Notifications & ringtones: LG G5

Learn how to set alerts, ringtones, and notifications on the LG G5.




Emergency alerts

  1. From any home screen, tap Messaging > Menu > Settings.
  2. Under 'ADVANCED SETTINGS', tap More.
  3. Tap Emergency alerts.
  4. Select or clear check boxes for the following options. Presidential are always on and cannot be turned off.
    • Imminent extreme alerts
    • Imminent severe alerts
    • AMBER alerts


Incoming email

  1. From any home screen, tap Email > Menu > Settings.
  2. Tap the email account.
  3. Scroll down to NOTIFICATION SETTINGS.
  4. Select or clear the Notifications checkbox.
  5. Tap the following options to update:
    • Notification sound
    • Vibrate



Ringtone for all calls

  1. Drag down the notification bar and tap the Settings icon at the top-right.
  2. You can also reach the Settings menu from any home screen by tapping Apps > Settings.
  3. If using Tab view, select the Sound & notification tab.
  4. Tap Ringtone, select desired ringtone, then tap OK


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 desired contact.
  3. Tap the edit icon.
  4. Select desired ringtone, then tap OK.