How to Change Instagram Notification Sound

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  • On iPhone, navigate to Settings > Sound & Haptics > Text Tone, then choose a sound of your choice from the available ones.
  • For Android, go to Settings > Apps > All Apps > Instagram > Notifications > Choose a notification type > Sound, then select an audio from the list to apply it.
  • Once you change the notification sound for an individual app on iOS, it will apply to all the applications.

Instagram is quite a popular social media platform among teens. It allows you to customize the platform that suits you based on your preferences or choices. The platform also has the ability to change notification sounds and today you will learn the steps to change Instagram notification sounds.

You can easily change the notification sound on both Android and iPhone devices and add your own custom audio for free. Read on in the later part of the article to learn the steps to achieve this.

How to Change Instagram Notification Sound on iPhone

While you can change notification sound on an iPhone, it will be reflected in other apps as well, since iOS does not allow users to change notification sound for an individual app. Here’s how you can do it:

How to Change Instagram Notification Sound on iPhone
  1. Open the Settings app on your iPhone.
  2. Navigate to Sound & Haptics > Text Tone.
  3. Choose a notification sound from the available ones, and it will automatically change.

Once done, you will hear the new sound you have chosen when you receive a notification.

How to Change Instagram Notification Sound on Android

If you have an Android device, you don’t have to change the audio for all the apps, as you can change the notification sound for the Instagram app only. Here’s how you can do this:

Instagram Notification Setting
  1. Open the Instagram app on your Android phone.
  2. Tap on your profile icon at the bottom to visit the profile page.
  3. Click on the three-line icon at the top, then choose Settings and Privacy.
  4. Choose Notifications under the How you use Instagram section.
  5. On the next screen, tap on Posts, stories and comments.
  6. Scroll down to the bottom and tap on Additional options in system settings.
  7. Next, choose the notification type for which you want to change the sound (like alerts).
  8. Tap on Sound and select the one of your choice.
Choose a notification sound on Instagram

You can also visit the same settings from the Settings app. Just go to Settings > Apps > Manage apps or All Apps > Instagram and tap Notifications. Alternatively, long-press the Instagram app icon and tap on the ‘i’ icon or App info.

Wrapping Up

You can easily change the notification sound on Instagram, no matter whether you are using an Android or iPhone device. Although you need to select a sound from the available ones, if you are not happy with the default sound, you can even add your own sound by downloading it on your Android phone.

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