How to Set Custom Notification Sounds for Different Apps on Samsung Galaxy Phones

Android allows you to select various notification tones for important apps. Your most frequently used apps’ distinctive notification sounds will help you identify which one is providing notifications. Here’s how to set up personalised notification sounds for the apps on your Samsung Galaxy phone.

Changes can be made through the Android Settings menu, or you can configure unique notification sounds through an app’s settings menu. You can customise a distinct ringtone for individual chats or groups in certain apps like WhatsApp or Telegram. Set it to Gmail, WhatsApp, Facebook, and Slack, among other well-known apps.

Custom Notification Sounds for Different Apps


USE PHONE SETTINGS

On the One UI Android skin, Samsung employs a separate Settings menu. The Settings menu is where you can modify an app’s sound. Each category has a separate personalised notification sound setting. Allow us to demonstrate.

Step 1: Swipe up from the One UI home screen to open the app drawer menu.

Step 2: Open Settings app.

Step 3: Scroll to Apps.

Step 4: Check all your installed apps in alphabetical order. Select any app. Let’s check Facebook for an example.

Step 5: Open Notifications.

Step 6: Select ‘Notification categories.’

Step 7: Select notification type from the following menu.

Step 8: Tap Sound and select the sound picker menu.

Step 9: Select a custom sound.

You’ll need to repeat these steps for all the app notification categories for a customized experience.


SET DIFFERENT NOTIFICATION SOUNDS FOR EMAIL ACCOUNTS IN GMAIL

For several email accounts, you may also configure unique notification sounds in Gmail. So that you know if the incoming email is from the work account or the personal one.

Step 1: Open the Gmail app on your Android phone.

Step 2: Select the hamburger menu in the top-left corner.

 Custom Notification Sounds for Different Apps

Step 3: Open Settings.

Step 4: Select an email account.

Step 5: Tap Notification sounds.

Step 6: Select Notification sound and tap See more.

Step 7: Pick a different sound from the following menu.


SET DIFFERENT NOTIFICATION SOUND FOR WHATSAPP ON ANDROID

You may customise different notification sounds for individual chats and groups in WhatsApp for Android. Even better, you can designate a unique sound alarm for a selected contact or group. For example, with WhatsApp, you may choose a unique notification sound for your loved one and turn off sound alerts for obnoxious groups. What you must do is as follows.

Step 1: Launch WhatsApp on your Samsung Galaxy phone.

Step 2: Tap the kebab (three vertical dots) menu in the top-right corner and open Settings.

 Custom Notification Sounds for Different Apps

Step 3: Select ‘Notifications.’

Step 4: Open ‘Notification tone’ under Messages and pick a custom sound.

Step 5: You can change WhatsApp group notifications from the same menu.


Set Custom Notification Sound for a Specific Contact in WhatsApp

 

Step 1: Open any contact or group in WhatsApp.

Step 2: Tap the name at the top.

Step 3: Select Custom notifications.

Step 4: Enable the checkmark beside ‘Use custom notifications’.

Step 5: Change notification tone, vibrate pattern, and even WhatsApp call ringtone.


SET DIFFERENT NOTIFICATION SOUNDS FOR MESSENGER ON ANDROID

Another well-liked IM (Instant Messaging) programme for Android is Messenger. For Messenger contacts, you may also choose a specific notification sound.

Step 1: Launch Messenger app and select any chat thread.

Step 2: Tap the contact name at the top.

Step 3: Select Notification sounds.

Step 4: Tap the radio button beside a new notification sound, and you are good to go.

You can repeat the same for your frequently-used contacts in Messenger for a better experience.


SET CUSTOM RINGTONE FOR DIFFERENT CONTACTS ON SAMSUNG

It’s time to establish personalised call ringtones on your Samsung after customising notification sounds for various apps. You can easily set a different ringtone for your parents or spouse.

Step 1: Open the Contacts app on your Samsung phone.

Step 2: Select a contact and the Edit icon at the bottom.

Step 3: Tap View more.

Step 4: Tap Ringtone.

Step 5: Pick a different ringtone for the contact.

CUSTOMIZE YOUR GALAXY EXPERIENCE

You don’t need to keep checking your Samsung phone for new notifications. You can guess from the notification sound and give attention accordingly.