Rise & Shine Lite 4+

Peter Matthews

Designed for iPhone

    • 3.1 • 34 Ratings
    • Free

iPhone Screenshots


Rise & Shine allows your iPhone wake you up in a more natural manner.

Maybe you are affected by SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder) and want the benefits of waking up to a slowly fading light source.

Or maybe you don’t like waking up with a jolt to the sound of your alarm every morning!

Rise & Shine also has all the usual functions of a normal alarm clock and more:

Fade up light slowly to wake you in a more natural manner – can be set to fade up to 20 minutes before alarm

Flash light rapidly to wake you without the need for a loud alarm

Choose from your photo library and wake up to the image of a loved one!

Choose from 10 built in sounds or create a playlist from your iPod music to wake up to.

Features a large LCD clock display with details of the next alarm - just touch the screen to see what it happening now and what will happen next.

Choose from nine different clock colors

Portrait and Landscape modes.

Ambient, Standard, Music and Seasonal

Option to fade up sound over 20 mins

Torch mode – just shake the device and it becomes a torch

Vibrate mode

Snooze – 5 minute snooze mode can be enabled

This application MUST run in the foreground. It is recommended you keep your device plugged in due to the time the application will be running.

What’s New

Version 5.2

Changed scroll wheels to IOS14.0 time input style

Ratings and Reviews

3.1 out of 5
34 Ratings

34 Ratings

Kristabeth24 ,

Does just what it needs to do

I agree with the other reviewers that the clock is too bright at night. I just turn my phone upside down which doesn't allow me to enjoy the wake up with light feature. However, I do enjoy the gently fading music and the peaceful tones. Its a nice way to wake up. It's a simple app that does what it claims to do.

Upset user zzzz ,

I hate the new upgrade :(

Everything was changed and I hate it. I liked it just the way it was and I am frustrated that it was upgraded without my choosing. Every setting is different and more complicated, if I keep this app I would need to get used to a new sound (don't like the new wind chime sound), take extra steps to set/turn on the alarm, adjust to different lighting/fade in, and lastly, the "snooze" and "cancel" buttons used to be different colors and farther apart-- now they are written smaller, are the same color and are closer together--making it easier to confuse the two when half asleep/just waking up.
Very disappointed. I used to love this app and told others to try it. Now I'm thinking of deleting it :(


Failed to Wake Me Up

This app sounded like what I was looking for, but then I woke up an hour after my set alarm...no light came on, no sound.

Not sure what else I need to configure, but this didn’t work like I thought it would or it says it would. Maybe you need to keep your phone unlocked and on for it to work, but who does that? My phone locks after a couple of seconds...

Developer Response ,

Yes your phone must be unlocked for this to work. This is as per Apple design - application can't unlock your phone. This is stated in both the help and also as a notification when you lock your phone after starting the alarm.

App Privacy

The developer, Peter Matthews, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Not Collected

The developer does not collect any data from this app.

Privacy practices may vary, for example, based on the features you use or your age. Learn More

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