How to change notification sounds on your Android device

Notifications are necessary, but if you need to check your phone regularly, they might become a distraction. The musical settings on cellphones can be lackluster at best, and rather, overwhelming. As a result, it’s best to assign priority tones to specific apps so that only the most important alerts are heard. // change notification sounds on your Android device//

Do you want your inbox to beep differently than your calendar alerts? Your smartphone can provide you with a more personalized and inviting experience. We’ll show you how to customize sounds for each app so that important notifications don’t go unnoticed.

How to change notification sounds on your Android device

Set a Custom Alert Sound in Settings

  1. Navigate to Settings > Apps> Your apps (the menu names may be slightly different on some devices).
  2. Select the app for which you want to create a custom tone.
  3. Tap Notifications on the app’s information page, then toggle the Show notifications slider button.
  4. On the Notifications page for each app, you’ll be able to see a variety of notification categories, such as General or Device-level notifications.
  5. And then Choose the appropriate category and select Alert.
  6. Scroll down to the Sound section on the Notifications category page.
  7. It displays the app’s default tone when it is enabled.
  8. To modify the settings, tap Sound and select your desired notification tone from the list.

Set an MP3 as a Custom Alert

Most likely, you have a large number of music files downloaded to your smartphone. You can use them as a kind of notification alert. 

Keep in mind that the audio file must be saved locally in your file manager app’s Notifications folder. This is how you can do it:

  1. Open the My Files or File Manager app on your device.
  2. Go to the Categories > Audio > Music folder (s).
  3. Tap Move after selecting the MP3 file of your choice.
  4. Return to My Files > Categories > Audio > Notifications and press Move here to transfer and store the file locally.
  5. Return to Settings > Apps > Your apps and choose the app for which you want to create a custom alert.
  6. Navigate to the Sound settings (described in the first section), and you’ll see the music file has been added to the list.
  7. Tap the file to make it your personalised or custom alert tone.

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