How to Change Notification Sound on Android 11

Here’s how to change the default notification sound on Android 11 stock OS. You can set different notification sound for different apps in your Android 11. Add custom notifications sound or ringtone (Songs) and set as a default notification tone. Also, change the text message notification sound using messages app settings. It’s easy to set custom sound on your stock Android 11 (Compatible with Pixel 5, Pixel 4a (5G), Pixel 4, Pixel 4 XL, Pixel 3a, Pixel 3a XL, Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, Pixel 2, and Pixel 2 XL).

How to Change the Default Notification Sound on Android 11 Stock OS

You can apply the below settings to all Pixel devices running stock Android 11 OS.

How to Set Custom Notification Tone on Android 11

Step 1: Swipe down the notification tray at the top and click the “Settings (Cog)” icon.

Go to sound settings to change default notification tone on stock Android 11

Step 2: Tap on “Sound”.

Advanced settings to change notification sound Android devices

Step 3: Scroll and touch on “Advanced”.

How to Change Notification Sound on Android 11

Step 4: Scroll again and tap on “Default notification sound”.

You can see different categories of notification tones.

How to Change the Default Notification Sound on Android 11

Step 5: Touch “My sounds” to add third party tone or downloaded sound.

How to Set Custom Notification Tone on Android 11

Step 6: Click on the “+” icon at the bottom right corner.

Tap on more to change default sound on stock Android

Step 7: Touch “Three horizontal lines” at the top left corner.

Set custom sound on your stock Android 11 OS

Step 8: Select “Audio or download” you want to select a notification tone.

Set Custom Notification Tone on stock Android 11

Step 9: Tap on the “Notification tone” you add.

Change Notification Sound on Android 11

Step 10: Select the sound and click on “Save” at the top right.

How to Set Notification Sound from default notification tone on Stock Android 11    

Settings > Sound > Advanced > Default notification sound > Select the sound category > Choose a tone > Save at the top right

Check Also: How to Change Ringtone on Galaxy S20 FE

How to Set Different Notification Sound for Different Apps in your Android 11

Step 1: Swipe up from the bottom to open the App drawer and click on “Settings app”.

Step 2: Touch “Apps & notifications”.

Step 3: Click on “See all apps”.

Step 4: Select the “App” (We select Instagram) to change the notification sound.

Go to notifications settings to set sound on Android

Step 5: Touch on “Notifications”.

Set app notifications on stock Android 11

Step 6: Tap on “Instagram direct”.

Change Instagram notification sound on stock Android

Step 7: Touch on “Advanced”.

Set Different Notification Sound for Different Apps in your Android 11

Step 8: Tap on “Sound”.

How to Set Different Notification Sound for Different Apps in your Android 11

Step 9: Select “Category” from the list.

Step 10: Choose a notification sound and tap on “Save” at the top right corner.

How to Change Text Message Notification Sound on Android 11

How to Change Text Message Notification Sound on Android 11

Open Messages app > Three vertical dots at the top right > Settings > Notifications > Incoming messages > Advanced > Sound > Choose a sound > Save at the top right

How to Disable Notification Sound on Android 11

How to Disable Notification Sound on Android 11

Settings > Sound > Advanced > Default notification sound > Select the sound category > Choose a None > Save at the upper right

That’s all about change notification sound on Android 11 stock OS. Do you use default notification sound or custom sound in your stock Android? Tell us in below comment box.

1 comment
  1. They have changed & further hidden the options now. You now have to go to:

    Messages -> [3 dots in top right] -> Settings -> Notifications -> TAP ON: Incoming Messages -> Advanced -> Sound

    Incoming Messages looks like a title with an on/off switch, but is ALSO a submenu.

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