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

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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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Can I set my ringtones in Alarm without copy them in three folder?

I didn't like any tone I got in my android phone. I delete them by deleting those file from the phone (my mokee rom already root my phone). Now I feel too happy. Just want to confirm these things. ...
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How to use Google Music MP3s to set a ringtone/alarm?

I have bought various albums through Google Music cloud service and they are downloaded for offline use on my device. How can I use one of these MP3s as a ringtone or an alarm? It seems that the ...
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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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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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Set MP3 as ringtone on CyanogenMod 10

Without using a market app, how can I set a custom MP3 file as ringtone? I've tried placing the MP3 in media/audio/ringtones and variations (e.g. media/ringtones), but the MP3 does not show in ...
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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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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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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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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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How can I decrease the ringtone/notification volume on my Oppo Find 7?

I recently got this device and so far ColorOS is virtually indistinguishable from stock Android. The only problem is that the ringer and notification sound are insanely loud, even on the very lowest ...
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ringtone with increasing loudness

In KitKat I cannot find an option to set the ringlone to an increasing loudness. Where can I find this option in Android 4.4? Do I have to create a ringtome myself, that has an increasing level?
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Separate ringtone for calls from numbers not in the contact list?

Good old Siemens phones had a feature that allowed you to set a single ringtone for all calls coming from your contacts, and a single ringtone for all calls coming from numbers not in your contact ...
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Silence notifications but not calls

During my night time, I would like to silence all app notifications, including text messages, emails and news alerts. On the other hands, I do not want to silence calls. This is because calls after ...
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Is there any way to enable the ringer ONLY for a particular caller/group of callers?

Is there any way or app that will take a phone that is normally on silent/vibrate, and enable the ringer for a selected group of callers? My wife is notorious for leaving her phone on silent, and ...
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Repeat notifications for users on-call?

For people who are on-call and use android phones. What's the best way to repeat notifications until acknowledged? If an alert comes through at 4AM I may not hear one beep. But it would be nice ...
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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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Why does my SD data get messed up when i connect to PC with USB?

Every time I connect my phone to my computer via USB (Huawei U8666E, Android 4.0.3) even after I've disconnected my phone, the following 2 things happen (that I can tell): My ringtone goes back to ...
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Ringtones ring only once for alarms and calls in Cyanogenmod 11

I have the latest monthly Cyanogenmod 11 installed on my Samsung Galaxy SII phone. This past week, I noticed that the alarms I set (with both the built in alarm app and the I Can't Wake Up app from ...
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How to set MP3 ringtone in Android (Nexus S)

I am using Music (latest up to today) and TTPOD as my MP3 players. After Googling, I suppose I can set my MP3 ring tone, by long press on the song through Music application. However, once I long ...
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Smartphone on usb rings on computer [duplicate]

I got a smartphone on android, and when it is attached trough USB to my computer (windows or linux), I'd like to have it ring or do notifications in the headphones of the computer. Is there a way to ...
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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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Lost ringtones sound

I have an LG P700. A few days ago I tried to use LG PC Suite to back it up. PC Suite got stuck at some point of the process and asked me to disconnect the phone and restart it, in spite that the ...
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Sms ringtones type of file i have to use

Today i downloaded some .mp3 short files...But when i try to add them as SMS ringtones it tell me that "This is wrong type of file" In what type should i download those files so i can be able to add ...
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My ringtone volume stays stuck at “silent”. How do I fix this?

(Nexus4 with Android 4.4.4.) Recently my ringtone volume got stuck at "silent." Installing Volume+ and using that to control volume resolved this, but I would still like to know what is going on ...
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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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Custom ringtone for particular contact in 4.4.3

I am using nexus 5 with 4.4.3. I tried to keep the custom ringtone for contacts. I am able to keep custom ringtone for a particular contact with no problem. But when I choose none (ringtone with no ...
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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 set a ringtone only for calls but not sms?

I made ringtones from an app i downloaded and assigned them to contacts but when they send me SMS by what'sapp it's still the same ringtone. How do I make it just for the calls and a regular ...
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How to transfer a file from my downloads folder to my media folder? (Nexus 4)

I have downloaded an mp3 I want to use as a ringtone. I don't want to connect my phone (Nexus 4) to my computer, I just want to transfer the file from my downloads folder to the appropriate folder ...
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Ring only for favorites?

Any way to micromanage ringtones? I'd like to only hear my phone ring when called by people on one of my favorite lists, or family list. Same with sms/mms sounds. Edit: I'd already considered ...
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Ringtones from my MP3

I have in Bluetooth folder some .mp3 files. How can I make them ringtones? The phone ringtone option doesn't see them.
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Possible to set specific ringtones for contact groups on Nexus 5? [duplicate]

The last post I made was cut off abruptly for some reason. I recently got my Nexus 5, and I love it to bits. The only gripe I have right now, is that there is no inherent function to set specific ...
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My custom ringtone plays with stuttering, what may be the problem?

After some time (may be it's related to the update to 4.4.x) my custom call ringtone (a .flac file) started to stutter permanently and always. I can hear it even while choosing it in a system ...
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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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How to use a ringtone downloaded from google play?

I bought a ringtone in Google Play. I wanted to obviously make it the ringtone for my phone. It shows as being on my device but I can not add it as a ringtone. I need to know how I can make this a ...
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How to make delay vibration when phone is ringing?

How to make it start playing ringtone before it starts to vibrate? I like when the phone starts ringing very gently at first (to prevent startling me or annoying others), and but gradually comes to ...
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When extactly does the hangouts_video_call.ogg extracted from hangout.apk?

Two ringtones are extracted from Hangout.apk to /storage/ringtones folder during some system setup phase. To analyze that, I manually deleted the ringtone files from my_files >> Ringtone. Now, no ...
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Ringtone volume decreases after silenting and unsilenting my HTC Desire X

It's that clear as Title says. I can see that current Ringtone and Notification volume is at the highest level. I now put my phone in silence mode and deselected Silent (I selected it using ...
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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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Vibrate-only mode for google voice

I'd like to keep my mobile number private & give out the Google voice number for business. Is it possible to see the caller number for a google voice call, but set it so that it is in silent ...
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Lost my ice cream truck ringtone

I have a rzr hd and one of the stock ringtones was an ice cream truck. About a month ago, it disappeared from my phone. Any ideas? I don't know the name of it, but I haven't added any ringtones to my ...
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How to stop a phone from ringing without rejecting the call?

Sometimes I don't want to take a call, but I don't want him to know that. So I left the phone be until it stops, so it would appear that I'm away from phone or something and I miss the call. Can I ...
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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 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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Use music stored for offline playing from Google Play as ringtone/alarm

How do I use music stored for offline playing from Google Play as ringtone/alarm? I have tried the following: Then when you go to set your ringtone/alarm/notification, use the ES File ...
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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 do I set a custom MP3 as a ringtone for other notifications?

I have an HTC Droid Incredible running Android 2.2 FroYo and would like to use custom sounds/songs as ringtones for text message notifications, event and task reminders, Facebook and Twitter ...
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Sony xperia ringtone

I am using this mobile for over a week now and accidentally, I tapped on open (always open) on my ringtone such that, now I cannot set any MP3 ringtones and stuck with default Sony ringtones. Is ...
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Edit out a part of an audio file [closed]

How can I cut out a particular portion of the song and play the rest of the song? for example my song is of 4 minutes and 11 seconds and I want to remove the section from 2:04 to 3:30 and play from ...