Notifications & ringtones: Microsoft Lumia 640

Learn how to set alerts, ringtones, and notifications on the Microsoft Lumia 640.

 

 

Emergency alerts

  1. From the start screen, swipe left and tap Messaging.
  2. Tap menu > settings.
  3. Scroll down to and tap emergency alerts.
  4. Tap the switches to turn desired alerts on or off. Presidential Alerts are always on.

 

Incoming email

  1. Swipe left on the start screen.
  2. Scroll down to and tap Settings.
  3. Tap ringtones+sounds.
  4. Scroll down to and tap manage app sounds.
  5. Tap the email account.
  6. Tap notification sound.
  7. Tap desired alert sound or tap none.

 

Ringtones

Ringtone for all calls

  1. Swipe left on the home screen to the App list.
  2. Scroll down to and tap Settings.
  3. Tap ringtones+sounds.
  4. Tap the Vibrate switch to the on or off position as desired for ringtones.
  5. Tap Ringtone
  6. Tap to select desired ringtone

 

Ringtone for calls from one contact

You cannot assign a ringtone to contacts stored on the SIM card or phone (device memory).

 

  1. From the start screen, tap the People tile.
  2. Tap the desired contact.
  3. Tap edit.
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  4. Scroll down to and tap +ringtone.
  5. Tap the desired ringtone.
  6. Tap the save icon.