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Old November 20th, 2013, 03:29 PM   #1 (permalink)
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In the past i have successfully and unsuccessfully made my own ringtones via ringtone cutter apps.
Since getting my replacement handset i can create a ringtone,assign it but it won't play.Instead i get a single note repeating.
What am i doing wrong ?.

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Copy the ringtone file to your computer and play it. I suspect you''ll get the same single note playing. I further suspect that whatever app you're using to make the ringtones is bad. (I use Audacity on a PC to cut and edit ringtones, and never have a problem.)
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You have to lable a folder as ringtones on your external drive and put all made ringtones in this folder you will need a application such as.

com.hlidskialf.android.tonepicker.apk

This application will allow you to play thoes extra tones from that folder. These tones can be put as anything from ringtones to sms and alarm sounds . This can be done rooted or unrooted . Also you can delete those sounds and unwanted tones taking up so much space . Just make a backup just in case u need to return the device back to the company fro repairs or programs such as tmobile jump etc .
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You need to have the file type be .ogg. To loop, you need to open the properties and in the file info create a field called ANDROID_LOOP and set value to "true".
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I appreciate your replies but in the past ive never had to create files etc to make ringtones.I've just created them on ringtone cutter or MP3 cutter,well known , popular apps.


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Just did the long reboot and edited my contacts and hey presto,the ringtones now work.No files just ringtone cutting
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I appreciate your replies but in the past ive never had to create files etc to make ringtones.I've just created them on ringtone cutter or MP3 cutter,well known , popular apps.


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Just did the long reboot and edited my contacts and hey presto,the ringtones now work.No files just ringtone cutting
Hi chukka, what do you mean by long reboot and editing contacts?

1) did you just turn the phone off and on?

2) did you delete some contacts? Or change the names/numbers on contacts?

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Hi chukka, what do you mean by long reboot and editing contacts?

1) did you just turn the phone off and on?.BY HOLDING DOWN THE POWER BUTTON AND HOME SCREEN BUTTON

2) did you delete some contacts? Or change the names/numbers on contacts?.i JUST WENT INTO THE CONTACT AND RESELECTED THE RINGTONE

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I hope that makes sense,im a bit of a technophobe
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I hope that makes sense,im a bit of a technophobe
Yes, thank you! I don't completely understand the holding the power and home button though since I've never tried that for anything yet.
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I appreciate your replies but in the past ive never had to create files etc to make ringtones.I've just created them on ringtone cutter or MP3 cutter,well known , popular apps.


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Just did the long reboot and edited my contacts and hey presto,the ringtones now work.No files just ringtone cutting
Just letting you know how Android expects the files to be. I didn't make it up, just passing along the info.

BTW, in the past I've been able to use mp3s without issue and sometimes not. It's been hit or miss for me. oog files always have worked.

Sounds like you got it working, glad to hear!
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