Here’s how to set or change notification sound in Google Pixel 4a (5G). You can add custom notification tone or songs (mp3 tone) and set as text message tone or phone ringtone. Also, change the notification sound for individual apps (WhatsApp, Snapchat, Facebook) using apps and notification settings. To add custom ringtones and other sounds, you don’t need to install a file manager app or other third-party apps in your Pixels running stock Android 11 including Pixel 4a 5G, Pixel 5, Pixel 4, 4 XL, Pixel 3a, 3a XL, Pixel 3, 3 XL, Pixel 2, and 2 XL.
How to Change the Notification Sounds in Pixel 4a (5G)
You can change Pixel 4a notification sound, ringtone, app notification sound, and other sound using this tutorial.
Step 1: Pull down the notification panel at the top and click on the “Settings gear (Cog)” icon.
Step 2: Touch on “Sound”.
Step 3: Scroll down and tap “Advanced” at the last.
Step 4: Touch “Default notification sound”.
Step 5: Tap “My sounds” to add a custom mp3 file or music file to the list.
Step 6: Click on the “+” icon at the bottom right corner.
Step 7: Tap “Three horizontal lines” at the top left corner and touch “Audio”.
Step 8: Browse the music file or song from your phone and tap your favorite “Tone” it to add.
Step 9: Choose a “Sound” you added and tap on “Save” at the top right side corner.
How to Change the Ringtone in Google Pixel 4a 5G
Settings > Sound > Advanced > Phone ringtone > My sounds > + icon at the bottom right > More (Three horizontal lines) at the top left corner > Audio > Select the music file > Choose a ringtone > Save at the top right
Check Also: How to change default apps in Android 11
How to Change the Notification Sound for Individually Apps in Pixel 4a
Step 1: Swipe up from the bottom search bar to access the app drawer in your Pixel 4a.
Step 2: Scroll and tap the “Settings app”.
Step 3: Tap “Apps & notifications”.
Step 4: Touch “See all apps”.
Step 5: Select the “App” (We choose Instagram) from the list.
Step 6: Touch “Notifications”.
Step 7: Tap on “Instagram direct”.
Step 8: Tap “Advanced”.
Step 9: Touch “Sound”.
Step 10: Follow the above-given method “steps 6 to 9”.
How to Enable or Disable All Sounds in Google Pixel 4a
You can see dial pad tones, screen locking sound, charging sounds & vibration, touch sound, and touch vibration/Haptic feedback for tap, keyboard in your Pixels running stock Android 11 OS.
Settings > Sound > Advanced > Scroll down until Other sounds & vibration section and Toggle on & off
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