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Put the sounds in the /media/audio/notifications folder on your SD card. Create this folder if it doesn't exist.


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I suspect this is very much device dependent, but on the HTC Desire HD, you can press the physical volume down button to silence the ringtone whilst allowing the call to continue.


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I use Tone Picker to use any of my mp3 or other audio files for ringtones or other alerts. Even clock alarms! Pro Tip: ambient music makes for a lousy wake-up call.


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This isn't the "correct" way, but IMO it's a good way: use Ringdroid. With it, you can cut a suitable part of the MP3 to be used as a ringtone. This way you can get rid of those pesky intros on songs that have a slow start and save space by not having the entire MP3 duplicate in your ringtones folder.


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For Samsung Galaxy S, the way is to hold the volume down button. If you just press, nothing happens (or maybe you have to press it several times before it completely stops ringing, I don't know, but holding it makes it stop immediately)


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The HTC Desire allows you to flip the phone face down to silence that call. If that doesn't work with the Samsung then you can probably use Tasker to arrive at a similar result (put the phone into silent mode when it's face down).


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SMS Popup does vibration patterns on a per contact basis (or for all texts). Handcent does it only for all texts. Missed Call will do vibration patterns for SMS (per contact), phone calls (per contact), Battery, Calendar events, device storage, etc.


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In System Settings -> Sound you should be able to select Pick Ringtone. If you don't find the ringtone you want, you can use any MP3 or OGG. Just put the file on your sdcard in /sdcard/Ringtones/. Media scanner will classify anything in this directory as a Ringtone.


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I placed mine in /sdcard/media/audio/ringtones. After that the sound appears in the settings menu. See also: How do I set a custom MP3 as a ringtone for other notifications?


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RingDroid will let you use any MP3 or part of an MP3 or even record your own sound as an MP3 as a ringtone. Here's the QR Code:


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You can silence the call without rejecting it by pressing and/or holding the physical volume down button. Note that some phones accept a single momentary press, whilst others require you to hold the button for a moment or two. It seems Samsungs tend to fall into the latter group.


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Ryan is correct and I would recommend SMS Popup. Been using it since my G1 days. Lots of options like quick replies, custom vibration, and alert repetition to complement the custom message tones. You will need to turn off the native message notifications though, but it's definitely worth it.


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Add the files to the /media/audio/ringtones directory on your SD card. See also: How do I set a custom MP3 as a ringtone for other notifications?


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In last versions of Android (at least in Nexus S) it's kinda hard to set MP3 as a ringtone. There was an option before in the menus called "Set As" but in the new Music app it disappeared. What you can do is copy your mp3 to /sdcard/media/audio/ringtones, that ringtones folder might be empty or even not exist, in this case just create it. Then you go to ...


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Look in /system/media/audio/ringtones. The notifications folder one level up contains the notification tones.


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When the Galaxy Nexus is ringing... Tap the power button on the right side of the screen. The ringtone will stop and the screen will switch off. BUT the call has not been hung up. You can even press the power button again to switch the screen back on and the ringtone is silent if the call is still waiting to be answered. The voice call will still be at ...


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Go to the contact you want to add the ringtone to, press the menu button in the top right corner and select Set ringtone. The mp3 file has to be in the /sdcard/Ringtones/ directory for the phone to find it.


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I'd highly suggest Zedge for awesome ringtones! Everyone in my family has been using it for quite a while, and finding some pretty sweet stuff :) They have ringtones in the following categories: All Categories Alternative Blues Bollywood Children Christian & Gospel Classical Comedy Country Dance Electronica Entertainment Games Hip Hop Holiday Jazz ...


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Default ringtones are usually stored in /system/media/audio/ringtones. You might be able to access this location using a file manager. Keep in mind that, residing on /system, this place is read-only at best without root-access: so while you should be able to copy from here, you cannot place any files into this directory. If you want to manually add ...


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If you are rooted, you can push this collection of media files to /system/media/ Without root, android should still locate the files if you place them in a folder on your SD card called "media" and retain the rest of the file structure from the zip.


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Vibromaker is has pre-defined patterns.


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Using the Notification plug-in for Locale, you can set separate vibrate patterns for different conditions.


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To set up your mp3 file as a ringtone, simply create a new folder on your SD Card and rename it "ringtones", without the quotes of course. (Do same for alarms, notifications and ui). After that, add your mp3 files to the folder. Go to "Setting--sound--phone ringtone", there, you will see your added mp3 file. Joseph Nwalor (Slow).


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As the iPhone system sounds are the property of Apple, I cannot help you find them. If you do, however, place ringtones on your SD card under /ringtones and other sounds like new mail notification under /notifications. Go back into preferences and you should now be able to select these sounds.


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I asked this question to a friend and he suggested the AudioManager Widget. It allows you to control volumes for Alarm, Media, Alerts, Ringer, System, and Voice Calls independently. It also allows you to toggle vibrate for alerts and ringer independently. So far, it seems to be a solid app.


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If I go to Message - Settings I see options to choose different ringtones. Similarly if I go to Gmail - Settings - Main account, I can see options to choose ringtones. But I am using HTC Desire.


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To deviate from the generic notification ringtone, the app itself needs to support it. Are you using the stock email and SMS apps? Gmail, at least, allows for changing the notification ringtone that it uses. (In fact, you can setup individual notifications by account by label.)


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Use volume-rocker Click either up or down volume to silence your phone. This is the user-manual-recommended way. When you click it your screen stays on. Android user manual reference Note: this usually works with any phone, not just Androids. It used to work with old stupid-phones (antonym of smart-phones) as well.


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There are SMS apps in the market that allow you to customize notifications by sender. Handcent SMS is the one that I've used.



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