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Questions tagged [ringtone]

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

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How hard can it be for Google to separate Notification and Ringing volume on Android One [on hold]

I am tired of ultra-loud notification tones and the use of unoptimized third-party software to control something as basic as notification volume. I believe Google is blessed with the most advanced ...
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Disable ringtone fade-in

My Moto Z2 Play includes a "feature" where call rings and alarm sounds start out nearly silent and increase to full volume over about five seconds. I have been unable to find any setting to change ...
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How do I set a custom SMS tone for a single contact in Android Messages running on Samsung Galaxy Note 8?

How do I set a custom SMS tone for a single contact? in the answer at https://android.stackexchange.com/a/16653/13886 it is claimed that this option exists in the dot-dot-dot menu, but it does not for ...
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What is the name of the Samsung Galaxy S9's default alarm sound?

So I have an s9, and I am going to go crazy if I don't find the name for the default alarm sound, when you go to your clock to add an alarm, when you select none for your sound it plays an amazing ...
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How to select an arbitrary MP3 as ringtone on LineageOS?

I encoded a part of a song as MP3 and I'd like to set it as ringtone on LineageOS 14. I found some instructions to move the file to a certain location - or better locations because the locations ...
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Set a custom alarm / browser entire storage on Motorola Moto G5 / Android 7.0

I've been using Moto E3 and G4 before and had absolutely no problems in using custom / own alarm tones on these devices / Android versions (on both Android 6, 7.0 and 7.1 in case of G4). Now, I have ...
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Select my own ringtone on Samsung s7 but only Sound picker is available

I can select only Sound picker as source for my own sound files when choosing ringtone. Right before I could select Google drive and some more. How can I get the choice back? TL;DR When going ...
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Seperate Ringtone for Unknown Caller (Android 7) [duplicate]

In Android 7, how can I set a separate ringtone for callers who are not in my contact list? I still want to receive the call but I want to know if it is someone in my contact list or not before ...
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How to remove added ringtone

I have added a new ringtone to the ringtones list in Settings->Sounds->Phone ringtone>Add ringtone. After that I can see the same ringtone file in Ringtones folder of Internal storage. I need to ...
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Stock s8 wont play notification sounds

Here i got exonys version of samsung galaxy s8 64 GB running with android 7.0 stock rom. I have set my notification settings to sound and vibrate. Many times when a message arrives , SMS or wapp , my ...
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Routing ringtone through headset

I just bought a Samsung Galaxy S8+. Everything is working great, but there is one little thing I can't seem to figure out and that is the ringtone uses only the speakers. Can I route the ringtone ...
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How to extract default ringtones from phone? Not showing in folder

I just bought a new phone and I do not like the default ringtones / notification sounds, but I like the ones on my old phone. When I plug my old phone into my computer and go to This PC\KYOCERA\...
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Ringtone set from a file reverts to default after reboot

When I set a ringtone from a file ("More ringtones"), after reboot it reverts to the default ringtone on the pre-set list. How to fix this? When I choose a ringtone from the pre-set list, it does ...
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How do I get my phone to ring on a calendar notification? [duplicate]

I'm always missing appointments because the event notifications in Calendar app are so pathetic. I when its time to leave for an appointment, I want my phone to ring as loud as possible as if I'm ...
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Can't set ringtone / notification sound from internal storage

After a factory reset (internal storage was not wiped) on my Nexus 5X running stock Android 7.1.2, I'm no longer able to choose a ringtone, notification sound or alarm sound from internal storage. If ...
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All the built in notification tones are now gone after clearing the Media Storage app's data

The Album app on my phone fails to detect some of the pictures I have after I moved them. I tried clearing the Album app's data but it didn't do anything. After looking around the internet, I found ...
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Android forgets ringtone settings after USB connected as mass storage

Every time I turn on USB as mass storage device, my phone forgets its ringtone. This is somewhat reasonable, because the OS doesn't have access to these file while the flash belongs to another ...
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How to set default alarm ringtone in Android 6.0?

With my new Moto E3, every time I open Clock application (to enable some alarm) I see a message: Default alarm ringtone is silent [Change] When I tap on Change I'm redirected to Sounds & ...
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Galaxy S7 edge - How do I use a sound downloaded as part of a theme?

I want to use the sounds I have downloaded as part of my theme (Blue Polygon) as my ringtone and alarm sound. However, it is not in the selection of sounds when I tried to change it. Please advice. ...
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Setting up ringtone on Nexus 5X with Android 7.1.1

I am just writing about what worked on my new Nexus 5X which has Android 7.1.1. As I have read many answers about how to set up a ringtone and none of them worked. I installed a file manager app and ...
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Lollipop plays call notification ringtone instead of notification ringtone when a text is received

Device: Motorola Moto G4 Plus First of all, I set a custom ringtone for the calls. That works as intended. Now the issue is that custom ringtone is played whenever I receive a text as well. I expect ...
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How to set one Ringtone for Contacts and another for non contacts?

Is there an Android App that can perform one ring for anyone in my Contacts and another ring for anyone not in my Contacts? I know how to go in and set individual ringtones, but I have 350 contacts. ...
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Oneplus2, define/add user ringtones

I'm have a OnePlus2 device and I can't seem to set a different ringtone other than those provided with the ROM (Oxygen OS 3.1.0). I can't see an option for it under Settings > Sound and ...
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Where is the default alarm clock melody stored on Android 4.1?

I've bought a new Android smartphone (a T-Mobile branded Samsung Galaxy Note 3 SM-N9005, Android 5.0) and I don't really like it's default alarm clock ringtone. By countraries I like the default alarm ...
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Ring volume keeps reseting to zero

I have a OnePlus X running Android 5.1.1. I noticed that the ring volume keeps reseting itself (or is reset by s.t.) to zero. This usually happens when I switch the phone back from no-interruptions ...
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How do I set a different notifications sounds for different contacts?

If it matters I have an HTC Desire 626s and just want to know if it's possible to set different notification sounds for different contacts and if yes, how?
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Nexus 5X: How can I use custom ringtones /alarms without installing additional apps?

I have a Nexus 5X with Android 6.0.1 and latest security patches (June 2016). I try to use my own soundfiles for alarms and ringtones. I tried a lot of suggestions, but I can't get it to work. When I ...
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Importing custom ringtone

I have downloaded a ringtone and now would like to put it on the list of available ringtones on my Maxx2. How do I put it on the ringtone list? What is the proper format? .wav, .aiff?
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...