Notifications & ringtones: BlackBerry Classic

Learn how to set alerts, ringtones, and notifications on the BlackBerry Classic.

 

 

 

Emergency alerts

  1. From any Home screen, swipe down from the top of the screen.
  2. Tap Settings > Notifications.
  3. Tap Active Profile and choose the desired profile from the list.
  4. Adjust the volume slider to the desired level, then tap Ringtone to change the ringtone.
  5. Tap a profile to customize App notifications, and change other settings like Instant Previews and LED.

 

Incoming email

  1. From any Home screen, swipe down from the top of the screen.
  2. Tap Settings > Notifications.
  3. Tap the profile you wish to change the notification for.
  4. Tap Customize App Notifications > Email Messages.
  5. Note: You cannot change the notification for specific email accounts, only email as a whole.
  6. For each of the following settings, tap the switch to turn on and change the settings:
    • Sound
      • Ringtone
      • Override Profile Volume
    • Vibrate
      • Vibrate Count
    • LED
      • LED Color

 

Ringtones

Ringtone for all calls

  1. From any Home screen, swipe down from the top of the screen.
  2. Tap Settings > Notifications.
  3. Tap Active Profile and choose the desired profile from the list.
  4. Tap Ringtone to change the ringtone.

 

Ringtone for calls from one contact

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

 

  1. Open the Contacts app, tap the desired contact, then tap Edit.
  2. Tap Ring Tone and Notifications > Phone Calls, then choose the desired ringtone.