to wearables. The handy feature works in both silent and ring mode and includes several customization options. Here's how to turn on the hourly chime on your Apple Watch.

Taptic Chimes are an unusual way to be more in tune with the times. In addition to being able to set an alarm at the top of the hour, you can choose to receive alerts every 30 or 15 minutes on your Apple Watch.

While this feature is officially an accessibility option, it can be valuable for everyone. Along with the hourly, half-hourly, or quarter-hourly ringing, you can also choose from two sounds – “Bells” or “Birds” that work when your Apple Watch is set to ring.

How to turn on the hourly chimes on Apple Watch

  1. Open the Settings< /strong> app on your Apple Watch.
  2. < li>Swipe down and press Accessibility

  3. Swipe down again and select Bells
  4. Press switch top.
  5. In the Schedule section, select Hourly, 30 minutes, or 15 minutes
  6. In the Sounds section, you can select Bells Birds (make sure your the watch is set to ring if you want to hear samples of each)

You can also turn on your iPhone's alarm sound using the Apple Watch app. > Accessibility > Calls.

Here's how to enable hourly calls on Apple Watch:

Once you turn on the chimes, select a time interval and your preferred sound.

If your Apple Watch is in silent mode, you will hear a beep in the form of a few gentle tactile taps.

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