Notifications & ringtones: Google Nexus 5

    Learn how to set alerts, ringtones, and notifications on the Google Nexus 5.

     

     

     

    Emergency alerts

    1. From any Home screen, tap the All apps icon.
    2. Tap Settings.
    3. Under 'Wireless & networks,' tap More.
    4. Tap Emergency broadcasts.
    5. Check the alerts you want to receive.

     

    Incoming email

    Gmail

    1. From any Home screen, tap the All apps icon.
    2. Tap Gmail.
    3. Tap the Menu icon.
    4. Tap Settings.
    5. Tap the desired email account.
    6. Enable the Notifications check box.
    7. Tap Inbox sound and vibrate.
    8. Tap Sound.
    9. Select the desired notification sound.
    10. Tap OK.

     

    Email

    1. From any Home screen, tap the All apps icon.
    2. Tap Email.
    3. Tap the Menu icon.
    4. Tap Settings.
    5. Tap the desired email account.
    6. Scroll to 'NOTIFICATIONS,' then enable the Email Notifications check box.
    7. Tap Inbox sound and vibrate.
    8. Tap Sound.
    9. Select the desired notification sound.

     

    Ringtones

     

    Ringtone for all calls

    1. From any Home screen, tap the All apps  icon.
    2. Tap Settings.
    3. Scroll to 'DEVICE,' then tap Sound.
    4. Under 'CALL RINGTONE & VIBRATE,' tap Phone ringtone.
    5. Tap to select desired ringtone from list.
    6. Tap OK to confirm.
    7. If desired, tap Also vibrate for calls to turn on/off .

     

    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 the All apps icon.
    2. Tap Contacts.
    3. Choose desired contact.
    4. Tap the Edit contact icon.
    5. Tap the Menu icon
    6. Tap Set ringtone.
    7. Tap to select desired ringtone from list.
    8. Tap OK to confirm.