How to Change Zoom App Ringtone and Notification Sound

How to Change Zoom App Ringtone and Notification Sound

Zoom has become a popular video calling service, but over time things can get boring. If you use Zoom every day, you might be tired of the same ringtone and notification sound. Luckily, you can change the ringtone and message notification sound of the Zoom app. Here’s how:

While you can change the call and meeting ringtone on Android and iPhone, changing the notification sound is only possible on Android. We’ve also provided troubleshooting tips if notifications aren’t working on Zoom apps for Android, iOS, and desktop.

Let’s get started.

How to Change Zoom Incoming Call Ringtone on Android, iPhone, and iPad

You can change the incoming call ringtone in the Zoom mobile app. Here are the steps for Android, iPhone, and iPad:

Step 1: Update the Zoom app from the Play Store (Android) or the App Store (iPhone/iPad).

Step 2: Launch the Zoom app and tap on the Settings tab.

Step 3: Go to General and tap on Ringtones.

Step 4: Select a ringtone from the list provided by Zoom to set it as your new ringtone. Unfortunately, you cannot set a custom ringtone of your choice at this time. You must choose from the options available in Zoom.

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How to Change Zoom App Ringtone and Notification Sound

How to Change Zoom Notification Sound on Android

Apart from the ringtone, you can change message notification tones on the Zoom Android app. There are two ways to do that. Firstly, you can reach the setting from within the Zoom app or go via phone settings. Let’s check both methods. Note: You cannot customize the message tone on the Zoom iPhone or iPad app.

Method 1

To launch the Zoom app, tap Settings and then tap Chat. Scroll down and tap Message notification settings.

How to Change Zoom App Ringtone and Notification Sound

You will be directed to the Notification category screen of the Zoom app. Tap on Sound and select a tone. If you don’t see Sound, tap on Advanced and then Sound. You can also enable/disable Vibration for Zoom messages on this screen.

How to Change Zoom App Ringtone and Notification Sound

Method 2

Open the settings on your Android phone and go to Apps/Installed apps. Then, tap on Zoom.

How to Change Zoom App Ringtone and Notification Sound

Tap on Notifications. You will see notification categories related to the Zoom app. Tap on Zoom Notification.

How to Change Zoom App Ringtone and Notification SoundHow to Change Zoom App Ringtone and Notification Sound

Note: On Android, any setting with a straight bar indicates more customizable settings within it.

You will reach the same screen as in method 1. Tap on Sound or Advanced > Sound to change the message notification tone of Zoom.

How to Change Zoom App Ringtone and Notification Sound

How to Change Zoom Sound on Windows

Zoom’s notification tone on the PC may be too loud for some users. Unfortunately, the Zoom desktop clients do not allow you to change the ringtone or message tone. However, you can adjust the Zoom notification sound level without affecting other sounds on your computer or the sound in Zoom meetings on Windows. Here’s how you can do it:

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Step 1: Right-click on the Speaker icon in the taskbar at the bottom of your Windows 10 computer. Select Volume Mixer from the menu.

How to Change Zoom App Ringtone and Notification Sound

Step 2: The Volume mixer window will open. Here you will see two sound settings for Zoom – Zoom meetings and Zoom. Lower the volume level of the Zoom slider to change the notification volume of Zoom tones. Do not change anything for Zoom meetings.

How to Change Zoom App Ringtone and Notification Sound

Note: If Zoom doesn’t appear in the Volume mixer, have someone message or call you. When you receive a Zoom notification, open the Volume mixer to find the Zoom option.

Let’s start with mobile apps.

Fix Zoom Notifications Not Working on Android, iPhone, and iPad

If Zoom notifications aren’t working on Android, ensure that the toggle next to Show notifications is enabled in the notification category screen.

How to Change Zoom App Ringtone and Notification Sound

To manage notifications on your iPhone or iPad, go to Settings > Notifications. Find and tap on Zoom. Enable the toggle for Allow notifications and Sounds. Review other settings to ensure they meet your preferences.

How to Change Zoom App Ringtone and Notification Sound

Verify the notification settings in the Chat option of the Zoom app. Ensure that ‘All messages’ is selected under ‘Receive notifications for’. Also, disable Do not disturb mode and review other notification settings.

How to Change Zoom App Ringtone and Notification Sound

Fix Zoom Notifications Not Working on Windows 10 PC

To launch Zoom, click on the profile picture icon at the top of the app and then select Settings from the menu.

How to Change Zoom App Ringtone and Notification Sound

Click the Chat tab to find notification settings. If you’re not receiving notifications, check if push notifications are disabled or if Do Not Disturb mode is enabled. Review all settings to fix notification issues.

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How to Change Zoom App Ringtone and Notification Sound

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Customize Zoom

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