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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 had this issue, but only with the Alarm media files. Use a file explorer, like ES File Explorer: Using the ES File Explorer, navigate to the folder you have place your custom alarm media files. Click on the file you want, and in the "Open with" prompt select "ES Media Player" Open the menu in the top right, and pick "Set ringtone" (the entry with a bell ...


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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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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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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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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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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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Another option is Ringo (Play Store, developer's site), which I've been using for over a year and it works great for just this purpose (I have a server that yells at me too). The free version has everything I need, though there is a paid version with more options as well. Update if you use Hangouts as your messaging app: As of Hangouts version 2.1.2 (June ...


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Go into your contacts. Open the contact you want to personalize the message tone. Click "edit". Then scroll down to the bottom and click on "ADD ANOTHER FIELD". Tap to put a check mark beside "Message tone" then tap "OK". Then tap on "Message tone" and your options should come up e.g. Media storage, Zedge, etc. Tap which option you want to choose the ...


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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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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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José Mejuto Was correct in his 2nd Point. deleting the /.nomedia file has no effect. 1: Go to "Settings -> Apps (All) -> Media storage" 2: Clear Cache & Data 3: Change your ring tone or notification tone Thanks José :)


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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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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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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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Download the song and use something like Audacity to edit it. Save to your ringtones directory on your phone. Nothing else out of the ordinary needs to be done.


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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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Before you wipe your phone, consider using a free app like Ringdroid to assign contacts with specific ringtones or even to just make a custom ringtone out of an mp3 track of choice.


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I believe what you're asking about are similar to the Verizon ringback tones, right? Ringback tones are not set from a phone level, they are a feature added and managed by the carrier. Your wireless carrier could probably change it for you, but there is no way you could manage it all from your phone. I know Verizon offers ringback tones, if that's the ...


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Though the is a little bit vague in nature, seems a very useful question for a larger community. You can use high pitched ringtones which are very common around the internet. Also I came across this post at XDA which seems quite useful for you. (did not test them myself though. even if me or anybody did, the level you require might be different.) In the ...


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The best way to do this is to do the following: Open WhatsApp Long press on the chat that you need to set the custom notification for Press Group info Press Custom Notifications Tick the checkbox at the top right Change the notification tone, vibration pattern, LED light colour as required. For what it's worth, I am using WhatsApp version 2.12.367, on an ...


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I don't have Android Marshmallow but following apps can easily achieve the goal on Android Lollipop 5.1. Should not fail on your OS, I believe. Let me know the result in any case. MacroDroid When headphones are plugged: Trigger: Headphones Insert/Remove → Headphones Inserted Action: Volume Change → select Notification and Ringer, and configure ...



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