How to Enable WhatsApp Custom Notifications for Your Contacts

WhatsApp Custom Notifications

To enable WhatsApp custom notifications for your favorite contacts, you will need the version of the app that provides this update / feature. WhatsApp Custom notification feature helps you control the information from selected contacts according to your choice. Follow the steps below to set custom notifications:
  1. Launch WhatsApp from your device home screen.
  2. Open any conversation and tap on 'View contacts'. You can also access it by tapping on the profile name of the contact within their chat box.
  3. Now tap on 'Custom Notification'.
  4. Now, you just have to check the box "Custom Notification".
  5. After that all the options will be active and you will be able to tap on any of them.
  6. You will be able to configure settings for calls, messages, pop-ups and more information behavior, and easily and preferably the messages that you prefer with your favorite contacts.

Mute Notification

In addition to the above custom notification settings, you can also mute notifications when busy, and do not want to be bothered by the announcement of any consistent message.

This feature is also widely popular for group chat when someone does not want to be notified of what happens in the WhatsApp group, which is a part of them. With this feature, you can mute notifications about sending messages to some people.

To enable this feature, follow the steps below:
  1. Go to notifications in WhatsApp, or go to the conversation window to get in touch and tap on the profile name.
  2. Here you will find two options - 'Mute' and 'Custom Notifications'. We have already discussed about custom notification above.
  3. Toggle the switch located in front of the 'Mute' option.
  4. This will take you to the second window where you will see the time option to mute the notification.
  5. From this list, select the time that you do not want to receive notifications from the selected contact.
The above two guides are easy to help you manage and control how you want to notify about the messages of your favorite contacts in WhatsApp.