Manage sound settings

If your watch has a speaker, you can change the following sound settings. If you don’t see these sound settings, then your watch has no speaker.

  • Media volume
  • Alarm volume
  • Ring volume
  • Ringtone

You can also pair a Bluetooth headset to play music from your watch.

Note: You cannot use a Bluetooth headset paired to your watch during calls.

Mute all sounds
  1. If your screen is dim, tap the screen to wake up the watch.
  2. Swipe down from the top of the screen.
  3. Tap Sound Sound.
    NoteFor some watch versions, swipe from right to left to find and tap Sound Sound.

To turn the sound back on, tap Mute Mute.

Media volume

To change how loudly your watch plays sounds and music:

  1. If your screen is dim, tap the screen to wake up the watch.
  2. Swipe down from the top of the screen.
    • Wear OS by Google: Tap Settings Settings.
    • All other watches: Swipe left and tap Settings Settings.
  3. Scroll down and tap Sound or Sound and notifications.
  4. Tap Media volume.
  5. Drag the slider to set the volume.
Alarm volume

To change the loudness of your watch's alarm:

  1. If your screen is dim, tap the screen to wake up the watch.
  2. Swipe down from the top of the screen.
    • Wear OS by Google: Tap Settings Settings.
    • All other watches: Swipe left and tap Settings Settings.
  3. Scroll down and tap Sound or Sound and notifications.
  4. Tap Alarm volume.
  5. Drag the slider to set the volume.
Ring volume

To change the loudness of your watch's ringtone:

  1. If your screen is dim, tap the screen to wake up the watch.
  2. Swipe down from the top of the screen.
    • Wear OS by Google: Tap Settings Settings.
    • All other watches: Swipe left and tap Settings Settings.
  3. Scroll down and tap Sound or Sound and notifications.
  4. Tap Ring volume.
  5. Drag the slider to set the volume.
Watch ringtone

To change your watch's ringtone:

  1. If your screen is dim, tap the screen to wake up the watch.
  2. Swipe down from the top of the screen.
    • Wear OS by Google: Tap Settings Settings.
    • All other watches: Swipe left and tap Settings Settings.
  3. Scroll down and tap Sound or Sound and notifications.
  4. Tap Watch ringtone.
  5. Scroll down to see a list of ringtones. Choose the ringtone you like best.

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