How To Customize WhatsApp Notifications in 2020
How To Customize WhatsApp Notifications in 2020

With Android Oreo, Google introduced Notifications channels which streamlined notifications through native APIs. The feature is useful because it allows users to set the visual and auditory behavior for each channel. The Notification channel feature is already there, but only a few know how to utilize it.

So, in this article, we are going to share a tutorial on how to customization app Notification with Notification Channels. To explain the tutorial, we are going to use the popular instant messaging app WhatsApp. It’s worth noting that the Notification Channel feature is not only limited to WhatsApp, but you can also implement these changes on other apps as well.

With the Notification Channels, you can customize WhatsApp Notifications based on Individual contacts with custom time and notification tune. So, let’s explore how to customize WhatsApp Notifications with Notification Channels on Android.

Customize WhatsApp Notifications in 2020

Before going through the tutorial, please be mindful that the Notification Channel feature is available on Android version 8.0 & above. So, read the article only if your phone is running on Android version 8.0 or above.

Step 1. First of all, open your Android’s App Drawer and then tap on ‘Settings’

Tap on the 'Settings'
Tap on the ‘Settings’

Step 2. Now under the Settings, you need to tap on the ‘Notifications’

Tap on the 'Notifications'
Tap on the ‘Notifications’

Step 3. There you need to pick the app to create and manage Notification Channels. Here we have picked WhatsApp.

How To Customize WhatsApp Notifications
How To Customize WhatsApp Notifications

Step 4. Now you will see a wide range of options like Critical App alerts, Failure Notifications, Media Playback, Message Notifications, Group Notifications, etc.

Step 5. Now tap on the notification type which you want to edit and then set everything as per your requirements. You can even choose to hide the app’s notification from the status bar.

Select the noitification type and set everything as per your wish
Select the notification type and set everything as per your wish

Step 6. If you want to set a different audio tune, tap on ‘Sound’

tap on 'Sound'
tap on ‘Sound’

Step 7. From the same panel, you can even enable or disable Lock Screen notifications.

enable or disable Lock Screen notifications
enable or disable Lock Screen notifications

This is how you can customize WhatsApp Notification with Notification Channels on Android.

So, this is article is all about how to customize WhatsApp Notifications on Android smartphones. I hope this article helped you! Share it with your friends also. If you have any doubts related to this, let us know in the comment box below.



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