1. Signia70's Avatar
    Anyone have any luck creating a recurring alarm? Anytime I create one it is set to occur only once.
    04-14-2014 08:28 PM
  2. ven07's Avatar
    i did not try yet, but i'll post back asap :)
    04-14-2014 08:35 PM
  3. jhl9092's Avatar
    No alarm function is working for me.. For some reason on my phone Cortana gives me error everytime I try set any type of alarm. "Something went wrong. Try again in a little bit." (8000ffff). It's been like this for the entire day. Is there anyone getting the same error message?
    04-14-2014 09:03 PM
  4. bozza72's Avatar
    noi cant get it working either, also no timer option she just searches the web for a timer app :(
    04-14-2014 09:21 PM
  5. rcazador's Avatar
    No alarm function is working for me.. For some reason on my phone Cortana gives me error everytime I try set any type of alarm. "Something went wrong. Try again in a little bit." (8000ffff). It's been like this for the entire day. Is there anyone getting the same error message?
    Same thing on my device, I guess it's inevitable to have a few bugs on a beta app.

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    ven07 likes this.
    04-14-2014 09:33 PM
  6. PaulSmith9875's Avatar
    I can get it to show my current alarms, create a new alarm, but not change one. If I say "turn off my 5:45 alarm" it replies "Your alarm is set for 5:45" and I end up with two alarms at that time.

    A little fine-tuning will do the trick, I'm sure.
    ven07 likes this.
    04-14-2014 10:02 PM
  7. Adretheon's Avatar
    I've tried every word combination I can think of and she just reads over the "that repeats every..." part of my command haha
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    04-14-2014 10:12 PM
  8. Adretheon's Avatar
    However I got her to set a reminder for everyday at a certain time.
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    04-14-2014 10:17 PM
  9. ajb1965's Avatar
    noi cant get it working either, also no timer option she just searches the web for a timer app :(
    I used it today as a timer by saying 'remind me in 30 minutes to check the roast'. It set a reminder for 30 minutes later. Worked great.
    ven07 and bozza72 like this.
    04-14-2014 10:25 PM
  10. ven07's Avatar
    Hey guys.. Seems like no one figured this one out.. Here's what i did.. "Set alarm" she asks what time "1.25 am", then i set a different alarm "set alarm" what time "1.26 am"..
    Afterwards, i wanted to turn off the first one so i said "turn off alarm" she asked which one and i said "1.25 am" she turned off the alarm successfully.. :)
    if you want to view all alarms just say "view alarms" and then "turn off alarm" to turn one off

    Try it this way and tell me if it works :)
    04-14-2014 11:27 PM
  11. antiochian2010's Avatar
    Good thought, ven07, but tried and still; no joy. Anything with "Alarm" produces the 8000ffff on my Nokia 1020.

    I went through the entire menu of commands and she does everything else perfectly.

    Funny, but on my Lumia 521, Cortana is 100% perfect - alarms and everything else..
    04-15-2014 04:20 PM
  12. SpaceyO's Avatar
    Good thought, ven07, but tried and still; no joy. Anything with "Alarm" produces the 8000ffff on my Nokia 1020.

    I went through the entire menu of commands and she does everything else perfectly.

    Funny, but on my Lumia 521, Cortana is 100% perfect - alarms and everything else..
    Have you tried soft resetting the 1020?

    I've seen a few people here say even a soft reset gives Cortana a kick in the behind...
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    04-15-2014 04:26 PM
  13. txkimmers's Avatar
    Have not been able to create a recurring alarm, but instead of saying "create an alarm today 30 minutes from now", the more natural "wake me up in 30 minutes" worked great. I like that she understands so much casual speech.
    04-15-2014 04:38 PM
  14. kuhio3's Avatar
    Tried that...didnt work unfortunately
    04-15-2014 04:51 PM
  15. copjake's Avatar
    Cortana and I are on the same page when it comes to alarm, works like a dream every time I even try typing the alarm in the search and she did exactly what I asked. ( I said to her 'are you an *****" hew reply was " I'll pretend I didn't hear that" my wife and I was cracking up. BEAUTIFUL!!!!!!
    04-16-2014 04:38 PM
  16. tadevinney's Avatar
    is there a way to change the default alarm sound? the nokia clock doesn't get my attention.
    04-16-2014 04:40 PM
  17. antiochian2010's Avatar
    Have you tried soft resetting the 1020?

    I've seen a few people here say even a soft reset gives Cortana a kick in the behind...
    Hey hey.. seems to have worked!!!
    04-16-2014 05:04 PM
  18. jhl9092's Avatar
    So there's an article about this thread, and the comments there have the fix for not being able to set the alarm using Cortana. If you are getting the 8000ffff error every time you say anything with "alarm," you probably have a third party alarm app (in my case it was 627AM.) Delete that app, and it will work without a hitch. Simple fix! :]
    04-16-2014 06:41 PM
  19. barneybhoy28's Avatar
    Is there any update due for cortana as it is not listed in my applications and no live tile and anything I ask her goes straight to the web
    04-16-2014 06:46 PM
  20. taivui's Avatar
    To me, there is nothing wrong with Cordana. It is totally WP8. Set your alarm and turn off the phone. Alarm definitely won't work. There is no standby mode like all previous Nokia OS! At lease the developers have to allow user or Cordana to have an option to the standby mode. For now, you can't set alarm at 3am with phone off because it's not in the OS firmware. They have skip the WP firmware upgrade for so many time and I hope not this time because Cordana will not be happy and crash! I need it for my business trip. Good to meet Cordana.
    Last edited by taivui; 04-17-2014 at 11:49 AM.
    04-17-2014 11:35 AM
  21. jleebiker's Avatar
    To me, there is nothing wrong with Cordana. It is totally WP8. Set your alarm and turn off the phone. Alarm definitely won't work. There is no standby mode like all previous Nokia OS! At lease the developers have to allow user or Cordana to have an option to the standby mode. For now, you can't set alarm at 3am with phone off because it's not in the OS firmware. They have skip the WP firmware upgrade for so many time and I hope not this time because Cordana will not be happy and crash! I need it for my business trip. Good to meet Cordana.
    So just to be clear, you want your phone to be completely off and then wake up at a future time and remind you of something? You mention standby mode, that's not the same as "turn off phone".
    Can you be a little more specific as to which condition you are looking for?
    04-17-2014 12:06 PM
  22. Graelock's Avatar
    I don't like how the alarm doesn't show up in her reminders, only in the separate Alarms app, which is not even needed with Cortana having her own reminder/ alarm section...but yes, I get that same issue too. I also don't like that she herself doesn't wake you up, but only a generic notification tone. So far, it's as if the "Personal" in "Personal Assistant," is lacking.
    04-17-2014 01:58 PM

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