What's New

Bug fixes and improvements

App Description

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
...and more.

"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.

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* 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.

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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.

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MAIN FEATURES

FREE

√ 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


PREMIUM

√ 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

and more

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REQUIREMENTS
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.

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The optional Premium subscription costs $4.99 per year, $2.99 for 3 months and $1.99 for 1 month.

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

iPhone Screenshots

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App Changes

  • November 12, 2010 New version 3.0
  • October 26, 2010 Price decrease: $1.99 -> $0.99
  • October 25, 2010 Price increase: $0.99 -> $1.99
  • February 25, 2010 New version 2.0.2
  • December 03, 2009 New version 2.0
  • September 19, 2009 New version 1.2
  • August 16, 2009 Price decrease: $2.99 -> $0.99
  • August 16, 2009 New version 1.1
  • August 10, 2009 Price increase: $0.99 -> $2.99
  • September 26, 2011 Price increase: $0.99 -> $1.99
  • September 26, 2011 Price decrease: $1.99 -> $0.99
  • October 12, 2011 New version 3.0.1
  • September 20, 2012 New version 4.0
  • October 02, 2012 New version 4.0.1
  • December 12, 2012 New version 4.1
  • March 28, 2013 New version v4.1.1
  • August 05, 2013 Price increase: $0.99 -> $1.99
  • September 18, 2013 New version 4.2
  • September 24, 2013 New version 4.2.1
  • October 05, 2013 New version 4.3
  • November 18, 2013 Price decrease: $1.99 -> $0.99
  • December 09, 2013 Price increase: $0.99 -> $1.99
  • December 28, 2013 New version 4.4
  • January 02, 2014 Price decrease: $1.99 -> $0.99
  • January 09, 2014 New version 4.4.1
  • March 18, 2014 Price increase: $0.99 -> $2.99
  • March 23, 2014 Price decrease: $2.99 -> $0.99
  • June 04, 2014 New version 4.5
  • October 15, 2014 New version 4.6
  • December 19, 2014 New version 4.6.1
  • January 22, 2015 New version 4.7
  • January 27, 2015 New version 4.7.1
  • February 08, 2015 New version 4.7.2
  • May 12, 2015 Price increase: $0.99 -> $4.99
  • May 26, 2015 Price decrease: $4.99 -> $1.99
  • June 23, 2015 Price decrease: $1.99 -> $0.99
  • July 01, 2015 New version 4.8
  • September 01, 2015 New version 4.8.1
  • October 28, 2015 Price decrease: $0.99 -> FREE!
  • October 30, 2015 Price increase: FREE! -> $0.99
  • November 03, 2015 Price increase: $0.99 -> $1.99
  • November 11, 2015 New version 5.0
  • November 11, 2015 Price decrease: $1.99 -> FREE!
  • November 14, 2015 New version 5.0.1
  • January 13, 2016 New version 5.1

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