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I just upgraded from a 7 Edge to an S20.  I used to be able to assign different sounds to different apps so I could differentiate between notifications without having to look at my phone.  I cannot figure out how to do it on the S20.  I cannot stand having the same sound for every single notification. Anyone know how to change this?  Thanks. 

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@kafunk4: You can apply individual notification sounds to apps by going to Settings > Apps > Select the relevant app from the list > Notifications > Notification Sound. Different apps have different notification options, so have a play around to see what options are available to you.
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There is not a "notification sound" option on the S20.Screenshot_20200407-170731_Settings.jpg

 

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Also, I would rather the phone use the Apps alert sounds.   Like Life 360 or ESPN for example have it's own alert sounds.  Is there a way for me to allow it to play the sounds affiliated with the App

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No such thing as "Notification Sound" in the Galaxy S20. :thinking-face:

I would suggest that you make sure that your info is accurate before you waste people's time by giving garbage.:shocked-face-with-exploding-head:

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ok I have figured it out.  Start in settings. Go to notifications (photo) or apps.  Go to preferred app.  Then go to "Device Level Notifications " and in there you will see the spot to change to sound for the app.  20200627_193705.jpg

 

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No help. There is no Notification Sound under Notifications.

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no finding this on my S20 either
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Hi guys,

 

Just to expand on what AndrewL said above (and hopefully help out any confusion!): different apps will have different Notification options; so this will be one of those things where you’ll need to explore all of the Notification options you’ve got for a specific app to see which options/categories you can change the sound on.

 

For example, in Settings > Notifications > See all > Spotify, on my UK S10 BTU on the latest One UI 2.1 version:

 

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Going into that Playback category:

 

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And Spotify Music category:

 

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(With the same sound options to choose from as above.)

 

That's not always going to be the same for other apps though.


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In the S20 Plus, the sound is under "Other Notifications" for each app...

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