How to Set Multiple Timers At Once in iOS 17 on iPhone 

Whether you are a workaholic or someone who often has to carry out multiple tasks at once, chances are you would appreciate the flexibility to set multiple timers at once in iOS 17 on your iPhone. As someone who often has to take on more than one task at a time, I have found this feature a notable addition to the Clock app. Probably, the best part about it is the ability to keep track of and manage all the running timers right from the iPhone Lock Screen. So, what’s stopping you from bringing this super handy feature into action?  

Use Multiple Timers At Once on iPhone in iOS 17 or Later

To begin with, let’s briefly discuss this all-new feature!

What is a Multi-Timer Feature in iOS 17?

As the name itself implies, the multi-timer is primed to let you stay in sync with multiple tasks and complete them at the right time. Many a time, we get into situations where we are left with no other option but to handle too many things at once. Be it preparing the lunch or completing your Maths project or planning the big fat birthday party that is just around the corner, you’ve got to be at your best to get everything done perfectly. Well, this is when the multi-timer comes into play. 

Set and Track Multiple Timers Simultaneously on Your iPhone 

  • First off, open the Clock app on your iPhone. 
  • Now, tap on the Timer tab at the bottom right corner of the screen. 
  • Next, customize your timer as usual. For instance, adjust the hour, minutes, or seconds as per your needs. 
  • After that, add a suitable label for your timer. For instance, party planning. 
  • After that, tap on the When Timer Ends option and choose the preferred sound. Once the timer ends, you will hear this sound as confirmation. 
Set and Track Multiple Timers on Your iPhone
  • You can repeat the same process to set as many timers as you need. 
  • Then after, tap on the Start button and you are good to go!

Track Your Ongoing Timers from iPhone Lock Screen or Notification Center 

  • Keeping a tab on the running timers is as straightforward as it can ever be. 
  • Press the power button to lock your iPhone. Or swipe down from the top of the display to bring up the Notification Center. 
  • Now, tap on the grouped timers to view all the running timers on the screen. 

Pause or Stop a Timer From iPhone Lock Screen or Notification Center

  • Press the side button to lock the screen -> then unlock your device and authenticate using Face ID or Touch ID. Or, just swipe down from the top of the screen to access the Notification Center.
  • Then, hit the grouped timers to see all the running timers. 
  • Now, hit the pause button to pause your timer. 
  • If you want to stop or cancel the timer, just tap on the X button
Track Multiple Timers on Your iPhone

Delete a Useless Timer on Your iPhone 

  • Go to the Clock tab on your iPhone -> tap on the Timer tab at the bottom right corner of the screen. 
  • Then, swipe left from the right and hit the red Delete button to get rid of any timer. Or, just swipe all the way to the left of a timer to delete it.
Delete a Useless Timer on Your iPhone

Signing off…

That’s it! I hope setting and managing multiple timers will no longer be a hassle for you. If you still have any doubts about this new multi-timer feature, do not forget to shoot the questions via the comments below. 

Read more: How to Use iOS 17 Live Stickers in WhatsApp on iPhone 

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Rajesh Mishra

Co-founder/Editor-in-Chief: Rajesh Mishra (Your beloved “R.K” 360 Reader Voice) is a Shakespearean poet at heart who turned a tech nerd while having a secret rendezvous with iPhone 4. When that rendezvous turned obsession, he let go of his hard-core political journalism in favour of the lifelong love-affair with technology. In a career spanning one and a half decades, Mr. Mishra has crafted over 8K articles and around 2K YouTube videos. He is probably the only journalist alive with this unique achievement. When he is not at his desk, you may find him either engrossed in a Deathmatch or chasing Wordsworth!

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