How to change the notification sound from Messenger?


Tired of this well-known, distinctive sound signaling the arrival of a new message on Facebook Messenger ? It is an extremely popular application and the same audio can be heard anywhere in public as well as when meeting friends. See how to change Messenger notification sound as well as how to change Messenger sound to your own and unique .

Changing Messenger Sound – Is It Even Possible?

The sound of Facebook Messenger messages becomes boring or just annoying after a while. Many people leave it the same, which means it can be heard almost anywhere. Luckily, the Messenger app lets you change the sound to whatever sound is available on your phone, or completely unique.

We can change the sound of the incoming messenger, as well as edit the call ringtone (if we use the voice chat option in Messenger).

How to change Messenger Sound – Messages

To edit sounds in Messenger:

  • Turn on Messenger, go to the main application screen (thread list) and select the gear icon in the upper right corner.
  • You will find all available messenger options here. In the next step, you go to the ” Notifications ” tab , where the user notification settings for new messages or calls are displayed.
  • To change the tone of the message, tap ” Call Alert „. A new window will appear with a list of notification sounds available in the application. In this way, you will change your Messenger sound to another one, proposed by the developers of this program .

How to change the sound on Messenger – voice calls

If you want to change the sound of the voice calls from Facebook Messenger, select it with the option “ Free call ringtone ”. There you will find a list of available sounds that are intended for use by the users of the application.


How to change the Messenger notification sound to your own?

To change the notification sounds in Messenger for your own, proceed as in the above instructions.

  • First go to the main screen of the Messenger application and then go to the options (the gear icon).
  • Choose if you want to change the message or voice call sound, then select the appropriate option.
  • The list of available sounds will appear in front of you again.
  • To choose your own, you need to download it in advance (eg to a computer or a phone. It is necessary that the sound or song you choose is saved in MP3 format for the application to process it.
  • Then it is necessary to transfer the sound to the internal memory of the phone, to the directory „ringtones”. Only when the ringtone is in this directory will it also appear in the ringtone list and you can use it as Messenger sound.

After following these steps, you can enjoy the sound of your favorite music!