Sleep Cycle alarm clock

Sleep Cycle alarm clock

By Northcube AB

  • Category: Health & Fitness
  • Release Date: 2009-07-23
  • Current Version: 5.4.5
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 80.45 MB
  • Developer: Northcube AB
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 9.0 or later.
Score: 4.5
4.5
From 177,428 Ratings

Description

Waking up made easy. An intelligent alarm clock that analyzes your sleep and wakes you in the lightest sleep phase – the natural way to wake up feeling rested and relaxed. No need to place your device in bed - Sleep Cycles uses sound analysis sleep tracking. Sleep Cycle helps millions of people all around the world wake up rested. 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. #1 Top Paid app in United States #1 Top Paid app in United Kingdom #1 Top Paid app in Japan #1 Top Paid app in Germany #1 Top Paid app in France ...and more. * Our patented technology monitors your sleep movements using sound or vibration analysis. * Sleep Cycle then finds the optimal time to wake you up during a 30 minute window that ends at your set alarm time. * Recommended placement: Near the bed or on the floor. As you sleep you go through different phases, ranging from deep sleep to light sleep. The phase you are in when your alarm goes off is critical for how tired you will feel when you wake up. Since you move differently in bed during the different phases, Sleep Cycle can use the microphone or accelerometer in your iPhone to monitor your movements and determine which sleep phase you are in. Sleep Cycle wakes you when you are in your lightest sleep phase. Sleep Cycle was developed using proven sleep science and years of research and development. -------------------------- MAIN FEATURES FREE √ Sleep analysis with our patented sound analysis technology or if you prefer, the sensitive accelerometer in your iPhone √ Detailed sleep statistics and sleep graphs √ Carefully selected alarm melodies √ Snooze by shaking or double tapping the phone lightly √ Snore detection - detect, track and measure your snoring √ Fully integrated with Apple Health. Exchanges sleep analysis and heart rate √ Customizable wake up window. From instant (regular alarm clock) up to 90 minutes √ Background mode - set your alarm and exit Sleep Cycle - sleep analysis will continue in the background √ Support for the M7 and M8 co-processor - measure your daily physical activity and see how it affects your Sleep Quality √ Export sleep data to Excel for detailed analysis PREMIUM √ Online backup - secure your data online to make sure it’s always with you √ Long term trends - compare your sleep with the world √ Snore trends - view historical snore trends data √ Sleep aid - helps you fall asleep faster √ Sleep notes - see how events such as drinking coffee, eating too much or having a stressful day affect your sleep quality √ Wake up mood - see how using Sleep Cycle affects your morning moods √ Weather - see how weather affects your Sleep Quality √ Heart rate monitor - measure your resting heart rate (RHR) every morning using the built-in camera in your device √ Philips HUE light bulb support - simulate a natural sunrise to give you an even softer wake-up and more ------------------------- 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

  • Love this app

    5
    By Jnevans92
    I've been using this every night for years and I find it really helps me wake up in lighter sleep and not be horribly groggy. The sleep aid sounds are nice too!
  • Love the app, hate warm breeze

    4
    By Erik stop annoying me
    I've been using this app almost every night for over three years. It works and it's great to be able to look at the data it records. However there has been one annoyance keeping me from giving Sleep Cycle five stars: it keeps switching the song that wakes me to warm breeze, and I am so sick of hearing it. I set it to play my own music which works sometimes but it frequently switches to the boring repetitive stock music of warm breeze. I've noticed another review with the same issue and I wonder how many others have dealt with this. TL;DR Wonderful app worth the price, one minor issue with the very annoying Warm Breeze song
  • It’s good but could be better

    4
    By DealAddict
    I wake just fine to alarms but what I like about this is that it finds the moment when I’m near light sleep to wake me making waking up easier. What I’d love to see is for the app to allow me to set it once, like a regular alarm, and don’t require me to have to start it every single night.
  • Almost perfect (no Apple Watch support)

    3
    By Messanger for Ipad
    This app is amazing and I used it for a long time but the one thing that it is missing is Apple Watch support which could make this app even more accurate, I am Moving on to another app but if they ever add Apple Watch support, I will definitely use it again
  • Amazing app- magical!

    5
    By ThisNicknameCANTbetaken12345
    Records my snores and tells me how much deep sleep I got- amazing
  • Great app with one shortcoming

    4
    By DB-swish
    I love this app and have been using it for years. I wake up feeling refreshed, and enjoy understanding my sleep patterns and analysis. Using the microphone to detect sleep analysis is great, but why does one HAVE to lay the phone flat? I’d love to get a dock to charge my phone at night, and with this option the Sleep Cycle light will never dim. At the very least, allow us to have the option of directional phone placement at night ☺️
  • Disables Bluetooth when alarm is set.

    1
    By Shelley2mars
    Disables Bluetooth when alarm is set. Have been using for almost a year with iPhone 6s and didn’t notice. Now with new iPhone 7 and no headphone jack the program is totally useless to me now. I don’t want or need any sound monitoring. Why not a preference to turn it off.
  • Love it - add watch support

    5
    By MarkHarper147
    Really enjoy this app, would like to see napping and apple watch support for additional input into the ecosystem.
  • Add a dream journal option

    4
    By parker098
    I keep a dream journal by my bed so whenever I wake up and I’m ready I can record my dreams. These are the sections I have in the book 1. Date 2. Notes (anything can be put here. Thoughts about why this specific dream occurred or mood about the content of the dream) 3. Setting (time, date, place, day or night, temperature, list of people involved in the dream) in the dream if applicable. 4. The actually dream itself. Tends to be a lot longer than I expect. I like to include many details. Thanks!
  • Was wonderful, now doesn’t work

    1
    By O'Aodha
    The app will randomly shut off in the middle of the night, leaving you with no alarm. Support team says the only solution is to charge your phone before bed, then run the app on an unplugged phone. Sad to have to switch alarm apps, but have no other choice.

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