How to Enable or Disable the Alarm at the End of a Break in Windows 11

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The article explains how to activate or deactivate the end-of-break alarm in the Focus feature of Windows 11. Focus helps to minimize distractions by incorporating a timer and music into the Clock app. Breaks can be set during long sessions, after which an alarm sounds. This can be toggled on and off within the Clock…

This article describes steps to turn on or off the end-of-break alarm sound after a Focus break session in Windows 11.

Focus is a new feature in Windows 11 that helps you minimize distractions. To help you stay on track, it integrates with the Clock app with features like a focus timer and music integration.

When you set a long Focus session, you can also include breaks in between. These breaks help you do other things before resuming work again. For example, they may help you recharge and refocus or sometimes take a bio-break.

By default, after each Focus break session, you will hear an alarm telling you the session break has ended.

Some users might find this helpful. However, few users find the alarm sound annoying and distracting. If you find the alarm sound after a Focus break session distracting, you can turn it off.

Those who want to be alerted with an alarm sound can enable or turn this feature on.

Turn on or off the End of session break alarm sound

As described above, when you set a long Focus session, you can also include breaks in between. These breaks help you do other things before resuming work again.

You can turn off or on the feature in the Clock app in Windows 11.

To do that, open the Window Clock app.

Click on the Start menu and use the search box to find the Clock app. Then, under Best match, select the click Clock app to open.

windows search for clock app on start menu
windows search for the clock app on the start menu

Once the app opens, click the Settings button at the bottom left.

windows clock app settings button
Windows clock app settings button

On the Click Settings pane, select the “End of break sound‘ tile, then toggle the button on the right to the On position not to enable alarm sound after a Focus break session.

To turn off or disable the alarm sound, toggle the button to the Off position.

windows end of break sound enable or disable
windows End of break sound enable or disable

That should do it

Conclusion:

This post showed you how to turn the End of session break sound on or off after the End of a focus session. Please use the comment form below if you find any errors above or have something to add.

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