Custom Alarms for the iPod Touch/iPhone

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  1. kewlgreen

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    ***NO RESPONSIBILITY WILL BE PUT UPON ME FOR DAMAGE THAT YOU MAY CAUSE TO YOUR DEVICE***

    I'm on Windows, but Mac is no problem as well.

    I got bored and decided to see if it was possible. It works

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    lol

    After I found that out I searched here so i wouldn't double up on thread topics, and noticed that there was no actual tutorial for this. Here's my attempt, I will tell you how to get full songs.


    • Go into your iTunes music library and choose the file that you want to use. For full song go to [Right-click >.....]
      [*]As for a ringtone style alarm (only a piece of a song) you'll need to Right-click on the song you want to use, and click "Get info"
      [*]Go to the "options tab, and using the "Start Time" and "Stop Time", select the time frame in the song you want, and then click OK.
      [*]Go back to your library now
    • Right-click > "Create AAC Version"
    • After it finishes converting, right click on it in your library and select "Show in Windows Explorer"
    • Rename the song from "*****.m4a" to "*****.m4r"
    • Now, SSH into your ipod and make your way to the '/var/stash/Ringtones' folder and place your custom sound there.
    • ReSpring and go see your new alarm

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    ***Don't forget to go back to your song and change the "Start Time" and "Stop Times" back to what they were. Unless you enjoy listening to ringtones as your music

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  3. SomaliMahamed

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    wow. but if I use a song as a ringtone, will it play the whole song or parts of it?
  4. kewlgreen

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    As far as I know It will play the whole thing as an alarm. I'll edit the OP on how to make a Ringtone style alarm. If anyone is interested.
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    This works! Thanks kewlgreen! Also for those asking it seems like it would play the whole thing like he said. I don't see when it wouldn't because when you preview it it plays it all.
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  7. 4robster

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    what is SSH and how do i do it?
    ------------------double post merged------------------
    also what is ReSpring?

    sorry if i sound like a n00b!
  8. DarkWrath

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    SSH

    Respringing is rebuilding the cache (?) (I think). Just install SBSettings and use that to respring.
  9. amaan

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    im not quite sure but i think i've read this already and im using it too. well thanx for bringin it to this site.
  10. Gershmer

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    will the custom alarms other than the defaults play through the ipod touch 1g's nanospeaker? (or will they only work on the iphone, iphone 3g, iphone 3gs, and ipod touch 2g)

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