When you hear a “ding” on your phone, chances are it’s a new notification for Facebook Messenger, and it could be a fairly painful sound depending on how loud your volume’s set. Thankfully, you aren’t stuck with this singular alert option, so if you’re unhappy with both this sound and the call ringtone, you can change it to something else — something less distressing.
The catch? You need to be running Android. If you’re an iPhone user, you’re stuck with Messenger’s default “ding” sound for notifications and the default Messenger ringtone. However, there are a few tiny adjustments you can make… more