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How to turn off Facebook Messenger's notification sounds (Android)

Please note: this is a tutorial for inexperienced users. With over 700 million monthly active users, Facebook Messenger is undoubtedly one of the top instant messaging apps out there. It's so widely used, that the specific sound of receiving a message (you definitely know it) is often heard on the streets, in parks, cafes, and so on. Of course, you can always turn off Messenger's notification sounds on your smartphone or tablet, and we're now going to show you how to do it. The first obvious thing that you need to do is open the Messenger app. Once it's open, you can see a settings button in the upper right corner. Tapping on that opens the settings menu, from where you'll need to select the Notifications & Sounds tab. In the Notifications & Sounds sub-menu, you just need to deselect the Sound option, and you're done: you'll still receive notifications, but without any sound to bother you. You can also turn off vibration, and even

How to change the notification sounds in Facebook Messenger, Hangouts, Viber, and WhatsApp (Android tutorial)

The number of smartphone users who don't use an instant messaging service of some kind is probably one in a million. This should not come as a surprise as IMs are superior to plain old texts in a number of ways – you can chat to your heart's desire with many people at once, you can easily add photos, sounds, and stickers to your messages, and you'd usually get a notification once your message reaches the recipient.  However, there's one thing about IM services that's mighty annoying – pretty much nobody bothers to change their incoming message notification sound. That's why you hear the same tones everywhere you go, and at times, you can't be sure if it was your phone that beeped or not. The solution? Change your IM notification sound, of course. Here's how you change the default ringtones and notification sounds on four of the most popular IM services around. Note that the guide is intended for Android users. Facebook Messenger If y