Customize notifications for a contact

Notifications that you customize for contacts override notifications that you set for specific apps. For example, if sound is turned on for phone notifications for a contact but the sound is turned off for the phone, the phone still rings when the contact calls you.
  1. On the home screen, swipe down from the top of the screen.
  2. Tap Settings > Notifications.
  3. At the bottom of the Notifications screen, tap Contacts.
  4. Tap The customize for contact icon.
  5. Tap a contact.
  6. Do any of the following:
    • Tap Phone Calls.
    • Tap Email Messages.
    • Tap BBM.
    • Tap Text Messages.
    • Tap Other Messaging, which includes apps like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and more.
  7. Change the Tone, Vibrate, LED, or Instant Previews settings.
  8. Tap The Back icon until the Contacts Notifications screen appears.
Contacts that you set customized notifications for are listed on the Contacts Notifications screen.