How To Change Twitter App Notification Sound

Timothy Iyekowa
By Timothy Iyekowa - Writer & Editor
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Twitter has become quite an important social media platform nowadays. As an active Twitter user, you will get a lot of different kinds of notifications.

You can use it to know which notification is important and help you to know which one you need to attend to immediately.

If you are wondering how to change your Twitter notification sounds then you have chanced upon the right article.

In this article, you will learn how to change your Twitter notification sounds. You will also know how to enable or disable the Twitter notification sound on your iPhone.

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How To Change Notification Sound For Twitter App

Different Twitter notification sounds can make you tell the difference in the type of info it contains.

Direct messages, tweet replies, retweets, and new subscribers come with different notification sounds.

You may want to change some of the notification sounds to sounds that you can easily identify to make it easier to know the important Twitter notifications.

Change Twitter Notification Sound Android

If you’re using an Android you can easily change the notification sound of the Twitter app.

Step 1: Open Settings

Open the Settings app on your Android phone, and tap on “Apps & notifications,” then “App info“.

Step 2: Find Twitter

From the available apps, scroll down to the Twitter app and then tap on it.

Step 3: Tap Notifications

Tap on “Notifications.” This will open a page with different Twitter notification categories for each Twitter account.

Tap on the one you’d like to change [Direct Messages, Emergency Alerts, News, Followers, and contacts, etc.] Then tap on Advanced > Sound and choose the one you like.

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Change Twitter Notification Sound iPhone

Unfortunately for iPhone users, recent versions of iPhone [iOS 14 upwards] do not have access to the feature on Twitter that allows them to change default notification sounds.

The best you can do as an iPhone user is to enable or disable the Twitter notification sound. Here is how to go about it.

Open Settings on your iPhone. Tap on “Notifications”. A list of apps appears and scroll down to the Twitter app and tap on it.

Turn the Twitter notification sound on or off by tapping on the “Sound” button.


Using Twitter frequently, not every notification may require your instant attention. Other notifications like Direct Messages may need your instant attention.

You can change Twitter notification sounds to the ones that you can easily identify and be able to tell which one is important.

For Android, you can change the notification sound by accessing your App Info settings in your phone’s Settings app.

Unfortunately for iPhone users, all you can do is enable or disable Twitter notification sounds. You can do this by accessing Notification settings on your phone’s settings app.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Why is my Twitter notification sound not working on Android?

You may have activated your Silent mode. Turn off Silent Mode, and you should start hearing your Twitter notification sounds again.

How do I turn off the sound on the Twitter app?

Settings and Privacy > Accessibility, display and languages > Display > Toggle Sound effects off.

How do I turn on Twitter notifications on Android?

Open Twitter and tap on your profile picture at the top right corner > Tap on Settings and privacy > Tap Notifications > Tap Preferences > Tap Push notifications and select which types of notifications you would like to receive.

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By Timothy Iyekowa Writer & Editor
As a seasoned content writer with 4+ years of experience in consumer technology, Timothy has been a dedicated author and editor at since its inception. Specializing in addressing user concerns, his articles offer effective solutions for Android, iOS, Windows, and Mac-related issues. Timothy's expertise also extends to crafting content about social media and various applications. Through his daily articles, he consistently aids users in overcoming their technology challenges.
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