A ringtone is the tune that gets played when somebody calls.

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Possible to set custom ringtones for Nexus 5 contact groups?

I recently acquired my Nexus 5. While I'm absolutely in love with the device, I haven't been able to find a way to set a custom ringtone for specific contact groups.
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Custom ring tone for callers who block their caller ID?

How can I set a custom ringtone for callers who block their caller ID? I don't want the same ringtone for callers who don't block caller ID but are also not one of my contacts (otherwise, I could set ...
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How to make ringtones louder so that I can hear it in a loud environment?

It seems that the only ringtone I was able to hear was the one in my old Nokia phone, 10 years ago. Nowadays, in the era of smartphones, no matter which ringtone I chose, I have problems hearing it ...
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Nexus 5x won't use custom ringtones/notifications

Just got the 5x, and loaded it with my favorite tones. Did the same thing I usually do with Android phones to set different tones for different app notifications, alarms, etc. Phone either plays ...
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Phone starts ringing for caller long before phone starts ringing, why?

When I call my wife's phone from my phone, I hear three or four rings through my handset before her ringtone starts. Is there a way to reduce or eliminate this delay? (Yes I have checked the audio ...
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How to customize Facebook chat notification sound?

Facebook app and the Facebook Messenger app often plays the same sound for new incoming chat message - this is the system notification sound. That makes me confused facebook chat with other ...
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minimuize ring volume at certain times of day

I have an android phone, a kid, and some friends who call just after the kid goes to bed. My friends will call, at 7pm, my phone will ring, and the ring will wake up my kid. Is there an app that can ...
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Set ringtone to start from a specific point

I recently got my Nexus 5 and I would like to know if there is any way that I can set a ringtone to start from a specific point from a track that I have on my phone. There is any app that can help me ...
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Whatsapp makes my HTC One m9 not ring for phone calls

My HTC One M9 runs fully updated Android 5.1. When I first turn on the mobile and make sure it's not silent nor on vibrate and the ringing volume is at max and I receive a phone call, it rings as it ...
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what controls the outbound ring tone on LG Optimus F7 all i get is tones instead of ring tone [duplicate]

When i make a call all i here is a tone every few seconds just like its ringing but tones instead and the call goes thru. I can not find any setting that changes the out going ring tone.
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How to view ringtone associated with a contact in moto g2

I'm using Moto g2 with Lollipop 5.0.2. I can set custom ringtones for a contact. But Cannot see anywhere which ringtone is associated with the contact.
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Submitting audio artwork (ringtones, notify sounds) for Android… is it possible?

I've made / am making some ringtones, notify sounds etc. for my cell phone, and i figured if i make enough of them, i could share them to be included with the next version of Android. Is this ...
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MP3song as ringtone in Android

Can anyone please tell me how to set any one of MP3 songs from Music Library as ringtone for Android phone -Lenovo K4 Note. ? Thanks in advance.
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How to set custom ringtone in Android?

I have copied desired MP3 file into /storage/emulated/0/Notifications. What next? There is no Add button in ringtone list: Click image for larger version There is only note-iconed button in the ...
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How to change the ringtone for SMS in Samsung Galaxy Y?

Is there a way to change the ringtone for SMS in Samsung Galaxy Y, Gingerbread v2.3.6?
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How to create gapless ringtone?

I've some usic I want to create ringtone from. When using ringdroid, I always have a gap between two plays of my ringtone. So, is there a way to create gapless looping ringtones ?
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Ringtones incompatible with custom rom. How to improve compatibility?

I have been using Samsung Galaxy s4 stock firmware up until now. Yesterday I switched to AOKP 4.4.4 (18/10/2014 build) and I've noticed that none of my old ringtones work (12 unrelated ringtones). I ...
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Setting “phone ringing” sound for outgoing calls

When I place a call I hear the traditional rotary dial phone ringing sound until the person at the other end, whose ringtone most likely is completely different, answers. What I was wondering is, can ...
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How do I set a custom SMS tone for a single contact?

If it matters any I have an HTC Desire Z with the original Sense install. We have this monitoring service at work that keeps an eye on the various servers and starts frantically SMS'ing me whenever ...
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Is there a way to enable the ringer/notification sounds only when using headphones?

Let me explain the scenario: I always keep my phone in vibration mode (no ringer, no notification sounds, just the vibration), since I'm a forgetful person and I'd end up forgetting to turn the ...
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How do I make Android continue playing the ringtone music instead of restarting it as peer calls again?

Device receives a call, but there is no reply. In 3 minutes, there is another ring from the same peer. How do I make long ringtone music continue from some point instead of starting from scratch when ...
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How can I change the ringing noise when I place a call?

I'm not asking to change the ringtone for contacts (what plays when they call me). Now am I asking how to change the outgoing ringtone--so that when people call me they hear a custom ringtone while ...
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How to copy ringtones to Galaxy Ace 2?

Gingerbread on board :-). I try to customize ringtone, so I copied files to "/system/media/audio/ringtones". Depending on the app, either the copy is forbidden or the copy is ignored. Next try -- as ...
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custom ringtones for all contacts

i tried to set custom ringtone via Es File Explorer But Still the default mobile ringtone , it success when i set custom specific contact , the problem : i want to set custom ringtone for all ...
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Default Ringtone automatically resetting to “Silent”

I use a Samsung Galaxy Note 3 (with Android 4.4.2), which was working fine. Recently, the device started resetting the default ringtone to "Silent", no matter whatever ringtone is set to. Because of ...
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How to set up priority mode in Android 4.3?

I have an Android 4.3 phone and don't expect any Lollipop updates soon. However, Lollipop's "Priority Mode" is a feature that would be tremendously in my daily life. Specifically, I expect the ...
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Custom notification for whatsapp group

I'm in a whatsapp group which requires some sort of quick reaction. I'd like to set a special (custom or at least non-standard) notification tone or sound specifically for that group (and only it). ...
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How can I turn songs from Google Play Music into ringtones?

Is there a way to easily use music from Google Play Music as ringtones on my phone?
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“Wrong file type, please select again” when choosing a ringtone

I have a Nexus 5, all my ringtones and notification sounds returned to default, and when I try to set any file as a sound I get this message: Wrong file type, please select again I get the same ...
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Unable to set custom ringtone on Moto G 2 after upgrading to Lollipop

I'm unable to customize the ringtone on my second generation Moto G after upgrading to Lollipop. I tried doing it normally from the Android settings, but just got a default "beep" sound instead. Only ...
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Location for custom Ringtones/Alarms/Notifications that hides them from Play Music?

There seems to be a lot of misinformation about the proper location and format for custom Ringtones, Notifications, and Alarms in Android and I'm wondering what is correct. I've read that the path ...
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Why can't Android Media Storage detect my new Ringtone file?

I have had this problem on both the Nexus 4 and Nexus 5 (of all phones). I have a file, it is the same ringtone file I use on all my phones, it is an edited mp3 of a song I like. I put this file in ...
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How to install a ringtone into internal memory?

I am using a custom ringtone. It is a mp3 which is stored on the external SD card. When my phone is connected via USB to my computer and the SD card is mounted, my phone uses a default ringtone on ...
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LG G3 (d855) Lollipop: cannot set custom ringtone

I'm having a weird situation: I cannot add a custom ringtone to my LG G3. I made an MP3 file with Audacity, I uploaded it using AirDroid and set it as default ringtone (like I used to do on my ...
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How can I find my phone when it's on silent/vibrate mode?

Sometimes when I can't find my phone, I call it from my wife's phone or my landline. (There's also online service which provides a free call to your phone, it's a handy way to find a missing phone). ...
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Custom ringtone not working on Nexus 5 since OTA Lollipop

I've updated my non-rooted, vanilla Nexus 5 with an OTA update to Android 5.0 Lollipop and since then my custom mp3 ringtone stopped working. Here are the symptoms: When selecting it via the ...
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Android 5.0, Galaxy Note 3: Phone's ring tone resets to zero after receiving call

After updating my phone to Android 5.0 (unroot, official update), my phone becomes muted after receiving a call. The ring tone volume is set to zero after receiving a call. I have tried doing ...
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How can I restore the original ringtones and sounds?

Without really thinking, I used the "clear data" command on the Media Storage app, which deleted all the stock ringtones and notification sounds from my Nexus One. How can I get them back?
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I want to stop ringtone silence feature while incoming any call and shaking my phone in Intex Cloud Y2

I have not installed any app in my phone like shake it off or any but whenever I get any call on my Intex Cloud Y2 it gets silenced when I move this phone or shake it. This case usually occur when I ...
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Ringtone and vibration not working on Nexus 5 (Android 5.0.1)

Ringtones and vibration stop working on my Nexus 5 (using Android 5.0.1) when receiving a call. There were working before, but I don't know why the ringtone and vibration just stop. I tried different ...
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Music and Ringtones no longer found - Nexus 5 with Lollipop

I have a stock Nexus 5 with 5.1.1 Since last Friday, Google Play Music can no longer access music put in the Music folder AND my custom ringtones which are in Ringtones folder can no longer be found. ...
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Ringer not ringing when phone call comes through

I have a Nexus 6 running the latest version available to it (5.1.1). All of a sudden, a few days ago, the ringer has stopped ringing when I receive a phone call. I have the volume turned all the way ...
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Reset ringtone picker preferences

My Samsung Galaxy S2 on Gingerbread was set to use Handcent as the default ringtone picker, and I accidentally changed this back to the built-in ringtone picker. How do I get it to use Handcent again? ...
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Why are ringtone-songs I buy from Google Play impossible to make into ringtones?

This is not a duplicate question --- at least not a duplicate of many questions that the search-engine gave me that seem similar up-front -- but as soon as I read them, I realized that they do not ...
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Where is the default ringtone stored?

I recently brought a Sony Xperia C. One of my friends like a few default ringtones of the phone. I tried to search in the internal as well as sd card memory but couldn't find the ringtone. Where ...
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Making SMS sound and other notifications play in speaker with headphones inserted

I would like to be able to go to sleep with headphones plugged into my S4 so that I can listen to podcasts, but then there is the problem that I don't hear SMS messages or calls during the night, ...
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How to make ringtone ring at high volume right from the begining in moto e?

My Moto E rings at low volume in the beginning of the ringing and slowly increases to high volume after some 4 or 5 seconds. I want the ringtone to be at high volume from the start? Is that ...
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I bought an Android ringtone at Google Play Store on my PC. How do I transfer it to my phone and select it as my ringtone?

I bought an Android ringtone at Google Play Store on my PC. How do I transfer it to my phone and select it as my ringtone? The song is Money Talks by ACDC. I bought it at this link: Google Play link ...
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make calls ring (sound) while notifications vibrate only

Is it possible to control volume in such a way that I can make ringtone ring (sound), while notifications only vibrate. It doesn't matter if calls vibrate or not, ideally though it does vibrate. I ...
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Don't play phone ringtone if bluetooth headset is connected

We recently got rid of our landline and were are now using a 1st gen Republic Wireless Moto E as our home phone. We also bought Vtech Connect to Cell phones so we'd have a more home phone like ...