How to change notification profiles on BlackBerry 10

On BlackBerry 10, notification profiles are still around, though the Loud and Medium profiles are now gone. It also isn't as simple as selecting a speaker icon on the homescreen to change the profiles either. In order to change them you have to dive further into the settings -- although going between Normal and Silent is quick and easy. Contiinue reading see how to change Notification Profiles on BlackBerry 10.

To change notification profiles: 

  • Tap Settings from the homescreen or from dropdown menu
  • Tap Notifications
  • Tap Mode to display the dropdown options and select desired profile from there

To toggle between Normal and last used Profile:

  • Swipe down from the top bezel in the homescreen
  • Tap Notifications to toggle between Normal and your last used profile

By default, this option toggles between Normal and Silent mode.

That's it. That's how to change the notification profiles on BlackBerry 10. If you have keyboard sounds on for the Normal Profile, change to either Silent of Vibrate will turn off the keyboard sounds too. Note that the volume keys on the side control media and game sounds, independent of notification sounds.