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Support Different Notification Sound for E-Mail & SMS

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by junkiepilot, May 26, 2010.

  1. junkiepilot

    junkiepilot Well-Known Member
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    As the tile suggests, is it possible to set a different notifiaction sound for E-Mail & SMS? I cannot find this option anywhere.
     

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  2. brykins

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    Messages -> Menu -> Settings -> Notification Sound (to set your SMS sound)
    Gmail -> Menu -> Settings -> Select Ringtone (to set your email sound)
     
  3. junkiepilot

    junkiepilot Well-Known Member
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    Thanks but maybe i should have been more specific. Not G-Mail, but exchange or hotmail accounts (using the stock mail application).
     
  4. brykins

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    Don't have the stock Email app set up here but I would imagine that there's a similar setting, isn't there?

    Other option is K-9 Mail (free on the Market) which I know has settings for the notification sound for each account.
     
  5. junkiepilot

    junkiepilot Well-Known Member
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    I can't find these settings in the stock mail app. K-9 Mail is only known to work with Microsoft Exchange 2003 with "basic authentication". No good for me running exchange 2007. Thanks for your suggestions though.
     
  6. brykins

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    You're quite right....no option to change it in Mail. Guess only option id to set your email tone as the default message tone in the Android settings, then a different sms tone in the messages app.
     
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  7. junkiepilot

    junkiepilot Well-Known Member
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    Perfect solution. Why didn't I think of that? Many thanks works like a charm.
     
  8. partymonster

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    In K-9, open the app, choose the account you wish to edit (I have 3) by long pressing the account. Choose Account settings/notifications from the options, and choose the tone you like.
    I have K-9 set to retrieve from 3 POP3 accounts.
     
  9. wdoland

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    I just got my Android and want to change the sound for email and text messages. I know how to choose the sound in settings, but where is the Messages app and how do I find the menu?
     
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