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

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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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“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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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 ...
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Ringtone shortened with lollipop

Having issue since update to Lollipop on Samsung Galaxy S5. When phone rings, sound comes on for 1 second, off for 3, one for 1, off for 3. This happens with Zedge and system ringtones. I have ...
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Ring tone for “Moto G” after upgrading to Lollipop

If i go into the ringtone setting, it is displayed in a different language and unable to set the ringtone. Any solutions?
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How to set custom ringtone for contacts group in Lollipop contact app

I'm using Moto g with Lollipop 5.0.2. I can add contacts to group by edit contact. How do I add specific ringtone for specific contact? How do I add specific ringtone for specific group? If there ...
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Is there any way to use “alarm tones” as ringtones?

I have the straighttalk Optimus fuel. In browsing" alarm tones" there are 2 - forest festival and morning cello I would like to make use as ringtones but they are not in that section... is there ...
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Cannot change ringtone in Moto G 2nd gen. after upgraded to Lollipop [duplicate]

I cannot change ringtone in Moto G 2nd gen. after I upgraded Android version to Lollipop. Previously it was working fine. But now I have only one default ringtone that's working. How to fix it?
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Ringtone is starting late as a result of this it gets cut

When we receive a call the ringtone is very slow for the first 3 secs and after that the ringtone plays with full volume. Is that a fault of my phone or everyone is facing the same? The first 3 secs ...
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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 to manually upload ringtones and notifications to DroidX?

I've created 2 folders on the root of the SD card, Ringtones Notifications and placed one mp3 file within each. When I disconnect the DroidX from the USB cable and navigate to either "Settings" > ...
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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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Putting in an SD card made my zedge ringtones unusable and I can't access the pet shop app etc.,

I don't have an android, but my girlfriend said she needed an SD card so I got her one. She put it in her phone, it just said 'setting up SD card' and she didn't have to do anything else. It made her ...
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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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Ringtones from Google Play for ATT phone

Have Samsung Note 4 with AT&T. Purchased 2 ringtones from google music play store. Have them in my music playlists but can't figure out how to move them over to AT&T's ringtones list. Any ...
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I'm having trouble making a custom ringtone

I have an LG-LS855. I don't seem to have any way to plug it in to my computer. I've made a ringtone I want to use. It's an mp3 file. I've uploaded it onto Google Drive. The only thing I seem to be ...
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I cannot set my own ringtone on my MOTO G2 [duplicate]

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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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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With headphones plugged in, set incoming call ringtone to play through speaker

I use my phone to play music at work. When I wander away from my desk, I often leave my headphones plugged in. If someone calls my phone when the headphones are plugged in, the phone rings, but only ...
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Custom ringtone is not working after lollipop upgrade in moto g 2nd generation handset [duplicate]

After the OTA lollipop upgrade, am not able to hear the custom ringtone when the call arrives. Hearing only beep sound.. help me out this is too annoying bug.
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custom ringtones not working after Lollipop [duplicate]

I have the same question as this: Custom ringtone not working on Nexus 5 since OTA Lollipop I tried clearing the cache and restarting but it didn't work. Anyone have other suggestions? What is ...
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Custom ringtone not working on Nexus 4 since OTA Lollipop

My problem is exactly the same as in this question: Custom ringtone not working on Nexus 5 since OTA Lollipop I have Nexus 4, never rooted, never jail-breaked after I installed the update to ...
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set Video as Ringtone in Samsung Galaxy s4

Is that possible to set Video as a ringtone in Samsung Galaxy S4? It's perfectly working in my NOKIA Lumia 630. But no in Samsung Galaxy S4. Any ways if you have. Thanx
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How do I silence “Galaxy Apps”?

By "Galaxy Apps" I don't mean "apps installed on my Galaxy S4", I specifically mean the app called "Galaxy Apps". Apparently, the purpose of the app is to keep the pre-installed junk that cannot be ...
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Disable ringtone for incoming SMS from bank

I have a Sony Z1 Compact with Android 4.4. I have a subscription to get text messages whenever my credit card is charged. Some of these payments are handled at night, probably because the payment is ...
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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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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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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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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 ...