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How to get your Samsung phone to use Ring notifications

Posted On: 15 Feb 2020   |   Posted By: Pocket-lint

How to get your Samsung phone to use Ring notifications

Ring's Video Doorbell - and other Ring devices - have that distinctive notification tone. It's a useful tone, letting you know when your device has detected motion or when someone has pressed your doorbell. Unfortunately, some smartphones run roughshod over this notification, changing it to the default for the device - and Samsung is especially bad for this. This seems to happen because Samsung sets the default notification to its own for all apps and doesn't always recognise that some apps have their own set of sounds. Fortunately there's an easy fix - and the best place to start isn't in the phone's notification controls, but in the Ring app itself.
Open the Ring app.
Tap the menu burger top left and tap devices.
Select the device you want to manage, like your Ring Video Doorbell .
Head into Device Settings > Notification Settings > App Notification Tones and you'll get access to the notifications.
Then tap on Ring Notifications or Motion Notifications to select these sounds.
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