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Apple Remote

Overview

Sleepytime offers the ability to snooze the alarm using the Apple Remote. Because Sleepytime depends on the player's support for the Apple Remote, it is limited in some ways:

Full Apple Remote support with iTunes

If you are using Sleepytime to control iTunes, you can use the Apple Remote to control it as usual. You can skip tracks, pause or resume it, or change the music's volume. When the alarm starts, you can use your Apple Remote to snooze the alarm by simply pressing "Pause" on the remote. The alarm will be snoozed for the duration specified in the snooze window. This duration can be adjusted the first time the snooze window pops up.

Limitations with other players

Because Sleepytime depends on a player's support for the Apple Remote and players other than iTunes have less control over the Apple Remote, it is only possible to snooze the alarm with the Apple Remote under the following conditions when using a player other than iTunes with Sleepytime:
  1. The screen must not be turned off or locked.
  2. The player must be pause-able through the Apple Remote.
If these two conditions are met, then you will be able to snooze the alarm using the Apple Remote when using a player other than iTunes. It isn't very practical, but unfortunately there is no effective solution to this behaviour — yet (at least not until the Mac App Store requirements loosen a bit).