How to Customize Apps Notification Sounds on iOS

How to Customize Apps Notification Sounds on iOSAs everything, Apple’s iOS operating system has its own advantages and disadvantages. While the advantages outweigh the bad sides, still one of the biggest disadvantages of Apple Operating System is its lack of customization.¬†Apple’s biggest rival, Samsung, and Android allows you to customize almost everything on your device, from basic things such is the wallpaper to advanced customization such is the theme or app icons.

On iOS, you can only customize the basic things such is Wallpaper, Ringtone etc.

If you would like to add a bit flavor on your device and make it even cooler, you can’t do it, at least officially.

If you jailbreak your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch, you can customize a lot of other things even more then the Samsung offers to their devices.

We get a notification every time a new message or call is missed or has arrived on our apps.

The sound of notification is just a basic tone and if you would like to add a different tone for different apps notification, then I am going to show you How to Customize Apps Notification Sounds with a Cool Cydia Tweak.

How to Customize Apps Notification Sounds

To customize apps notification sounds, you must jailbreak your device. Read these guides to learn the benefits of jailbreaking your device and how to do it :

After you jailbreak your iOS Device, head over to Cydia and install CustomNotificationSound Tweak.CustomNotificationSound - How to Customize Apps Notification Sounds on iOS

After the installation is completed, you can find the settings panel for each app by going to Settings – Notifications – App. After you open the App panel, under “Show in Notification Center” it adds a “Custom Sound” option where you can choose every sound your device can make.

The Sound list includes almost every tone your device does. If you don’t like all these sounds, you can add your own by sending them to /System/Library/Audio/UISounds. The added sounds will be available on top of the list.CustomNotificationSound - How to Customize Apps Notification Sounds on iOS

This tweak prefers audio files less than 30 seconds long and supports caf, aif, m4a, mp3, and wav formats.

This tweak offers you a lot of options to choose from. For example, you can set Tweetbot sound to the keyboard click.

This tweak is available for free on BigBoss Repo. To install it, just open Cydia and search for CustomNotificationSound and you are ready to go.

If you are the type of person who likes to customize its device heavily, then this is the right Cydia Tweak for you. You can customize and replace every notification sound available on your device.

I have tested this tweak on iPhone 6 running iOS 8.1.2 with a lot of other tweaks installed, and it is fully working.

This is my guide ” How to Customize Apps Notification Sounds “.

Thank You for Reading !


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