How do I change my text message alert tone on my Samsung Galaxy S7 or S7 Edge?

How do I change my text message alert tone on my Samsung Galaxy S7 or S7 Edge?

How do I change my text message alert tone?

You have the option to choose either a notification sound preloaded to your device or to upload a personalised tone.

1 To set your text notification sound using a sound that came with your device:

Skip to Step 2 to add a custom audio file as a notification sound.

 

1.1. From the home screen, choose Apps.

Tap Apps

1.2. Choose Messages.

Messages icon is selected

1.3. Choose More.

MORE button is selected

1.4. Choose Settings.

Tap Settings

1.5. Choose Notifications.

Notifications menu is selected

1.6. Choose Notification sound.

Notification sound menu is selected

1.7. Choose the sound you’d like.

Do I Wanna Know sound is selected
2 To set your text notification sound using a sound that came with your device:

To add a custom audio file as a notification sound, firstly please make sure you have the file downloaded onto your device.

Please note that depending on file type and copyright, you may be unable to use certain songs for this purpose.

 

2.1. From the home screen, choose Apps.

Tap Apps

2.2. Choose My Files. (This could be inside a folder as below.)

My Files icon is selected

2.3. Choose which location the audio file is stored in.

Device storage and SD card option is displayed

2.4. Choose the folder where the audio file is stored.

Audio menu is selected

2.5. Press and hold on the audio file.

Do I Wanna Know MP3 file is selected

2.6. Choose More.

MORE button is selected

2.7. Choose Copy.

Copy menu is selected

2.8. Choose Device Storage.

Device storage menu is selected

2.9. Choose Notifications.

Notifications menu is selected

2.10. Choose Done. You have now made the file available as a notification sound. Follow the steps from step 11 to set this sound as your default notification.

Select Done

2.11. From the home screen, choose Apps.

Tap Apps

2.12. Choose Messages.

Messages icon is selected

2.13. Choose More.

MORE button is selected

2.14. Choose Settings.

Tap Settings

2.15. Choose Notifications.

Notifications menu is selected

2.16. Choose Notification sound.

Notification sound menu is selected

2.17. Choose the title of the audio file.

Do I Wanna Know sound is selected

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