How To Set Custom SMS/MMS Notification Tones for a Contact


  • Set Custom SMS/MMS Notification Tones for a Contact/Conversation


  • Android Messages or Republic Anywhere 2.052 


  1. Open the messaging app (Messages or Anywhere)
  2. Tap on the conversation with the Contact for which you want to set up a custom notification tone
  3. Tap the three dots in the top right corner of the screen, then:
    • For Messages, tap Details
    • For Anywhere, tap People & Options
  4. Tap Notifications
    • For Messages, tap Advanced
  5. Tap Sound
  6. Choose a Sound, and then tap OK
    • On older Android devices, instead of tapping OK, simply tap the back arrow

Additional Notes

 These steps will also work for a 'Group Conversation' in Android Messages, but not in Republic Anywhere.

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