Your computer will play a simple alert sound for certain types of messages and events. You can choose different sound clips for alerts, set the alert volume independently of your system volume, or disable alert sounds entirely.
Open the Activities overview and start typing Sound.
Click on Sound to open the panel.
In the Sound Effects tab, select an alert sound. Each sound will play when you click on it so you can hear how it sounds.
Use the volume slider in the Sound Effects tab to set the volume of the alert sound. This will not affect the volume of your music, movies, or other sound files.
To disable alert sounds entirely, switch the Alert volume to OFF.
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