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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by solidkevin, Aug 5, 2010.

  1. solidkevin

    solidkevin Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    On My Nexus I could set one of my songs as a ringtone, theres not option on my captivate...
     



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  2. JadeEyedWolf

    JadeEyedWolf Member

    Gotta create a folder on your SD card called Ringtones and put what you want to use in there.
     
  3. DT

    DT Android Expert

    I believe some folks have mentioned that an "unrooted" phone has a max file size that can be used for a ringtone. My suggestion is to snag RingDroid that provides a slick little edit to snag a sample from a music file, then it automatically stashes it in the correct place (to be accessible as a ring or notification). Astro (outstanding file manager) will also prompt for a Music Options on a music file you long-tap, and one of the subsequent options is Set as Ringtone.
     
  4. CrimsonPride

    CrimsonPride Android Expert

    go to settings > sound and display > voice call ringtone

    mine has all the ringtones ive made in there. i use ringdroid to make them, it gives you an option to set your ringtone as the one you just made also
     
  5. kryichek

    kryichek Newbie

    So, it looks like you can see these ringtone and set them for a call, but how about a SMS message? I dont see the ones I created in that listing but I do see them in the call ringtone list. What gives?
     
  6. DT

    DT Android Expert

    Ringtones are specifically for the phone, Notifications are for things like SMS, email, etc.

    Two separate folders!
     
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  7. kryichek

    kryichek Newbie

    Gotcha..... so to clarify, I need a Notification folder on the SD card ?
     
  8. azan

    azan Newbie

    Yes. That's the way I have it set up. Separate folders for ringtones and notifications. Has well for me.
     
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  9. iamspeare

    iamspeare Lurker

    I made the Ringtones folder, but even when I select to set them as my Voice Call Tone or Notification it doesn't work. The files don't show up in Media Player or Ringdroid either. They are .mpga created using mobile17.com
     
  10. hjeong87

    hjeong87 Lurker

    get app called astro. it has option to let you set music as ringtone regardless of any size. and u dont have to deal with making 'ringtone' folder. no rooting required.
     
  11. RockinMom6

    RockinMom6 Lurker

    Thanks so much for posting this. I tried for two days to get my lost ringtones back...

    For anyone else who has this issue make sure you name your new folders "Ringtones" and "Notifications" Use the plural.
     
  12. sremick

    sremick Android Expert

  13. jeremy_v

    jeremy_v Lurker

    CrimsonPride's option worked great ty
     

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The Samsung Captivate release date was July 2010. Features and Specs include a 4.0" inch screen, 5MP camera, 512GB RAM, Hummingbird processor, and 1500mAh battery.

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