How to put an audio received from WhatsApp as a notification tone

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Audio and voice notes received from WhatsApp can become the notification tone of your android mobile and in this article we will explain how. In your terminal you can set any sound such as tone and the audio you receive through the well-known messaging platform they cannot be less. If you have received a file that you like and you want it to be in charge of notifying you when you receive a notification, be careful.

Before we begin, we must remember that the audio and WhatsApp voice notes are in ".opus" format, not as popular as others like “.mp3” or “.wav”. Even if you need to convert the WhatsApp audio format, the process of setting it as your notification tone continues to be quick and easy and you can check it out now.



The audios you receive via WhatsApp can also function as notification tones

How to put an audio received from WhatsApp as a notification tone

As we said, any audio can act as a notification tone on your Android. In this case, we want to convert that good audio you received on WhatsApp into the tone that alerts you that you have received a notification on the device. You can set it as notification tone of the mobile phone or WhatsApp in particular, just change the final step.

Step by step, we explain how put a WhatsApp audio as a notification tone on your Android.

1º- Go to My files> Internal storage> WhatsApp> Media and click on the folder where the audio you want to set as notification tone is located (WhatsApp Audio or WhatsApp Voice Notes). Change the file name to find it easier, in our case we called it “Audio notification”.



2º- Access the online audio converter e change the file format to “.mp3” in so that the mobile phone recognizes it as a notification tone. Download the new audio to your phone.

3º- Move the downloaded file from the Downloads folder to the folder Notifications or Notifications, which can be in both the internal and external memory of the terminal. This step is essential for the audio to appear as a notification tone option on your mobile.

4- Go to Settings> Sounds & Vibration> Notification Sounds e select from the list the audio you received in WhatsApp, which you can easily recognize by name. Therefore, you will have set the audio you liked as much as the notification tone. From WhatsApp> Settings> Notifications you can also configure the audio in question as an app notification tone.


In summary, the process consists of locating the audio in My Files, changing its format on one of the conversion websites, moving it to the Notifications folder, and entering Sounds and Vibration to select it as the new notification tone. As you have seen, setting it as the tone for WhatsApp messages, groups or calls also has some complications.


As regards the theme of ringtones and notifications, we remind you that it is also possible to cut a song and set it as a "ringtone". Thanks to the high degree of customization of Android, you can choose any sound so that it is the one that alerts you that you have been called, that you have just received a message or that an app has notified you something.


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