Notifications & ringtones: Samsung Galaxy S7

Learn how to set alerts, ringtones, and notifications on the Samsung Galaxy S7.

 

 

 

Emergency alerts

  1. From any Home screen, tap Messages.
  2. Tap the More in the top right.
  3. Tap Settings from the drop-down menu.
  4. Scroll to and tap Emergency alerts settings.
  5. Tap Emergency alerts to set which alert types to receive.
  6. Select or clear the check boxes for:
    • Imminent extreme alert
    • Imminent severe alert
    • AMBER alerts

 

Incoming email

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Apps icon.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Sounds and vibration.
  4. Tap Notification sound.
  5. Edit the following options by tapping and selecting the tone:
    • Default notification sound
    • Messages notifications
    • Calendar notifications
    • Email notifications

 

Ringtones

Ringtone for all calls

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Apps icon.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Sounds and vibration.
  4. Tap Ringtone and select the desired ringtone.
  5. Tap the back arrow in the upper left corner, the selection is automatically saved.

 

Ringtone for calls from one contact

 

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

  1. From any Home screen, tap Contacts.
  2. Tap the desired contact.
  3. Tap the Edit icon (pencil).
  4. Tap More.
  5. Tap Ringtone.
  6. Tap the desired ringtone to assign it to the contact and then tap OK.
  7. Tap the back arrow in the upper left corner, the selection is automatically saved.