Turn off Facebook notification sounds

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This tutorial shows you how to turn off Facebook notification sounds. People have been annoyed especially because of the new notification sound. If you get a lot of chat messages and notifications, it might sound like a new Skrillex song. Chat sound enabling / disabling is easy to find, but notification sound is quite “under the hood”.

Turn off Facebook chat sound

Chat sound is played every time when you receive new chat message.

1. Click Chat from the bottom of the page.

Facebook chat location.

Facebook – Chat

2a. If Ticker panel doesn’t show up on the top of the chat, then you can find gear/wheel icon from the right side of the Chat text. Click Chat Sounds and chat sound is gone!

Chat sounds location when button is on top.

Facebook – Chat – Chat sounds (Top)

2b. If Ticker panel shows up on the top of the chat, then you can find gear/wheel icon from the bottom of the page. Click Chat Sounds and chat sound is gone!

Chat sounds location when button is on bottom.

Facebook – Chat – Chat sounds (Bottom)

 

Turn off Facebook notification sound

Notification sound is played every time when you have new notifications.

1. Click gear/wheel icon from top right and menu pops up. Click Privacy Settings.

Facebook privacy settings -link location.

Facebook – Privacy settings

2. Click Notifications from the left panel.

Notification settings -link location.

Facebook – Notification Settings -link

3. Click View where the line says “On Facebook – All notifications, sounds on”.

Facebook notification sounds -location.

Facebook – Notification settings – On facebook

4. Uncheck “Play a sound when each….”, and click Save Changes.

Uncheck to disable notification sound.

Facebook – Notification settings – Disable sound

Sit back and enjoy!

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