With so many applications installed on Android smartphones sending a lot of notifications on a daily basis. It gets difficult to recognise and figure out which application sent notification or if it’s of any importance.
This can be difficult especially while you are doing some work that requires concentration. To make this easy one can set different notification sounds for each application. Wish to do the same? Here are 3 tricks to use different notification sounds for apps on Android smartphones.
From the phone’s setting
It would be to your surprise that this method has been integrated into your android smartphone for a long time and is very simple to use as well. Google added this feature after Android 8.0 Oreo and most of the devices in the market will be running it or above. So here is how you can do it.
Step 1 – Open Settings.
Step 2 – Open Apps & Notifications (or similar settings depending on the smartphone you are using).
Step 3 – Select the application you want to set the notification for.
Step 4 – In the setting select Notification Option.
Step 5 – There will be different notification options to choose from. Choose accordingly.
Step 6 – Tap on the “Sound” option to change the notification sound.
Follow the same steps for each application to setup custom notification for each one of them.
Applications have started to include this setting natively. The below method is just an example of how to do it. Following these steps in any other different application will produce the same results.
Step 1 – Open the desired application you want to change notification of.
Step 2 – Head to the application’s setting to find out Notification(or similar setting).
Step 3 – Select from different options you want to change the sound for.
Step 4 – Change the notification sound accordingly for each setting you wish.
Go to different applications and change the setting of each to get different notification sounds.
Using third party application
There are many third-party applications available in the Play Store to select from. Among these our selection is ZEDGE. The application works flawlessly and has tons of wallpaper and ringtones to choose from.
With so many options to select from, most of the features in the application are free. Here is how to use ZEDGE to change the notification sound of your android smartphone.
Step 1 – Head to the Play Store and install the ZEDGE application.
Step 2 – Open the app and press the burger icon on the top left corner of the screen
Step 3 – Select the notification option.
Step 4 – There will be a lot of tunes available to download.
Step 5 – Select the tune accordingly and press the download option.
Step 6 – After the download button is pressed there will be options to set the tone as notification, ringtone or alarm. Choose the notification and you are good to go.
The application is free mostly, but to get some extra premium wallpapers and ringtones users can pay a small monthly or annual fee to support the developers.
These are simple 3 to use different notification sounds for apps on Android and avoid confusion. One can add more sounds externally by connecting through a computer system as well to get a variety to select from.
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