How to Set Individual Text Tones on S9

The Samsung Galaxy S9 is basically designed in such a way that you can receive sound and vibration notification. Whenever you guys receive a new text message. You can also learn how to change the ringtone for your text message notification on your Samsung Galaxy S9 smartphone as well. This article is actually intended in order to help you go through this process effortlessly. But, note that this tutorial is only intended for those who are using the default inbuilt Samsung messaging app as well. But if you are using a different third party messaging app, then these steps may not apply to that. Today we will discuss How to Set Individual Text Tones on S9.

How to Set Individual Text Tones on S9

If you guys are not happy with these notification tone that sounds whenever you receive a text message on your Samsung Galaxy S9 smart device. Then you can also change it with these steps, have a look.

Set your individual text tones on s9 to Pre-Installed Sound

  • First, open the “Messages” app.
  • Then tap “Menu” located at the upper-right corner.
  • Choose “Settings“.
  • Now choose “Notifications“.
  • Also make sure that the “Messages” switch is toggled to “On“.
  • Now select “General notifications” > “Sound“.
  • Choose the notification sound you want to use, then click on “OK
  • Then choose the Back arrow, then perform the same steps under the “New messages” option on the “APP NOTIFICATIONS” screen as well.

Pre-Installed Sound

Set your individual text tones on s9 to Specific Contacts

  • First, open the “Contacts” app.
  • Choose the contact you want to change text notification for.
  • Click on “Edit” (Top of the screen).
  • You have to scroll down to the bottom and then click on“More”.
  • Then tap “Message Tone”.
  • Choose the tone from the list. (Tone will then play so you can make sure it is the correct one).
  • Click on the left arrow that is at the top left of the screen.
  • Click on “Save” at the top right of the screen as well.

Setting Custom individual text tones on s9

If you guys have a custom sound file in a supported form for example MP3 or WAV format. Then you can set them as your text ringtone on your Galaxy S9 via these steps.

  • You have to copy the sound file to your Galaxy S9. Use these steps in order to connect the phone to your PC to copy files.
  • Now download and install the Rings Extended app.
  • Then open the “Messages” app.
  • Click on “More“, which is located at the upper-right corner.
  • Choose “Settings“.
  • Press “Notifications“.
  • Select “Notification sound“.
  • Now when prompted with the “Complete action using” screen, you have to choose “Rings Extended“.
  • Choose “Media ringtones“.
  • Select the ringtone file you want to use.

Use Other Messaging Apps

In most of the cases, you guys might get to the notification section and realized that it is grayed out. If this is the case then it actually means that you have set up a different messaging app on your Galaxy S9 device now. That being so, you guys will need to adjust your preferences in order to use our tutorial. If you want to change your text message notification ringtone. What you need to do is you have to set the Samsung messaging app as your default text messaging app.

However, if you are unable to do that or you still fancy your new app as the default messaging app. Then you can also browse for other ways of changing its message notification ringtone as well.


Alright, folks, I hope you like this article and understand now. If you have any issues and queries related to it, just comment down and let us know.

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