Walk Up Alarm Clock - smart anti snooze wake up
By Ricky Ho
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The Walk Up Alarm Clock Makes You Walk Up to Stop It.
| Featured in TIME
| An alarm clock that’s impossible to ignore
| Blogged by The New York Times
| Requires you to get up and walk around
| Covered by Mashable
| A trump card for the ol' snooze button
Also Featured on AOL.com, UrbanDaddy, Lifehacker, Brit+Co, AppAdvice, and More!
>> Current Version Includes <<
• New & Improved Defenses to Prevent Cheating
NO Shaking, Muting, or Turning Off
• 10 to 100 Step Range
• Dramatic Alarm Sounds
• *New* Mercy Mode for Sounds (Choose Music)
• Epic Animated Themes
• Doomsday Countdown Customized to Each Theme
• Optional Evil Mode (No Snoozing Allowed)
• Repeat Your Alarm Time Daily
• Progressive Volume Settings
• Simple Tutorial that can be Replayed
• And More Features Always in the Works!
~~ Support ~~
We are dedicated to offering great support. If you have an issue or feature request, please contact us by email: WalkUpAlarmClock@gmail.com or through our site: http://www.NamoApps.co
- Please provide us -
1) iPhone version (3GS/4/4S/5)
2) iOS version (5.0/6.0)
3) Description of the issue
What's New in Version 2.3
| Ability to Reset the Alarm Before It Sounds
| New HALLOWEEN SOUNDS Pack - Trick or Treat!
| More Bug Fixes!
And More on the Way! Thank You for Your Support.
Please continue to tell us what you think: WalkUpAlarmClock@gmail.com
Not worth the headache...
If I could describe this app in a small phrase, it would be "simply awful." I was delighted to see that the app was free, but this is facade for several fees to come. What you already know is that you need to pay for your own music, and you probably know that the music doesn't work. But what you don't know is that it doesn't allow you to choose any of your alarm tones! So if I want to wake up to the iPhone's marimba or something similar, I'm not allowed to do that on the app. If I have a funny ringtone or custom jingle, I'm not allowed to use that in the app. And if you exit out of this "lifesaver," it sends you constant nagging alerts, which means that I can't go into power saving mode and my phone is always burning juice! I was one of the poor suckers who got this app thinking it was great. If there are some serious updates, it might be great someday, but as for right now, I wouldn't even look at this app unless you like to wake up to bloody murder and love having a phone with no battery. DO NOT GET!
THIS APP GIVES ME STRESS !!
What I hate most about the Walk Me Up app is that I have yet to find ANY way to control the volume. I am unhappy waking up every day to this blood curdling scream that only plays for max volume. Although this wakes me up, it also wakes up others in the house who would wish to sleep.
I also can't stand the notifications you receive if you delete your app history shortly before the alarm is meant to go off. Constant vibration with the words "You've only cheated yourself" is very annoying and unpleasant. I literally had to go to Settings and turn off my notifications from this app. Then when I went to use this app the next day (without ever disabling the alarm, just the notifications), this horrendous app made me walk 30 steps and as always did not stop screaming until I completed it.
In conclusion, this app is super annoying and desperately needs some serious improvement.
I don't know because apparently in order to have any other sound than the blood curdling horror movie scream of a man or a woman wake you up you have to pay for it. So it may be a good thing, but I'd like to try a light version once or twice that doesn't involve me waking up thinking people are being murdered before I commit to buying the full version.
Also, I don't know if this is related, but after I downloaded this app and plugged my phone into my wall charger the sound that my phone made was really weird and off from the using beep it makes when it's first plugged into something. I unplugged and plugged it back in 3-4 times to confirm, and each time the sound was slightly off. Then I deleted the app and plugged my phone in, and the sound went back to normal. Maybe it's related? Maybe it's not? I'm just throwing that out there.
- Category: Productivity
- Updated: Oct 18, 2013
- Version: 2.3
- Size: 27.8 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Ricky Ho
- © Namo Apps 2013
Compatibility: Requires iOS 5.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.
Top In-App Purchases
- Mercy Mode (Song Choice for Alarm)$0.99
- Premium Sounds$0.99
- Halloween Mode$0.99
- Premium Alarm Skins$0.99