How To Change The Notification Sound in Gmail For Android

How To Change The Notification Sound in Gmail For Android

On an Android phone there is a notification ringtone which will be used by default for all notifications. In this tutorial for our beginning Android users, we’ll find out.
The Gmail app allows you to specify a different notification ringtone which can be quite useful for having the default for SMS messages and something else for new emails.

Default notification ringtone:

The default notification ringtone for all apps etc is at:

Android Setttings -> Sound -> Notification Ringtone

This will be used for everything unless specified differently in each app, when it can be specified in the app.

The notification sound my Android device was making every time I received an email message was annoying. And, I had to change the ringtone.

Change Email Ringtone Notification Sound. Here’s how it’s done.

1.  Open the Gmail app.

2- Touch the Menu button located at the upper-left corner.

3- Touch the “Settings”.

gmail settings

4-Select the email address associated with the account for which you want to modify notifications.

gmail adress

5- Select “Inbox sound & vibrate “. Some versions may say “Manage notifications“.

gmail inbox sound


A list of different notification sounds will appear. Tap on a tone to listen to it then tap DONE to select it.

gmail notification sounds

That’s it!


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