How to Turn Off Sent Message Sound on Whatsapp

If you find someone who says, “I love texting everyone” or “I’m just a phone-call person,” know that there’s more to the story. No one can claim to like just one of these modes of communication at all times. Even if they have a strong preference, it’s still possible that there are people that they’d rather text/speak over a call with, no matter what might be the driving reason for it.

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Suppose you’re chatting with one of your texting buddies in the office or middle of a lecture. And while you’re having a great time yourself, the constant conversation tones are bothering others around you.

What would you do in such a circumstance?

Well, in our blog today, we’re going to talk about issues like these on how to turn off sent message sound on Whatsapp. Are you curious to learn more? Stay with us till the end.

Is it Possible to Turn Off Whatsapp Sent Message Sound?

Yes, you can turn off Whatsapp sent message sound on both Android and iPhone devices from the app settings. If you really think there’s no way just a sent message sound would be bothering you. You’re either annoyed by all in-app sounds or are quite busy and don’t want any sound to interrupt you at all, and we have a solution for both.

Moving ahead, we’re going to divide this section into two parts; the first part will tell you how to get rid of in-app notification sounds, and the second one will tell you how to get rid of all sounds on your device.

How to Turn Off Sent Message Sound on Whatsapp (Android)

Step 1: Open WhatsApp on your smartphone, and on the Chats tab, navigate the three-dots icon on the top-right corner, right next to the magnifying glass icon. Once you find it, tap on it.

Step 2: When you do, a pop-up menu will appear on your screen with multiple options listed on it. The last option on the menu will be of Settings; tap on it to go to your Settings tab.

Step 3: Once you’re on the Settings tab, navigate the menu displayed under your profile picture, name, and about.

On this list, locate Notifications with a bell icon next to it. When you find it, tap on it to view your Notifications settings.

Step 4: On the top of this next tab, the first option you’ll find is of Conversation tones with a toggle switch next to it.

By default, this toggle switch is always turned on, which enables WhatsApp to play sounds for all incoming and outgoing messages.

To get rid of these sounds, all you need to do is turn this toggle switch off, and your job’s done.

How to Turn Off Sent Message Sound on Whatsapp (iPhone)

While there’s no way to turn off WhatsApp sent message sound individually for iOS users, if you’re ready to say goodbye to all other in-app notification sounds as well, we can certainly arrange that.

Does this mean you can do nothing about the sent message sound here? Well, certainly not. If you’re familiar with iOS devices, you’ll know almost all basic features exist on both Android and iOS devices, although their names and locations might have been changed a little bit.

So, are you ready to explore how WhatsApp’s conversation tones can be turned off on your iOS smartphone? Let’s get started!

Step 1: Open WhatsApp on your smartphone. From the row of 5 icons arranged at the bottom of your screen, tap on the cogwheel one to go to your Settings tab.

Step 2: On this tab, following your name, profile picture, and bio, you’ll find a list of various actionable options. Navigate the Notifications option on this list with a red square and a white dot drawn on it.

Step 3: When you tap on this option, you’ll be taken to the Notifications tab of your account.

Although you won’t find the Conversation tones option listed here, if you look a little further down this page, you’ll find the option of In-App Notifications with a right-facing arrow drawn at the corner; tap on it.

Step 4: When you do that, you’ll be taken to another tab, where the first section will of the ALERT STYLE, which lets you choose the format of your WhatsApp notifications.

Right under this section, you’ll see two options with toggle switches drawn next to both:  Sounds and Vibrate. By default, both these switches are turned on.

But in order to do what you came here for, you’d need to turn off the toggle next to Sounds. Alternatively, if vibrations are problematic to you, you can turn off both toggles as well. As soon as you do, you’ll find yourself free of any annoying pop-up noise while conversing on WhatsApp.

Can You Stop Sound When Sending Whatsapp Messages by Putting Phone on Silent Mode?

Now that we’ve talked at length about how you can change your in-app notification sound settings let’s tell you how you can get rid of all notification sounds. The answer to it is quite simple, and we’re sure most of you must’ve figured it out by now. Yes, we’re talking about putting your phones on silent.

We’re also sure none of you need a step-by-step guide on how to put your own phones on silent, but here’s a single-lined instruction to help you. For those of you who use iOS devices, a button on the left side of your phone can do that for you. And for Android users, it can be done from the quick notification window itself.

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Dharmesh Donda

iStaunch is written by Dharmesh Donda, an avid Internet geek, IT professional since 2012. Have been in IT industry for more than a decade, and currently doing management and consulting work have taken a plunge into entrepreneurship.

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