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How to set custom text notification sounds with a Samsung Galaxy S22?

I just purchased a Samsung Galaxy S22. It runs Android 12 and One UI 4.1. What I am trying to do is use a custom notification sound for my text messages (Google Messages). I want a custom sound for ...
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How do I turn off an app's custom notification sound

Some apps come with different notification sounds AKA the app switches from my default sound to their own sound. I don't want to turn off the notifications, but the sounds are poor quality and ear ...
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TalkBack: accessibility: sound cues instead of all text being read, in order to speed up everything

I am using Android on a Realme 6 phone. When reading interface elements out with TalkBack, it wastes a lot of time reading out what is on the screen as I explore by touch or use linear navigation. It ...
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TalkBack: liner navigation to explore by touch: reaching selected item

I was wondering, does it ever happen they a blind or low vision user is using liner navigation, and then wants to know where on the screen a given element is found, so, they may want to enable a sound ...
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Android, TalkBack, support for blind users with short attention span

I would like to know what Android does to support blind Android users with sort attention span. One of the problems with these users, is, that while the user interface talks, the sound of the reading ...
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Fail to find an Android device sound file

In the clock app (bedtime tab, sleep sounds) I can choose a device sound Deep space. I would love to use it as my alarm sound. Every file-exploring app that I have used hasn't found this file. How can ...
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Mysterious and whimsical selection of ringtones recognized by clock as alarms

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab A with S pen. I am trying to add additional alarm sounds to the list used by the native alarm clock app provided by Samsung, as these lack personality and often fail to ...
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How to stop notification sound from playing three times?

I noticed several years ago after getting a new phone that newer versions of the Android software seem to play my notification sound three times. Prior to this phone it only ever played once. It gets ...
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Mute all notification sound except Call Message and WhatsApp to be on Vibration Mode

I have a brand new Galaxy S10. I would like to keep the phone in mute mode but want the phone to vibrate if there is any Call, SMS or any WhatsApp notification. How to do this? I do not wish to root ...
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My phone stopped detecting custom notification sounds (but custom ringtone sounds still work)

I installed some custom notifications sounds on my BLU Advance 5.5 running Android 6.0 a few months ago and they've worked fine for a really long time until when recently all my notification sounds ...
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How to bring back custom notification sounds in Oreo

I upgraded to Oreo about a week ago and I've noticed that all my apps' alerts now sound like my SMS alert. This means that I either get constantly bothered by unimportant notifications (It's your ...
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Odd recurring noise

I have an LG g5 running Android 7.0. every now and then, several times per day, my phone makes a sound that belongs to no alert (that can be seen on screen at least). As best as I can describe it - it'...
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Remove Alarm Tone?

Last year I bought an RCA Voyager (tablet) running android 6.0.1 (marshmallow), and between now and then I have added custom tunes to my 'Alarms' folder to spice things up a bit. My problem is that I ...
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How to change the monotonous outgoing call ringtone

You know that annoying beeping you hear when you call someone, waiting them to pick up? I am completely sick of it and want to customise it on my Huawei Android phone. The question is: how do I do ...
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How to set custom sound for SMS from certain sender in MIUI 8.x?

I used to own Huawei device with MIUI 5, and there was an option to set custom melody for SMS from a certain sender (so you could understand if you received an SMS from this certain sender just by ...
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TalkBack, how to figure out what the non-text-reading sounds mean

I am trying to use TalkBack without looking at the screen, but even when I look I am not good with sounds because they distract me and I cannot figure out what they mean. So, is there a resource, ...
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Nexus 5X: How can I use custom ringtones /alarms without installing additional apps?

I have a Nexus 5X with Android 6.0.1 and latest security patches (June 2016). I try to use my own soundfiles for alarms and ringtones. I tried a lot of suggestions, but I can't get it to work. When I ...
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IFTTT custom android notification sound

I added a recipe that sends notifications to the IFTTT app on my android device. Right now the notification sound is the same as for an incoming SMS. Is there a way to either change the IFTTT ...
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How to turn off the beep sound when pressing volume up/down buttons on Lenovo s660?

Here is the sound on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-H5ZOVelLEw The sound video was uploaded by a person who has the same problem as me, though he has a smartphone of another model. In ...
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How to disable the "waterdrop sound" played when locking or unlocking the screen

I am running Android KitKat 4.4.2 on a Samsung Galaxy SIII Neo. I have installed the Screen Lock Pro app which allows you to log off by clicking a home screen icon or tapping on a notification drawer ...
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Custom sound notification on Google Calendar events

I have many calendars on Google Calendar: Hospital appointment (blue) Birthday calendar (yellow) Payday calendar My career's calendar They are separated by the colours to make it easy for ...
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Shutdown animation sound

I have an issue, when I shutdown the phone, it gives a custom sound. I want to remove it. The phone is LG G3 (Rooted). I tried to delete the sound using root explorer.
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Custom Alarm tone in 5.1

I am aware that by creating folder named Alarms, Ringtones and Notifications and placing audio files inside them will list those audio files as appropriate custom tones. However in my rooted stock ...
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How to make stock Camera app silent when shot is taken without preventing phone call ringtone sounds?

This question is basically the same as this one but the canonical answer for that post is not compatible with my particular device for which a discussion and a solution can be found below. I would ...
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phone whilstles or bell rings: sounds on Samsung Galaxy S3

I have two very basic questions about my Samsung Galaxy S3 phone. In its default configuration: Every now and then the phone whistles. (a) What does this mean? (b) How do I change this or turn it off ...
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Different sounds for different alarms

Is there a way (app, root code, etc) to set a different alarm sound for each alarm?
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Changing startup and shutdown sounds

Is there any way for me to play certain audio files when my phone starts up and before it shuts down? I have a Samsung S3.
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Custom Alarm sounds removed?

This is what I am currently running: Verizon Motorola Droid 4 Android Version 4.1.2 System Version 98.72.189.XT894.Verizon.en.US Last update Nov 21 2013 Prior to this Nov 21st update, I was ...
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