Google’s clock app for Android has loads of sound choices to set as an alarm. When you don’t just like the default tone, you should use a track or a podcast from Spotify or YouTube Music (solely when you have a premium subscription), too — and Google now additionally lets you file a voice clip and set that as an alarm tone.
This function was first seen by Esper.io’s Mishaal Rahman. As he famous, this can be a server-side push, so so long as you’re utilizing Clock app model 7.3, you need to see this function with out updating the app.
Rahman additionally notes that this function works solely on Pixel telephones or gadgets the place customers have sideloaded the Google Recorder app. Nevertheless it’s doable that Google might roll out the voice clip as an alarm function to all gadgets sooner or later, so long as they’ve a recorder app.
It may very well be a approach to prank somebody by altering their regular alarm tone with a recorded clip whereas they’re wanting away. Or a extra productive use case could be to remind you of one thing proper whenever you rise up. However it could be freaky to listen to your personal voice very first thing within the morning.
This new function undoubtedly joins the league of bizarre alarm apps. We’ve got seen apps like Wakie, which helps you to get up strangers; Microsoft’s Mimicker, which pressured you to ape expressions to silence the alarm; or the Doomsday Alarm clock, which helps you to arrange apocalyptic eventualities to get up.