Sleep Cycle alarm clock
By Northcube AB
This app is only available on the App Store for iOS devices.
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.
Sleep Cycle helps millions of people to wake up rested.
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
"It just works. Period. It does exactly what it advertises which is absolutely amazing."
--5/5 stars on 148apps.com
Sleep cycle is continuously rated as the best smart alarm clock and is the world’s most used intelligent alarm clock.
* 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.
√ 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
√ 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
√ Online backup - secure your data online to make sure it’s always with you
√ Long term trends - compare your sleep with the world
√ 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
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 $39.99 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
What's New in Version 5.4.4
Adaptations for iOS 11 and iPhone X.
Bug fixes and improvements.
Good app/greedy dev
This alarm app is pretty good! Since I first started using it, my mornings have been easier on me - & I'm not the morning type of guy. I purchased this app a while back
& some how my Apple ID got erased off their database. Now,
I've lost all my apps/subscriptions & data. Re-downloaded this app, only to find they do a subscription based service. That's far too greedy. You seem you forget your app is just an alarm clock & it's not something I'm willing to pay for the rest of my life. Also, you've changed most the melodies & made them premium. Are you serious?!?! I'm not happy about this & to be perfectly honest with you - I'm looking for an alternate now.
Feels like it has deprived me of sleep rather than improving it
I don’t know, maybe I’m missing a trick here. I’ve only used this for a week, but don’t know what all the hype is about. This morning I was randomly woken up one hour before my set time?!? I have no idea how and why this has happened and I’m really frustrated about that. Also, I thought that this app is supposed to wake you up gently at the best time within your set time slot. Well, it usually wakes me up right at the beginning of the slot and on a couple of occasions I was right in the middle of some dream, which made me wake up worn out rather than refreshed. So rather than helping me to sleep better it seems that it has only deprived me of sleep.
Amazing little App, but...
I've only been using for six months but am already learning a lot about my sleep pattern and with little adjustments am sleeping better. I love the gentle alarm and how it wakes me at the optimum time. However since an upgrade last week the app has switched off between 3:30-04:00, saying that is when I got up twice. Consequently no wake up alarm when set. What is going on?
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- Category: Health & Fitness
- Updated: 03 November 2017
- Version: 5.4.4
- Size: 83.9 MB
- Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Swedish, Traditional Chinese, Turkish
- Developer: Northcube AB
- © 2017 Northcube AB
Compatibility: Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
Top In-App Purchases
- Sleep Cycle Premium£24.99
- year SleepSecure membership£1.99