You can easily change up your iPhone’s ringtone, alarm, and notification chimes. | Photo by Becca Farsace / The Verge

Apple’s ecosystem can be a little “one size fits all” without a lot of room for personalization (though that’s changing in iOS 16). Customizing your iPhone’s alert sounds can make your device feel a little more personal and fun. And maybe — I’m just spitballing here — you can even make a funny reference to a ’90s comedy starring Bill Murray in the process. Just an idea.

In any case, here’s how to change the sounds for your ringtone, mail, texts, and calendar alerts. For reference, I tested this out on an iPhone 11 running iOS 15.5:

Go to Settings > Sounds & Haptics.

Tap the task with the alert tone you want to change.
Scroll down to choose from a list of ringtones (longer sound clips) or another of alert tones.
At the bottom of each…

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