How to Change the Calendar Notification Sound on an iPhone

Using different notification sounds for different events on your iPhone can be helpful when you want to be able to identify something that occurred on your device without looking at it. But if you dislike a sound, or if two different notification sounds are too similar to one another, then you might decide to change it.

The notifications sounds for most things on your iPhone can be modified, including the notification sound for calendar events on your iPhone. Our tutorial below will show you the steps that you need to take in order to start using a different sound for upcoming calendar events.

 

Changing the Calendar Notification Sound

This article was written using an iPhone 5 in the iOS 8 operating system. The screens for earlier versions of iOS may not be exactly the same.

 

Step 1: Tap the Settings icon.

open the settings menu

 

 

Step 2: Scroll down and select the Sounds option.

select the sounds option

 

 

Step 3: Scroll down and select the Calendar Alerts option.

select the calendar alerts option

 

 

Step 4: Select the sound that you want to use for your notifications. If you would prefer not to have any sound for your calendar notifications, you can select the None option. Note that the sound will play if you select a new one. Once you are done, you can press the Sounds button at the top-left corner of the screen to exit this menu, or you can press the Home button under your screen to close the Settings menu completely.

choose the new sound for calendar alerts

 

 

You can read more about iCloud calendars here.

If you would like to change the default calendar that is being used on your iPhone, you can read this article.

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