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. 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
* 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
√ 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
√ 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
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
What's New in Version 5.4.4
Adaptations for iOS 11 and iPhone X.
Bug fixes and improvements.
The Secret to Waking up on Time
I think I have found the perfect combination of alarm clocks. I always set Sleep Cycle to be my first alarm, and another app called SpinMe Alarm Clock as my backup. Sleep Cycle usually wakes me up in my optimal wake up time, but sometimes it just isn’t enough for me and I’ll either snooze through it or turn it off and go back to bed. If Sleep Cycle fails to wake me up, my backup alarm SpinMe will start blaring which can only be turned off if I get out of bed and spin around twice before it finally shuts off! Crazy but it works and I haven’t been late to work since I started doing this. And no you can't just spin the phone around in your hand!
Sleep Cycle really does help in waking you up during your light sleep. I can feel it working most mornings. And I have studied the science behind sleep so I can attest that the premise of this app isn’t merely a placebo, but something that has actually been proven. However the problem that this alarm clock doesn’t solve is that sometimes (especially on nights where you get very little sleep), it can be really easy to ignore your alarm clock and really hard to wake up. That’s where SpinMe Alarm comes in, an alarm clock that is impossible to ignore and forces you awake. I highly recommend using these 2 alarms together. Best few dollars I’ve ever spent!!
Excellent app for tracking sleep
I use this app for monitoring how much sleep I am getting, but it is excellent in several other things also. Do you ever wake up and still don’t feel rested? Do you ever wonder why? Do you sleep alone and wonder if you are snoring? Do you wonder if you just had a mild bad dream or two or were you tossing and turning all night like it felt? This app can help you answer those questions. It has a microphone that monitors your snoring, when, how much, for the premium you can even hear how you sound. It also monitors the depth of your sleep, maybe you got 8 hours, but never went into a deep sleep, still waking tired. It monitors your sleep cycles. It gives you an average of how much sleep you are actually getting. AND it actually seems to do all those things it said it would. I have found this app remarkable
I’ve used this app for YEARS
I used to worry about my Apple Alarm Clock not going off. It was unreliable to me even if I set multiple alarms. One day, Starbucks gave this app to me as their app of the week special. It literally changed my life. I have gone back and purchased other apps from this developer because of how well written this one is. I’ve used both the motion and audio tracking versions of its sleep analysis and have been happy with both results. It’s nice to pull this up and show people just how well (or not well) I slept the night before. I’ve used it as a punchline (And HERE is where the cat jumped on me last night and woke me up!).
This is not the app you need to worry about wasting your money with. So reliable and really changes how I’ve studied my sleep habits.
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- Category: Health & Fitness
- Updated: Nov 03, 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
- Seller: 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$29.99
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