Sounds for WhatsApp is a free app that lets you download ringtones to use as a notification sound on WhatsApp from an Android phone. The service can also be used in other applications and features a gallery of dozens of songs, separated into categories such as games, alarms, cars, bells, instruments and more. Once you find the option you want, you can set it as a notification sound for new messages or ringing calls without leaving the platform.
In the following tutorial, check out how to use the WhatsApp Sounds app to change the messenger notification ringtone. This feature is useful for anyone interested in customizing the experience in the world's most popular app. The procedure was performed on a Moto E5 Plus with Android 8.0 Oreo, but the tips also apply to other devices with the Google system. Remember that the tool is not available for Apple iPhone (iOS).
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Learn how to customize the sound of WhatsApp notifications. Photo: Helito Bijora / TechTudo
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Step 1. Install Sounds for WhatsApp from the TechTudo page. When you open the app, select the category of sounds you want to explore. Then touch a song to play. To use it as a notification sound or phone, go over the button in the lower right corner of the screen;
Select the desired sound in the WhatsApp Sounds app Photo: Playback / Helito Beggiora
Step 2. From the menu that appears, choose whether you want to use music as a ringtone for your phone or message notification. An alert appears at the bottom of the screen to inform you that the chosen sound has been set as a notification or call ringtone;
Set ringtone for notifications or calls in WhatsApp Sounds Photo: Play / Helito Beggiora
Step 3. If your WhatsApp ringtone has not changed, go to the messenger settings and tap "Notifications";
Open WhatsApp notification settings to include ringtone from WhatsApp Sounds Photo: Play / Helito Beggiora
Step 4. In "Messages", open "Notification Sound", select "Default Notification Sound" and go to "OK". Repeat for "Group" and "Call" items.
Select system default notification sound to validate app Sounds for WhatsApp Photo: Play / Helito Beggiora
Ready. Take advantage of tips for customizing chat notification sounds with the Sounds app for WhatsApp.
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