How to Change Text Sound on iPhone: A Step-by-Step Guide

Set the alert sound for message notifications Go to Settings >, Sounds &, Haptics (on supported models) or Sounds (other models). Tap Text Tone, then do one of the following: Tap Vibration, then choose an option. Tap a sound below Alert Tones. Tap Tone Store to download an alert sound from the iTunes Store.

Changing the sound of your text tone on your iPhone can be a great way to add some personalization to your device. In this tutorial, we will guide you through the process of creating a custom text tone on your iPhone and setting any song or audio recording as your text sound.

Step 1: Open Settings App

Open the Settings app on your iPhone and scroll down until you see Sounds and Haptics. Tap on Sounds and Haptics to access the sound settings on your iPhone.

Step 2: Choose Text Tone

Under Sounds and Haptics, tap on Text Tone to access the various text tone options available on your iPhone. You will see a list of pre-set text tones, but you can also create a custom text tone by following the steps below.

Step 3: Record Audio

To create a custom text tone, you first need to record audio that you want to use as your text sound. You can use a recording of your own voice or any song that you have downloaded from the internet. If you choose to use a song, you can skip to step 8.

Open the Voice Memo app on your iPhone and record something in your own voice. Once you have finished recording, you can fine-tune the audio and remove any background noise using the app’s editing tools. When you are satisfied with the audio, save it to your Files app.

Step 4: Open GarageBand

To create a custom text tone from your audio recording, you will need to use the GarageBand app. If you don’t have the app already installed on your iPhone, you can download it from the App Store.

Step 5: Create a New Project

Open GarageBand and tap on the + icon in the top right corner of the screen. From the options that appear, select Audio Recorder.

Step 6: Import Audio Recording

Tap on the Project icon and then tap on the Omega-like loop icon to import your audio recording. From the Files app, select the audio file that you saved earlier and drag it into the project area.

Step 7: Edit and Export Audio

Edit the audio as desired and then export it as a custom ringtone by tapping on the + icon and selecting Ringtone. Rename the ringtone as desired and export it as a custom text tone by selecting Standard Text Tone in the “Use Sound As” option.

Step 8: Set Custom Text Tone

Once you have created your custom text tone, go back to the Settings app on your iPhone and navigate to Sounds and Haptics. Tap on Text Tone and select your custom text tone from the list of options available.

That’s it! You have successfully created a custom text tone on your iPhone and set it as your default text sound.


How do I change my text notification sound?
Go to Settings >, Apps &, notifications >, Notifications.Scroll down and tap Advanced >, Default notification sound.Tap My Sounds.Tap + (plus sign).Find and select your custom sound.More items...•