How to Change the Notification Sounds for the Gmail App

Objective

  • To view and change the notifications for Gmail

Environment

Procedure

Android 7 and Below
  1. Open Gmail
  2. Tap the three dashes on the upper left corner
  3. Tap Settings
  4. Tap your email address
  5. Ensure Notifications is checked
  6. Tap Inbox notifications
  7. Tap Sound
  8. Choose a Ringtone
    • Note: We recommend setting it to something other than Default notification sound and None.
  9. Tap OK
Android 8 and 11
  1. Open Gmail
  2. Tap the three dashes on the upper left corner
  3. Tap Settings
  4. Tap your email address
  5. Ensure Notifications is not set to None
  6. Tap Manage Notifications
  7. Tap Sound
  8. Choose a Ringtone
    • Note: We recommend setting it to something other than Default notification sound and None.
  9. Tap OK (or the back arrow if OK is not available)
Android 9 and 10
  1. Open Gmail
  2. Tap the three dashes on the upper left corner
  3. Tap Settings
  4. Tap your email address
  5. Ensure Notifications is checked
  6. Tap Manage Notifications
  7. Tap Advanced
  8. Tap Sound
  9. Choose a Ringtone
    • Note: We recommend setting it to something other than Default notification sound and None.
  10. Tap OK (or the back arrow if OK is not available)

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