How to Set a Text Tone for a Contact on the iPhone


Being able to identify a caller on your iPhone by simply hearing the ringtone that plays is a useful option that you can set on your device. You can read this article to learn how. But there are other contact-specific options that you can set, including the tone that plays when a contact sends you a text message. Our article below will teach you how to set a text tone for a contact on the iPhone 5.

 

How to Assign a Text Tone for a Contact on the iPhone 5

This tutorial was performed on an iPhone 5, with the iOS 7 operating system. If your iPhone does not look the same as in these images, then you are probably using a different version of iOS. You can read here to learn how to update to iOS 7 (if your phone is compatible with the update).

 

Step 1: Open the Phone app.

open the phone app

 

 

Step 2: Select the Contacts option at the bottom of the screen.

select the contacts tab at the bottom of the screen

 

 

Step 3: Select the contact for which you want to assign a text tone.

select the contact

 

 

Step 4: Touch the Edit button at the top-right of the screen.

tap the edit button

 

 

Step 5: Scroll down and touch the Text Tone option.

how to set a text tone for a contact on the iphone

 

 

Step 6: Select the text tone that you want to set for this contact. Note that touching a tone will play it for a few seconds. Touch the Done button at the top-right of the screen when you have selected the tone that you want to use.

select the tone you want to use

 

 

Step 7: Touch the Done button again to save your changes.

touch the done button

 

 

Do you want to be able to send emojis on your iPhone? Learn how to add the emoji keyboard with this article.

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