Hi! I’ve been using Sleep As Android for a while. I switched from an older phone to a new Galaxy A6, and the Sleep as Android app automatically installed itself on my new phone.
What’s happening is that every time the alarm goes off, I hear a high-pitched “bing bong” sound, or a bell, at the time the alarm starts. After the “ding dong” sound goes off, then I hear the alarm I set. I want to turn off the “ding dong” sound but there aren’t any settings that I can find that explains what’s happening. This “bing bong” sound only started happening when I switched to the new Galaxy A6, and I’ve never heard it before on my other phone.
For example, suppose I set the alarm to go off at 7:00am and I select the alarm ringtone as “Seagulls 1”, and I set “Gentle Volume Increase” to 1 minute.
When it’s seven AM the first sound I hear is a “BING BONG” followed by the seagulls 1 sound.
The “bing bing” sound happens at the beginning of every alarm, even when I set the “alarm sound set” to start at 1 minute or 3 minutes - the “bing bing” sound starts at top volume at the exact minute I have set the alarm.
The sound appears to have something to do with the screen that appears when Sleep as Android begins. For example when I go to sleep the screen turns off. When the alarm starts in the morning at 7AM, a screen appears with the words “Alarm”, the time, a large green button saying I can “snooze 10 min”, a large red button saying “DISMISS” and some more green snooze buttons. The moment this screen appears (7AM) is when the “Bing Bong” sound plays, irrespective of any alarm settings I have made. If my phone screen is already on before the alarm plays, for example, then I don’t hear the “bing bong” sound.
Is there a way to turn off this “bing bong” sound?