Getting Started with SnoreLab

SnoreLab is an app that records your snoring, giving you objective data to help find the solutions that work for you.

By measuring nightly changes in your snoring intensity with SnoreLab, you can try different anti-snoring remedies and techniques and hopefully discover one which really works.

Crucially, SnoreLab also allows you to hear what you sound like so you don’t just have to take your partner’s word for it! We find this can be a dramatic revelation which spurs you to take action.

This is our concise guide to getting started with SnoreLab …

Select relevant remedies and factors


Do you have a blocked nose? Did you shower before bed? Are you trying any specific remedies to help your snoring?

It’s a great idea to keep track of all of these factors and remedies in SnoreLab. This can help you identify the things that trigger your snoring and what measures help you to snore less.

If you don’t see the appropriate remedy or factor, remember, you can create your own! Simply tap the Create New button to make custom remedies and factors.


Make use of our soundscapes and alarm clock


Before starting your session, consider setting a delay. This means that SnoreLab won’t record the noises you make before you finally get to sleep. This is done by pressing the Time to Sleep button on the Start screen.

Here, you can also choose a relaxing soundscape to help you drift off. This will cut off once SnoreLab starts recording.

By setting SnoreLab’s alarm clock, your session will automatically stop at this chosen time. Our selection of sounds slowly fade in to gently wake you up.


Press Start and place the phone down


Once you’re ready, press the Start button and put your phone face-down near to your bed.

We recommend having your phone about an arm’s length away from your face with the device’s microphones facing towards you.

Having the phone face-down isn’t vital – this simply allows you to keep the device unlocked whilst making use of the phone’s proximity sensor to turn off the screen. This means that if you want to check your phone during the night, there aren’t any annoying unlocking procedures to go through.


Go to sleep and let SnoreLab do its thing


Overnight, SnoreLab will listen to you snore. We use sophisticated snore detection algorithms to calculate your scores and give you a picture of what you sound like.

Remember, you can pause the monitoring if you get up in the middle of the night.

In the morning, when you are ready to end your session, use the slide button to stop the session.

You can then register your Rest Rating – a great way of tracking how your snoring affects your sleep quality.


See your results and listen to your sounds


Now to assess the damage!

SnoreLab gives you a Snore Score: our unique measurement of snoring intensity. We also give you a breakdown of how long you were snoring and at what levels – quiet, light, loud and epic!

But don’t take our word for it – by tapping on the chart, you can listen to the sounds you make for yourself. Use the control panel to scroll through your recordings, or drag the blue dot to the point on the chart you want to listen to.

SnoreLab’s default is to save 20 audio samples per night, but you can opt to listen to audio for the entire night with Full Night Recording.


Add notes and look at your trends


If there’s anything that you think might be related to your snoring – make a note of it. Perhaps you woke up with a dry mouth, or had to use the bathroom several times? Snoring is complicated so getting to the root of it needs as much information as possible.

You can also edit factors such as your weight (a hugely important influence on snoring) and any of the remedies and factors.

The Trends view summarises all of this information. Here, you can see what impact your selected remedies and factors are having – a valuable tool when trying to find the best snoring solutions for you.


This is a short introduction to SnoreLab; there are lots of other features and tools in the app. You can find out more about these and how to interpret your results in our FAQs. You can also get in touch with us on support@snorelab.com

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