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Assign different notification sound for SMS & Email?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by UKseagull, Jul 13, 2010.

  1. UKseagull

    UKseagull Well-Known Member
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    Hi folks, is there a way to assign a different notification sound for SMS & email notifications? I don't really want to have to use a different messaging app just to do this though. Thanks very much.
     

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  2. JohnnyBravo1000

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    You can set and change your SMS notification by going into Messages > Settings.

    You can do the same with e-mail by accessing Googlemail > Settings.

    You can enter Mail > Settings and enable notifications for other e-mail addresses, but you can't change the sound in here. I think the phone uses the selected notification sound for all emails.
     
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  3. anoniemouse

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    Tone picker is an excellent app & free, this allows you to easily select music files as your ringtone & message tone it will even let you use music for notification tones.
     
  4. JohnnyBravo1000

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    I've just done a few tests and I can confirm that the Desire does use the selected notification sound and settings for all emails.
     
  5. UKseagull

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    Thanks for the suggestion. :) I can change the notification sound for SMS but don't seem to have the option to select a different sound with the mail settings. It just gives the 'use notification' option. :thinking:

    I'll take a look at Tone picker, thanks for that.

    Edit: tried Tone Picker but it doesn't have the right options either, unless I'm missing something obvious?
     
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    This worked for me but after a few days I think the custom file became corrupt and is no longer usable. I tried mp3 and wav. Also note the custom ringtone i put on the phone has worked since day one.
     
  7. JohnnyBravo1000

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    If you go to Googlemail and press Menu>Settings you can customise the notification sound etc in there. That will then be used for other email as well, providing you have the notification box ticked of course! :)
     
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    Will this work for hotmail too mate? I really wanna change my notification tone for hotmail email. I am using Exchange for Android 2.x for all my hotmail emails.

    Thanks for your help. ;)
     
  9. UKseagull

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