How To Change Email Notification Sound on Galaxy S22

The Samsung Galaxy S22 notification sound is often the same across all apps, although there are applications that come with their own notification sounds. But for most apps that you can find in your phone, they often play the same notification sound.

One of the most convenient ways to immediately know which of your apps received a notification is by using a different notification sound. So for instance, if you want that your Gmail account will play a different sound when messages are received, set it up to do so. You can also choose a different sound for the other mail app, that often gets set up with a company email.

Change Samsung Email Notification Sound

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The first thing we're going to show you is how to have a different notification sound for the Samsung Email app. Just for this app alone, you can set up different notification sounds for new emails, snoozed emails and privacy and security messages. Here's how you do it:

  1. Pull up the app drawer and tap Settings.

    You might have to swipe to the left a few times to find it but in most cases, it's in the Home screen.

  2. Find and tap Apps.

    You may have to scroll all the way down to find it.

  3. Scroll down and tap Email.

    The apps are arranged in alphabetical order so it's actually easier to find the apps if you know their names.

  4. Under Privacy section, tap Notifications.

    This will bring you to a different screen.

  5. Tap Notification categories.

    It's the last option and located in the middle of the screen.

  6. Make sure that All notifications are enabled.

    Just simply tap on the switch if it's disabled.

  7. Tap New emails from VIPs.

    This will give you another set of options.

  8. Tap Sound and choose the notification audio you want and then tap Back to save it.

    Each audio will play when selected so you can try out a few tones that will best suit to your liking.

  9. Go back to the Notification categories page and then tap Snoozed emails.

    Choose another notification sound for it if you like.

  10. Go back to the Notification categories page and then tap Privacy and security.

    You can also assign a different notification tone for it so that you can easily know what are the messages you received.

  • Gmail, Email
  • Samsung Galaxy S22

After doing that, you can close the Email information screen and try sending an email to yourself to test if the phone plays the notification sound you selected.

Change Gmail Notification Sound

The Gmail app is also among the most used email clients today. Since you’re using a Galaxy S22, surely you have a Google account and if you have that, you surely have a Gmail account. You can changed the app’s notification sound so you can also know easily if the message that comes in is received by this app. Here’s how:

Pull up the app drawer and tap Settings. You might have to swipe to the left a few times to find it but in most cases, it’s in the Home screen.

  1. Find and tap Apps. You may have to scroll all the way down to find it.
  2. Scroll down and tap Gmail.
  3. Tap Notifications to proceed.
  4. Tap Notification categories.
  5. Tap Mail to open its settings.
  6. Tap Sound and choose the notification tone you want to use for mails in your Gmail.
  7. Also do the same to Miscellaneous and Other notifications.
  8. Choose a custom notification sound that you can easily distinguish from the rest.

Aside from these apps, you can actually change Message notifications for texting and it also works for any messaging app you want to use.

In fact, you can have different app notifications for almost all of the apps you installed on your phone.


  1. Can I use a custom notification sound like an .mp3 file?

    Yes, you can. You simply have to download the file into your phone and place in inside the Notifications folder so that when the Sound Picker service asks you to choose a sound, it will appear at the top under the Custom section.
    But you should know that if you use a music file to be your notification sound, you might thing somebody's calling you because it won't stop unless the files is played to the end. So even if it's just a notification you received, your phone will keep playing for 3 to 5 minutes depending on how long the .mp3 file is.

  2. Can I set custom notification sound for different apps?

    Yes. Almost all of the apps in your phone that can receive push notifications can actually be set to have it's own notification tone. For instance, Facebook can receive notifications if someone liked and shared your picture or links, or tagged you. The same as with Twitter, Instagram or Snapchat.

  3. Can I set custom notification sound for contacts?

    You can also do that. But you will have to launch Contacts, and then tap the contacts you want to have a custom notification sounds. You can change notification sound if you edit a contact.

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Harold Hisona

Harold has been in the tech industry since 2008 when he started out as a tech support for companies like Time Warner, Comcast and Tracfone. He’s been troubleshooting phones when the smartphone industry started booming. During his tenure as a tech support, he’s already been writing for various tech blogs and doing some freelance SEO. In 2012, he joined a small team of bloggers to write for The Droid Guy, and he has been with the company ever since. Today, he doesn’t only write tutorials and troubleshooting pieces but also shoots and edits videos for The Droid Guy channel while trading stocks on the side. Contact me at Email

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