Sleep Cycle alarm clock

Sleep Cycle alarm clock

By Sleep Cycle AB

  • Category: Health & Fitness
  • Release Date: 2009-07-23
  • Current Version: 5.5.4
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 117.26 MB
  • Developer: Sleep Cycle AB
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 10.0 or later.
Score: 4.5
4.5
From 237,404 Ratings

Description

Waking up made easy Sleep Cycle is an intelligent alarm clock that tracks your sleep patterns and wakes you up in light sleep - the natural way to wake up, feeling rested and energized. No need to place your device in bed - Sleep Cycles uses sound analysis sleep tracking. How it works • As you sleep, you go through different sleep phases, ranging from light to deep sleep and back again. The sleep phase you are in when your alarm goes off is critical for how rested you will feel when you wake up. • While you sleep, your movements vary depending on what sleep phase you are in. Sleep Cycle’s patented sound technology tracks your sleep patterns using sound or vibration analysis, monitoring your movements in bed throughout the different sleep phases. • Sleep Cycle finds the optimal time when you are in light sleep to wake you up in the morning, during a predefined 30 minute time window that ends at your set alarm time. Waking up in light sleep feels like waking up naturally without an alarm, leaving you feeling rested and energized. • All you need to do is turn Sleep Cycle on before going to bed, and place your device on your nightstand or close by on the floor. Continuously rated as the best smart alarm clock on the market. Featured in: CNN, Wired, The Guardian, The Wall Street Journal, BBC, The New York Times. -------------------------- Free features √ Sleep analysis with Sleep Cycle patented sound technology or accelerometer √ Sleep Cycle Apple Watch App integration √ Detailed sleep statistics and daily sleep graphs √ Fully integrated with Apple Health, exchanging sleep analysis and heart rate √ Carefully selected alarm melodies √ Snooze by shaking or double tapping the phone lightly √ Customizable wake-up window. From instant (regular alarm clock), up to 90 minutes Premium features √ Longterm sleep trends √ Compare your sleep data to world sleep statistics √ Snore trends - view historical snore trends data √ Weather - see how weather affects your sleep quality √ Heart rate monitor - measure your heart rate (RHR) every morning using the built in camera in your device √ Sleep aid - helps you fall asleep easier √ Sleep notes - see how events such as drinking coffee, stress, working out, or eating late affect your sleep quality √ Wake-up mood - see how Sleep Cycle affects your wake up mood √ Online backup - lets you secure your sleep data online √ Export sleep data to Excel for detailed analysis √ Philips HUE light bulb support - simulate a natural sunrise to give you an even softer wake-up ------------------------- REQUIREMENTS Ability to charge your phone by the bed. Ability to place your phone near the bed, such as on a nightstand table or on the floor. ------------------------- The optional Premium subscription costs $29.99 per year. It will be charged from your iTunes account after the purchase. You can manage or cancel your auto-renewable subscription by entering the user settings in iTunes after the purchase. The subscription will be auto-renewed 24 hours before the subscription period ends with the same kind of subscription you already bought to the same price. It's not possible to abort the subscription during the time it's active. Terms and Privacy: http://www.sleepcycle.com/terms-of-use.html

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Reviews

  • Very disappointed

    1
    By eyeswideopen03
    Recent update ruined the app. I’ve been using this app for years and now with the update all my data is lost and I can no longer look at my sleep trends. And to get it back I have to pay $30?! The worst part is that the update description didn’t indicate that this change was coming. Definitely a shady tactic from the developer. Deleting this app for sure.
  • Definitely a great alarm clock!

    5
    By Slenderx1
    I can’t say how much I’m glad to find this app after many nights of struggles in finding some good sleep.
  • Love it

    4
    By Nana_88 16
    I really like everything that the app offers the one thing I can say is I have a weird schedule and I want to monitor my power naps. This app helps me figure out how to get more rest and I use it with life cycle
  • A MUST-HAVE APP: I no longer wake up tired

    5
    By this is a review...
    The sleep cycle timer has drastically improved my energy in the morning because it wakes me up within a time window based on how deep of a sleep stage I’m in. I never use wake up alarms now, I rely on sleep cycle. It collects data which is interesting to analyze, although most of the data on my quality of sleep was already pretty intuitive. I do appreciate that you can track certain habits and how that might affect your sleep (I.e. drinking coffee in the afternoon, or watching TV in bed). A MIST HAVE app!
  • Wonderful

    5
    By CamWoot
    Convenient and easy. Keeps track of snoring!!! How fun!
  • CHANGED FOR THE WORSE!!

    1
    By BriceBriceBabyy
    First they made you buy the premium app for extra features. Now, they took away the extra features and are making you subscribe for them. Get a free white noise app instead and use it with your Apple bed time features.
  • New changes

    4
    By Brandi D.
    I loved this app until yesterday when it updated and now I’m required to pay to get any of the services I’ve been using. No more recordings and no more white noise. I will likely search for a new app or white noise machine, as that was a large reason I used it. Also, you should have the ability to have noise all night, though I think the accuracy is off with the sound on.
  • Watch app issues

    1
    By Happycard2
    I decided to not keep app after I installed on my watch. The watch app does honor the “ don’t show on watch face” setting. And when the app is deinstalled from the phone is does uninstall on watch. Apple Watch OS 5.01. Tried restarting the the watch.
  • Features taken from free to premium only :(

    1
    By alex2010
    I have *never* reviewed an app, but I’m so annoyed by all of the features that USED to be in the free version that are now only for premium that I had to say something. I’ve been using this app for literally years and have loved it and found it so useful. I would say 5 stars absolutely. Now so many of the features that I found useful - sleep aid sounds in particular - are only for premium? What? Talk about annoying. Only the VERY bare minimum is now available unless you’re willing to pay $30 for an app which I am definitely not. What a shame.
  • 👍🏽love the app...

    5
    By Tori😊❤️
    love the app and it has helped me track when i wake up in the night. i got this app because i was curious as to how i slept. 👍🏽

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