How can you use a custom notification tone??Support


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  1. Still_Spinnin

    Still_Spinnin Member This Topic's Starter

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    Hi, I'm trying to find out what I have to do to change my notification tone. I don't want one of the standard tones, So I'm trying to find a way to change em for tones I made with ringdroid.

    HALPPP!!! lol


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    bigdroid Well-Known Member

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    Welcome to Android Forums!! :) Take a look under settings, sound & display, notification ringtone.
     
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    Still_Spinnin Member This Topic's Starter

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    Yes, I know how to change the tone to one of the standard ones that come pre-installed, But I'd like to use my own tone I have. Is that possible?

    Thanks again.
     
  4. schdy37

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    If the saved it to your music list just go to it and highlite it then click on the menu button and select other and select ringtone
     
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    Not my ringtone. My text tone. I know how to change it to one of the ones that come on the phone, And I know how to change my ringtone to a personal one, But as far as the tone when you get a text message goes, Can you change it to a personal tone and not one of the standard notification tones that come on the phone?
     
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    Jacki1008 Well-Known Member

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    go into your applications drawer. select My files. Make a file that is called Notifications. Move the tone you downloaded to that file.

    Now go into your main Menu. Select Sounds & display, Notification ringtone, select music, Music...and viola it should be there for you to choose.
     
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    It doesn't give me the option of selecting music in notifications. Only thing in the folder is the standard notification tones. :(
     
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    skipster Well-Known Member

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    Using a file manager, like Astro, navigate to /sdcard/media/audio/notifications.... put your new notification in here, and it will appear as a choice in settings.

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    Still_Spinnin Member This Topic's Starter

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    I hope this works, Thanks! :)
     
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    I have a related question about Notification Ringtones on LG Vortex. Can you have contact specific Notification Ringtones (like Ringtones)? If so, how would I do this?

    Thanks!
     
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    Thank you so much for this answer!! I called Verizon to get the answer to this question and while on the phone with them for 35 minutes, I found this. It felt good to be able to tell the VZW rep that I found what I needed here and did not need their help!! Thanks again!!

    I am new to this forum, but I will come see you guys before I waste my time with the so called "Tech Support" at VZW from now on!!!

    Lettie
     
  12. chava333

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    Quote:
    Originally Posted by Jacki1008 [​IMG]
    go into your applications drawer. select My files. Make a file that is called Notifications. Move the tone you downloaded to that file.

    Now go into your main Menu. Select Sounds & display, Notification ringtone, select music, Music...and viola it should be there for you to choose.

    Thank you this worked perfectly.
     
  13. NikolexRawr

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    How do you drag it into Astro? Because I don't see how you can get it in your Notifications folder. Thanks:)
     
  14. NikolexRawr

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    Where's the applications drawer?
     
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    jprewett57 New Member

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    I am trying set a custom tone as my text message alert tone. I made a folder labeled notifications, and now I am in my music app trying to move the music to the folder and I can not figure it out. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks so much!!:)
     
  16. ashes2181

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    Go to your file manager, then downloads. Find your custom tone. Hold it down until it offers your options, one will be to move it. Then go to media/audio/notifications...then paste it inside. :)
     
  17. Davo61

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    Icecream sandwich seems to have different file location, but the principal of Skipsters is correct, find your notidications folder, drop in your new sound, say an mp3, and Bingo.
     

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