How to Change Default Notification Sound on iPhone [iOS 17.2]

Apple today dropped a substantial iOS upgrade for the iPhone. Yes, I am talking about the iOS 17.2. The upgrade boasts a flurry of new features and enhancements. Notable additions in iOS 17.2 include the new Journal app, a Translate option for the Action Button, and Spatial Video Recording. Moreover, enhancements like the ability to change the default notification sound further improve the user experience.

If you want to know how you can change the default notification sound on iPhone running on iOS 17.2, then you are in the right place. Read on to know all details.

In iOS 17, Apple changed the default notification tone called ‘Rebound,’ replacing the old tone, ‘Note.’ Many people complain about this change on social media. Responding to user feedback, Apple has finally added an option that allows users to customize their notification sounds.

Prior to the iOS 17.2 release, there was no way to change notification tone or sound on iPhone. Apple finally made the right move and let users change the sound of alerts of their own choice. You can now change the notification sound for all incoming notifications including texts, third-party app alerts, mail alerts, calendar alerts, and more.

Now let’s take a look at the steps on how you can change the notification sound on your iPhone.

How to Change Notification Tone on iPhone Running on iOS 17.2 or Later

First things first, you need to update your iPhone to the iOS 17.2 or later version. Once you are on the latest software, you can change the incoming notifications alerts sound. Here are the steps.

How to Default Change Notification Sound on iPhone
  1. Open Settings on your iPhone.
  2. Tap Sound & Haptics.
  3. Find Default Alerts and tap on it.
  4. Now choose any notification sound you want, you can select Note if you want the same tone as available on iOS 16.
  5. That’s it.

You can also change the Haptics feedback for Default Alerts. Apart from the default alerts, you can change the notifications sound for Calendar Alerts, Reminder Alerts, New Mail, and Sent Mail.

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Haneet is the Founder and Editor-In-Chief of YTECHB. He has a huge passion for tinkering with latest smartphones, wearables, smart home devices, smart TVs, and more. As an avid Apple Ecosystem user, he loves customizing his iPhone and iPad to suit his needs. For tips, you can connect Haneet at In 2019, Haneet and the YTECHB team exclusively shared the wallpapers of iPhone 11 right before the launch event. In 2020, Haneet alongside his team members shared exclusive renders and official photos of two Samsung Galaxy smartphones - the Galaxy M11, and Galaxy M21. Later, the YTECHB team leaks information about Motorola's feature phones and Razr 3. In the last few months, our team shared Galaxy S24 Ultra leaks and more. You may come across with our work getting mentioned in The Times of India, India Today, Hindustan Times, NDTV, TechRadar, Digital Trends, Yahoo News, GSMArena, Android Authority, Android Central, Android Headlines, SamMobile, XDA, 9to5Google, and many other publications. He works across news, updates, features, guides, and more. If YTECHB writes about it, you can expect him to be involved in some way.

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