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I want to switch off the message tone in Facebook. That is the beep sound that chimes when any of my friends messages me via chat. How can I do this?

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From Help Centre:

How do I turn off/on sound when I get an IM (instant message) in Facebook Chat?

To disable or enable the notification sound, please follow the steps below:

  1. Select the "Chat" menu button in the lower right corner of any Facebook page.
  2. Click the "Settings" link.
  3. Check the box next to "Play Sound for New Messages."

If the sound setting has not changed when you receive chat messages, please log out of your account and sign back in.

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Thank you. Most annoying feature in the history of the Internet and not intuitive that it would be under chat even when chat is turned off. – citizen conn Apr 5 '13 at 2:48

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