There are a lot of incidental sounds that play on your Android Marshmallow phone when something happens. There is a lock sound when you turn off your screen, there are notification sounds that play when something happens in one of your apps that requires your attention, and there are even sounds that play when you touch something on your screen.
You might eventually decide to turn off some of these sounds, such as the tone that plays when you a dial a number in your Phone app. While that sound can be helpful at times, you might prefer to simply place a call without any audio assistance. Our guide below will show you how to turn off the keyboard tones in Android 6.0 so that dialing a phone number becomes a silent matter.
If you have an iPhone and want to use a different sound when someone calls you, then check out our how to change iPhone 13 ringtone guide for more information.
How to Turn off the Keypad Tones When Dialing in Android Marshmallow
The steps in this guide were performed on a Samsung Galaxy On5, but will work for other iPhone models using the same version of Android. Note that this is only going to stop the sound that you hear when you dial a number on the keypad. It will not affect any other sounds.
Step 1: Open the Phone app.
Step 2: Select the More option at the top-right corner of the screen.
Step 3: Tap the Settings option.
Step 4: Scroll down and choose the Ringtones and keypad tones option.
Step 5: Tap the button to the right of Dialing keypad tone to turn it off.
There are a lot of other sounds on an Android phone that you can turn off or adjust. For example, find out how to change the ringtone on your Android Marshmallow phone if you don’t like the one that currently plays whenever you get a phone call.
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