SMS Sounds

SMS Sounds


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Allows you to assign custom ringtones, vibrations, and LED Colors* to each of your contacts whenever you receive a text or multimedia message (SMS or MMS)! This app is very small compared to the full service SMS applications. It will not bloat your phone as it is designed to be used in addition to the default messaging software on your phone. You can setup every contact with a different ringtone so you know exactly who is sending you a text message!

*Some phones do not allow the color of the LED light to be altered. We cannot guarantee this app will allow you to change its color.

Steps for using SMS Sounds:

1. Turn off the default ringtone in the Messaging app. Run the Messaging app. Click Menu > Settings > Select ringtone > Silent. If you can disable vibrations in the Messaging settings, we recommend you do that also as the app now features vibrations. If not, go to Settings > Sounds > Vibration > Never.

2. Tap the “+” and setup your contacts with their own custom notifications. You can edit them at any time by tapping on the contact in the home screen (be sure to click save before exiting the screen).

3. Tap the "s" and setup the default notification sounds you had to disable in step 1 for the app to work properly.

This version includes all the features of the paid version. However, to keep the app free we've included a banner ad as well as an interstitial ad upon exiting the app. This will help us keep the app compatible with all future versions of Android. Please purchase the paid version if you like the app and do not want the ads.


Q: Why does the ringtone keep playing until I answer it?

A: Some ringtone files are set to loop endlessly. You can check this when you are in the ringtone picker. Select a tone and if it continues to ring over and over, it will also loop when you receive an SMS. The best thing for you to do is create or pirate your own sound files that do not loop and set them for your contacts.

Q: Why am I unable to assign a contact group a tone?

A: We promote individualism and do not support group tones at this time.

Q: Why do I get two notifications for every SMS text I receive?

A: This common problem occurs when you have a notification tone set in the Messaging app you use. You will need to set the sound to silent by going into the Messaging app then click menu to go to the Settings > Select Ringtone > Set as Silent. Don’t ask me how to shut them off for other custom applications, I didn’t develop them and I certainly don’t recommend them!

Q: My ringtones stopped working!

A: Try restarting your phone or going into the app to uncheck and recheck the "Tones Enabled?" box.

Q: Why do you need all those permissions?

A: That is the only way the application can recognize who an incoming text is coming from and to determine if you have a ringtone assigned to that number. We absolutely do NOT collect contacts or message information!

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Recently changed in this version

V4.0.3: Bug fix where a number was displaying for the ringtone instead of a name. The fix required the addition of the READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE permission. Removed interstitial ad displayed upon exit and moved the banner ad.

Comments and ratings for SMS Sounds
  • (38 stars)

    by Shamesha Custer on 19/02/2014

    This app though a lot better if you have a ringtone Maker is fun and easy to use

  • (38 stars)

    by Torrey Holman on 01/02/2014

    Worked on my Huawei ascend 2 and I'm installing it on my LG optimus F6.

  • (38 stars)

    by Mo Dex on 22/12/2013

    It does what it says

  • (38 stars)

    by kevin Raymond on 19/12/2013

    A really nice idea, simple but not that efficient. Not working 100% of time. Time to times we get default sound instead of the prefered one. Also, would be nice to set sound group specific (like starred...) Hope to have a fix soon :)

  • (38 stars)

    by Jangid Vishal on 13/12/2013

    So poor

  • (38 stars)

    by Dennis45251 on 05/12/2013

    Works great. My Android 4.1 jelly bean phone had problem with LED light won't stop flashing. I found that if you pull down notification bar (like checking for notifications) then release bar. Lights STOP flashing. On my phone pulling down notification bar also will silence a long text tone so you don't have to listen to the entire tone or song that you assigned to your contact.

  • (38 stars)

    by Dawn Ramsden on 15/10/2013

    Fab app

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