How to Change Notification Sound in Kik

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Kik is a great app that lets you keep in touch with friends, meet new people, create memes, and more without using your phone number. However, if you use the app often, that same notification sound can get annoying.

If you're wondering how to change notification sounds in Kik, you're in luck. This article will explain if this is possible and what you need to do to make it happen.


How to Change Kik Notification Sound on iPhone

Before explaining the process, it is important to clarify that Kik does not allow you to change notification sounds in the app.


The Kik notification is actually the one your phone uses when receiving standard SMS messages. So, if you want to change the Kik sound on your iPhone, you will need to customize your SMS notifications through your phone settings:

  1. Tap the gear icon to access settings.
  2. Tap "Notifications".
  3. Under "Include," tap "Messages."
  4. Tap "Sounds".
  5. Try different sounds and find the one you like.

By changing the sound of SMS notifications, you have automatically changed Kik notifications.

How to Change Kik Notification Sound on Android Device

As mentioned earlier, it is not possible to change the Kik notification sound in the app. Kik uses the exact sound you set up for your SMS notifications. If you want to change the Kik sound, you will need to go to your phone settings and change the sound of the text message.


  1. Tap the gear icon to access settings.
  2. Tap "Notification sounds".
  3. Tap "Sound".
  4. Select a new sound and exit the menu.

You have now successfully changed the Kik notification sound.


How to Enable or Disable Kik Notification Sound

Although you can't customize the notification sound in the app, Kik lets you turn it on or off. Follow the steps below to do so:

  1. Open the Kick app.
  2. Tap the gear icon in the top right corner to access settings.
  3. Tap "Notifications".
  4. Toggle the toggle button to turn it on or off. When the button is green, the sound is on.

How to Mute Someone on Kick

You can always mute a specific person in Kik if you don't want to show their notifications or turn them off altogether. You will continue to receive all messages from this person; you just won't know about it.


How to Mute Someone on Kick on an iPhone

If you are an iPhone user, follow the steps below to mute someone on Kick:

  1. Open the Kick app.
  2. Find the person you want to mute and swipe left on their profile name.
  3. Press "Mute".
  4. Choose whether you want to turn them off for an hour, a specific time, or forever.

How to Mute Someone on Kick on an Android

If you don't want to receive notifications about someone messaging you on Kick and you're using an Android, turn it off by doing the following:


  1. Open the Kick app.
  2. Find the profile you want to deactivate and press and hold it.
  3. Tap "Notification".
  4. Choose how long you want to turn them off.

Additional FAQs

Can I set different sounds for different notifications?

It is not possible to set different sounds for different notifications. As mentioned, Kick uses the notification sound you set for your SMS messages. You can only change it in your phone settings. Customizing Kik sound through the app is not possible at this time.

Get kicked from Kik

If you love creating and sharing memes, texting your friends, and meeting new people, Kik has the full package. Although you are not allowed to customize notification sounds in the app, you can do so by changing your SMS notification settings.

Learning how to change notification sounds in Kik will save you from having the same default sound as everyone else. No more turning around when you're in a big crowd!

Have you used Kik before? What is your favorite feature? Tell us in the comments section below.

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