How to Change Notification Sounds for Different Apps on Android

Last Updated on January 19, 2022 by Bestusefultips

Do you want to set notification sounds for specific apps on your stock Android phones? In this tutorial, we show you the steps to change notification sound for different apps on Android stock OS like Android 12, Android 11, Android 10, etc. You can set different notification sounds for different apps like WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram, etc. Also, mute or stop vibration for each app on your Android devices.

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How to Change App Notification Sounds on Android

You can change notification sounds for specific apps (Individual apps) on Android (2022) using the below-given process.

Step 1: Swipe down the notification panel twice at the top and tap on the Settings icon.

Step 2: Tap on Apps.

Change notification sounds for specific apps Android device

Step 3: Tap See all apps.

WhatsApp notification sound on stock Android phone

Step 4: Select the app (WhatsApp) you want to set app specific notification sound Android.

How to Change App Notification Sounds on Android phone

Step 5: Tap on Notifications.

You can see three options under the chats section including “all chats notifications, group notifications, and message notifications”.

How to Change Notification Sounds for Different Apps on Android

 

Step 6: Scroll and tap on the option from the above list (Message notifications) under the chats section.

How to Change Text Message Notification Sound on Android Phone and tablet

Step 7: Scroll again and tap on Sound.

Change notification sounds for specific apps on Android Phone

Step 8: Tap on My sound (Choose custom notification sound) or default notification sound.

Set custom tone on your stock Android

Step 9: Choose a Notification sound from your phone.

Now, add a custom tone to your phone.

Set different notification sounds for different apps Android Phone

Step 10: Select a notification sound and tap on Save at the top right corner.

Change notification sounds for Individual apps on Android device

Alternative Way: Long press on the app icon > Tap on i icon > Follow above given steps 5 to 9

How to Change Notification Sound on Android – Android 12, Android 11

It will change all notification sound you receive messages on your Android devices.

Step 1: Go to Phone settings.

Sound and vibration settings on stock Android OS

Step 2: Scroll down and tap on Sound and vibration.

Change default Notification Sound on Android device

Step 3: Scroll down again and tap on Default notification sound.

Step 4: Tap on My sounds (Custom notification sound) or default category sounds.

Step 5: Select the Sound from your phone.

Step 6: Choose a notification sound and tap on Save at the top right corner.

How to Set Custom Notification Sound Android (2022) Stock OS – Pixels

Step 1: Go to Phone settings.

Step 2: Scroll down and tap on Sound and vibration.

Step 3: Scroll down again and tap on Default notification sound.

Step 4: Tap on My sounds.

Set Custom Notification Sound Android stock OS

Step 5: Tap on the + icon at the bottom right corner.

Step 6: Choose a Notification tone from your phone.

Step 7: Select a Sound from the list and tap on Save at the upper right corner.

How to Change Text Message Notification Sound on Android

You can set a custom text message tone on your Android phone using the given settings.

Step 1: Open the Messages app in your stock Android.

Step 2: Tap on Three vertical dots (More) at the top right corner.

Step 3: Tap Settings.

Step 4: Tap on Notifications.

Step 5: Tap on Behaviour, sound, and more.

Change Text Message Notification Sound on Android stock OS

Step 6: Tap on Incoming messages.

How to Change Text Message Notification Sound on Android Phone and tablet

Step 7: Tap on Sound.

Step 8: Select custom sound or default sounds from your device.

Step 9: Choose a sound and tap on Save at the top right corner.

And that’s all. Do you still have any questions about changing notification sounds for different apps on Android? Tell us in below comment box.

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2 comments

  1. So how do I change the sound for a specific app on 8.0? I have an older phone

    • To change the sound for a specific app on your Android Oreo 8.0, go to Settings > Apps & notifications > See all apps > Select the App (We choose WhatsApp) > Notifications > Message notification > Advanced > Sound > Choose sound.

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