Why can't I change notification sounds in hangouts?

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Cant change notification sound in hangouts

i have nexus 5x with android 6.0.1 i change merged sms and hangouts because on previous phone - nexus 5 it was default and i got used to it. i chaged both sms and hangout notification sound to my custom sound and neither took effect, it palys the default one. any ideas?
 

GlennTX

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Re: Cant change notification sound in hangouts

You need to enable permissions for the app to access file storage.

Go to: Settings, Apps, Hangouts, Permissions, Turn on "Storage"
 

CDXX-420

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Re: Cant change notification sound in hangouts

Sweet, thx GlennTX. Solved the issue for me. Still getting used to Marshmellow 6.0 on my LG Escape 3. :p