How to Turn “Ringtone” On or Off in WhatsApp

Turn ringtone on or off in WhatsApp

This article provides a detailed guide on how to toggle the “Ringtone” setting in WhatsApp on mobile devices. Choosing to turn the ringtone off will silence calls, which is useful when not wanting to be disturbed, while turning it on enables notifications for incoming calls. The procedure involves navigating through Settings, Notifications, to Calls within the WhatsApp app.

This article explains how to turn “Ringtone” on or off for calls in WhatsApp on mobile devices.

WhatsApp is a popular cross-platform messaging app that allows users to send text and voice messages, make voice and video calls, share files, and more.

One can configure many settings with the WhatsApp app in Windows, including starting the WhatsApp app at loginturning read receipts on or offturning notifications on or offturning automatic downloads on or offclearing and deleting chats, and more.

On mobile devices, you can turn the fingerprint lock feature on or offturn disappearing messages on or offturn last seen and online status on or offsilence unknown callersadd or remove people from blocked contactschange who can add you to groupsturn conversation tones on or off, turn Send is enter on or off, and more, which are unavailable on the desktop.

You can turn “Ringtone” on or off when using the WhatsApp mobile version.

Turning the Ringtone off means your phone won’t ring when you receive a call on WhatsApp. This can be useful when you don’t want to be disturbed by calls but still want to receive messages.

On the other hand, turning the Ringtone on means that your phone will ring when you receive a call on WhatsApp. This can be helpful if you want to be notified of incoming calls even if you’re not actively using your phone.

Turn “Ringtone” on or off in WhatsApp

As mentioned above, you can turn off the Ringtone in WhatsApp to avoid being disturbed when you receive calls or turn it on so you don’t miss important calls.

Here’s how to do it.

First, open and launch the WhatsApp app on your mobile device.

Turn Last seen and online status on or off in WhatsApp

When the app opens, click the Settings and More button (vertical dots) at the top right corner.

Then click Settings on the context menu.

WhatsApp settings and more button

On the Settings screen, select Notifications to expand it.

WhatsApp notifications tile

Select “Ringtone” under Calls on the Notifications settings page to open it.

WhatsApp turn ringtone on or off

On the “Ringtone” settings page, you can use the “Ringtone volume” to adjust the ringtone volume, including silencing it.

Select one of the options below:

  • Default ringtone
  • Silent
  • Custom
    • Hangouts Calls
  • Samsung brand sound
    • Select a Samsung-branded sound
Turn ringtone on or off in WhatsApp

Make your choice and exit.

That should do it!


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