Turn Off Chat Sounds on Freelancer

Freelancer is one of the newest websites to hit the Internet. It lets people from across the globe work and allows instant communication. The main purpose of the site is to let people work on various projects in order to get paid, or to find workers to help you complete a project. They even have a chat feature that makes communication even easier. You can turn your chat sounds off from both your computer and your smartphone.


Using Your Computer

  1. Launch an Internet browser. You will first need to open your favorite web browser. Double-click on the icon from your desktop and your browser will load on your computer.
  2. Go to Freelancer. When your browser is open, click on the search bar at the top of the screen. Now type in www.freelancer.com and press Enter.
  3. Log in. You will be brought to the website’s Sign In page. Enter your username and password on the text fields provided. When you are finished entering your information, click the “Sign in” button to load your account and start the process of disabling your chat sounds.
  4. Open your Contact List. Your profile page will load on the screen. If you look on the bottom-right side of the screen you will see a black rectangle with the words “Contact List” inside. Click on contact list to expand your current chat list.
  5. Click the gear. If you look at the contact list that popped up, you will see a gear box in the far bottom-right corner; click on it.
  6. Disable the chat sounds. When you click on the gear box, a small menu will pop up. The bottom of the list says “Chat sounds” and has a check mark beside it. If you click on the option, the check mark will disappear and your chat sounds will be disabled.

Using Your Smartphone

  1. Launch the Freelancer chat application. Tap on the app’s icon to open it. The icon looks like an origami hummingbird on a black background.
  2. Log in. Enter your username and password on the fields provided then click the blue “Log in” button.
  3. Click on the option button on your phone. This is usually found on the bottom-right side of the screen and is represented by a button with 3 lines. Click on this button and look at the pop-up menu that appears.
  4. Access Settings. The second option on the menu list reads “Settings”; tap on the button to load your next screen.
  5. Select “Notification Sounds. On this next screen, the second option says “Notification sounds”; tap on this option to load a list of all of your current ringtones.
    • There will now be a list of all of the different ring tones you have on your phone.
  6. Select a ringtone or disable the sound. Each ringtone has a bubble next to it; tap on the ringtone you want to use for your chats. You can even select “Silent” if you do not want to hear any tone.
  7. Save. Click “OK” at the bottom of the ringtone selection screen to save your changes.

Related Articles